NYC in May: Part 3

That evening in NYC, we saw the new musical An American in Paris. It was magnificent. As most readers of this blog know, I see a lot of theater during the year. This performance was up there. First and foremost, the dancing was brilliant. It’s not just a musical; it’s also an exquisite ballet at […]

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NYC in May: Part 2

My adventures in NYC continued after my explorations in Central Park. I ended up walking the entire length of the park from 110th street to 59th street. Part of that was spent in the park itself, wandering up and down hills (What are these bumpy things?). I even stumbled across a dodgeball game played by […]

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NYC in May: Part 1

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to visit NYC again. I had a marvelous time going to shows, exploring museums and parks, and eating delectable treats. Over the next few blog posts, I’ll talk about my trip. On the first day of the trip, we went up to the Saturday Farmer’s Market in Union […]

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Review: Alls Well That Ends Well

This past weekend, we saw Shakespeare’s Alls Well That Ends Well at the Theater Wit. Yes, another play checked off my list of Shakespearean plays. After seeing so many Shakespeare comedies, I’m finding that Twelfth Night is really more the anomaly than the norm. Theater Wit’s production was set in 1950s America. They had decided […]

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Interview with The Girlie Show: Big Top Burlesque

So dear Readers, I’m now doing a series of interviews for the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival that will take place June 17th to 21st. You should definitely check it out: Here is my first interview with the Girlie Show: I’m going to scale back a little bit on this blog as I conduct these […]

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Review: Sense and Sensibility

This past weekend, we saw the musical version of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. I have to say that I went into the show with reservations. I’ve never been a huge Jane Austen fan. I’ll wait for all the gasping and hand wringing to stop. I started with Pride and […]

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