Theater

From the masterminds behind “Les Misérables,” the Broadway sensation “Miss Saigon” enthralled audiences with its tale of passion and heartbreak at Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.). Directed by Cameron Mackintosh, Alain Boublil and …

Music

A mythical creature known as Icarus once flew too close to the sun and had his wings scorched, despite his father’s warning of complacency and hubris. While this Greek mythology is a tale of tragedy, …

Theater

The Lyric Opera House (20 N. Wacker Drive) continues its season with renowned Italian opera writer Giuseppe Verdi’s “Il trovatore.” The melodrama plot has elements suitable to every viewer’s preference. Debuted Nov. 17 for a …

Music

Toro y Moi charmed screaming fans at a sold-out show Nov. 6 at the historic Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.).  Chaz Bear — whose bilingual stage name is Toro y Moi — emerged in …

Unscripted

In the latest episode of Unscripted, arts and entertainment editor Emily Rosca and opinion editor Arian Ahmadpour discuss “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the latest film from director Brian Singer (“X-Men,” “Superman Returns”). Starring Rami Malek (“Night at …

Unscripted

In episode two of new movie review series “Unscripted,” arts and entertainment editor Emily Rosca and arts and entertainment reporter Matt Driscoll sit down to review “Halloween,” starring Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode. Directed …

Film & TV

Phones ring off the hook while several conversations are heard simultaneously. Chaos and complexity hit audiences as lights dim and the movie starts rolling. In Oscar-nominee Jason Reitman’s latest political drama “The Front Runner,” journalism …

Unscripted

In the new movie review series “Unscripted,” The Phoenix arts and entertainment editor Emily Rosca and opinion editor Arian Ahmadpour sit down to review “Bad Times at the El Royale,” the latest film from director Drew …