Arts & Entertainment

“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 …

Arts & Entertainment

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.”

Arts & Entertainment

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 …

Arts & Entertainment

  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 …

Theater

Just two nights before he took the stage for 549 people at the sold-out Broadway Playhouse, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett was entertaining a crowd 40,000 people larger at Wrigley Field. Reporter Chris Jones of the Chicago …

Theater

In the era of shows like “Hamilton” or “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Something Rotten!” will likely go by the wayside within the next ten years. The show, playing now at the Oriental Theatre, has moments of …

Theater

Those who’ve taken an acting class at Loyola in recent years may find a familiar face gracing one of Chicago’s biggest stages. Jonathan Weir, an adjunct theater professor in the Department of Fine and Performing …

Theater

Chicago continues to lure some of Broadway’s biggest hits to its theatres, and “Aladdin” is the latest show to make an extended visit to a Windy City stage. The North American tour of the Disney …