Month: February 2019

Twilight Bowl | Goodman Theatre, February 19th, 2019

Twilight Bowl | Goodman Theatre, February 19th, 2019

4 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Twilight Bowl written by Rebecca Gilman illustrates brilliantly the twilight years of female adolescence. After graduating from a small Wisconsin high school, Sam heads to college on scholarship—but her cousin Jaycee’s future isn’t looking 

Anna Karenina | Joffrey Ballet, February 13th, 2019

Anna Karenina | Joffrey Ballet, February 13th, 2019

3.5 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) The Joffrey Ballet presents the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov’s historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, Anna Karenina. This performance marks the Company’s first commissioned full-length score, composed by Russian multi award-winning composer 

Trinity Irish Dance Company | Auditorium Theater, February 2nd, 2019

Trinity Irish Dance Company | Auditorium Theater, February 2nd, 2019

4 out of 4 stars(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Trinity Irish Dance Company makes its first full-length Chicago appearance in over ten years in a one night only performances that enchanted audience members by showcasing TIDC’s longstanding traditions, immense creativity and outstanding caliber of