Just in time for Independence Day, I was able to see the musical about America’s founding fathers. I finally got to be in “the room where it happens” last weekend! Yes, I got to see the Broadway hit Hamilton.
The Chicago Children’s Choir brought together all of its choirs to for Paint the Town Red in Millennium Park kicking off the summer season. As the largest choral organization in the country, it was an impressive showing
I’m still feeling energized and thankful for a stunning production by Dance Theatre of Harlem at the Auditorium Theatre last weekend.
It’s the time of year for valuing the people in our lives. I’ve been having a relaxing time with family away from the city for Thanksgiving, but part of my heart is still at the Dance Theatre of Harlem student matinee with my students. Continue reading
I saw the preview of In the Heights by Porchlight Music Theatre.
This was a smart choice from a marketing perspective. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s name is big right now and with the hype leading up to Hamilton in Chicago, the timing Continue reading
I just saw Heathers, The Musical at Stage 773 put on by Stage Door Productions. It was an interesting dive back into the 80s.
Certain songs resounded Continue reading
Saxophonist, band leader extraordinaire, Miguel Zenón performed as part of the UChicago Presents late last month.
The performance of Identities are Changeable exhibited excellent craftsmanship accompanied by compelling video content. He focused on the complex identities of Puerto Ricans in New York or also known as Nuyoricans. Continue reading
Happy May! This month, along with some performance recommendations, I’m particularly thinking about music.
May is National Chamber Music Month. What an opportunity to explore some great chamber music happening around the city and reflect upon music as a part of our lives.
Chamber music has a rich history Continue reading