Arts & Entertainment

Loyola’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will be putting on a production of the renowned musical “Cabaret” April 5-15. The show takes place in Berlin in the early 1930s during the rise of the …

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The world premiere of “The Gentleman Caller,” written by Loyola alumnus Philip Dawkins, is set to premiere April 6 at the Raven Theatre (6157 N. Clark St.). “The Gentleman Caller” tells the true story of …

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The Lyric Opera of Chicago (20 N. Upper Wacker Dr.) premiered a new production of Gounod’s “Faust” March 9. Originally written in 1859 as an epic poem by German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the …

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The world premiere of “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” based on one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time, will open at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St.) March 13 before headlining Broadway …

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The lobby of Chicago’s grand Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Parkway) isn’t overtly spectacular. The floors contain original mosaic tile and the staircases are tastefully embellished with a touch of architect Louis Sullivan’s signature ornate …

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Participating theaters around Chicago will be offering special productions at discounted prices to expose a larger audience to the richness and diversity of Chicago’s theater scene as part of the sixth annual Chicago Theatre Week. …

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Continuing the celebration of its 35th anniversary season, Edgewater’s Raven Theatre (6157 N. Clark St.) is hosting the premiere of playwright Melissa Ross’ “Nice Girl” Jan. 24. Directed by Lauren Shouse, this contemplative drama laced …

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The latest production out of Second City Studios, “Identity Heist,” premiered at Judy’s Beat Lounge (230 North Ave.) this week. Starring Meghan Babbe, the “Tonight Show” parody featured plenty of witty improv that had the small …