Chicago Theater

Chicago’s August Wilson Celebration

Mar 11, 2015No Comments

   By David Smallwood In an unprecedented community event ranging    from the Pullman Historic District to Evanston,  more than 20 Chicago theaters, schools and

"Aint Misbehavin'" ain'...

Feb 12, 2014No Comments

By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | JAPWoodruff@gmail.com In an exciting, risky and down right demand for attention, Porchlight Music Theatre’s, “Aint Misbehavin'” brings to us the

"Aint Misbehavin'" ain'...

Feb 12, 2014No Comments

By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | JAPWoodruff@gmail.com In an exciting, risky and down right demand for attention, Porchlight Music Theatre’s, “Aint Misbehavin'” brings to us the

The Curtis Mayfield Story – A Lasting Imp...

Sep 23, 2013No Comments

  It was a Friday evening right before one of the final preview rehearsals, I sat with Jackie Taylor and Reggie Torian in her office

SMOKEY JOE IS A GREAT RETRO SHOW ON ROCK A...

May 03, 2013No Comments

SMOKEY JOE’s CAFÉ is playing at the Royal George Cabaret, 1641 North Halsted. The show was just extended to June 30 by popular demand. It

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet "Vera Stark&...

Apr 26, 20132 Comments

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet "Vera Stark&...

Apr 26, 20132 Comments

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artisti...

Mar 14, 2013No Comments

Executive Director of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Brett Batterson, welcomes world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Chicago for an unprecedented 10

Review: From Doo Wop to Hip Hop

Mar 05, 20132 Comments

The smooth sounds from the band filled the Black Ensemble Theater as the audience anxiously waited to see the spectacular performance of From Doo Wop

Scenes from Theater 47's 'Imitati...

Feb 15, 2013No Comments

AMAZING! THOUGHT-PROVOKING! MOVING! Are all words to describe the feeling after seeing Director John Ruffin Jr. and Theatre 47’s stage play adaptation of “Imitation of Life”. With

Destiny’s Child Michelle Williams stars i...

Feb 12, 20133 Comments

Prior to Super Bowl XLVII, social media websites were full of “I can’t wait to see Beyoncé perform at half time” messages. Half time arrived