A new semester brings in a new calendar of theatrical productions at Loyola. Whether students enjoy an intriguing storyline or appreciate the talent of singers and dancers on stage, Loyola’s theatre department has prepared shows …

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Steppenwolf Theatre Co. premiered its new production, “The Minutes,” a single act political-comedy based around a small town theme Nov. 21 at the Downstairs Theatre (1650 N. Halsted St.). The intriguing play from the mind …

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Palm trees are waving in the breeze, and the smell of ocean is in the air. Tourists and locals are out and about, carelessly enjoying the warm summer sunshine. For two hours, Margaritaville will transform …

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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,” …

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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 …