After two years of workshops and script readings, “Escape to Margaritaville” premiered at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre Nov. 9. The musical features Jimmy Buffett’s songs, including his most popular hits “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and “Come Monday,” …

Audiences first witnessed the rock ‘n’ roll phenomenon “School of Rock: The Musical” on Broadway in 2015. Now the guitar shredding, aspiring rock star Dewey Finn and his band are here in Chicago, bringing their …

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Sweeping movements and flourishing melodies graced the stage of the Lyric Opera House Oct. 6 as members of Chicago’s Lyric Opera and the Joffrey Ballet collaborated in the highly anticipated modern-day dramatization of Christoph Willibald …

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The Blue Man Group has utilized flashing lights, vibrant color and live music to captivate audiences around the world since 1987. Since then, it has grown to include permanent shows in Las Vegas, Orlando, New …

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“The Simpsons” is coming to Loyola in an unconventional way. The Department of Fine and Performing Arts will be performing the eclectic “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play,” for its second production of the semester. Written …

The Lyric Opera and Joffrey Ballet are teaming up for the first time this season in a highly anticipated production of composer Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orphée et Eurydice.”

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Coffee shops are a staple of social life for college students. They offer a space to meet friends, do homework and stress-cry into double-shot cappuccinos. Almost every Chicago neighborhood has a few. The newest coffee …

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  The year 1984 has come and gone, yet George Orwell’s vision of a totalitarian war state still feels prophetic. Exploring themes of privacy, censorship, nationalism and violence, Orwell’s renowned 1949 novel, “1984,” brings its …