Colette Todd and Gilbert Domally in BoHo Theatre’s production of NEXT TO NORMAL (Amy Boyle) Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at BoHo Theatre By Hilary Holbrook Since it first appeared on Broadway in 2008, I have been a huge fan of this show. NEXT TO NORMAL examines the issues of grief,...
Kick up your heels—the 2013 Tony Award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS is back in Chicago for the first time since its pre-Broadway world premiere!
This play shows how wonderfully messy people are. We make mistakes, snap judgements, and have so much more to learn, but, when we find what matters, we’d better fight like hell to keep it in our lives.
Part of the reason the movie was so successful was that you saw the gritty (albeit the Disney version of “gritty”), hard-knock-life existence for the newsboys, who had the kind of “devil-may-care” attitude that only comes from those who have nothing to lose.
WAR PAINT is a master class in acting taught by Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. It’s also damn good reminder that women can not only carry a show, but they can slather it in face cream and wrap it up in a pretty pink bow, all while bringing down the house just for walking on stage.
Sometimes the rain stops just as you are about to see a play in which all three scenes mention the rain just stopping and the play is called WASTWATER and it’s set in England where very often it rains for a long time …
Laurence Mark Wythe’s TOMORROW MORNING does a lot of things right. In the vein of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST FIVE YEARS, TOMORROW MORNING aims for intimate, character-driven and contemporary. It focuses on two couples—one, the night before their wedding and the other, the night before their divorce.