Lyric Opera of Chicago today (April 21) named Anthony Freud, 53, as its new general director, effective October 1. The British-born Freud will be only the fourth leader of Lyric Opera in the company’s 58-year history.
Inner City Entertainment, also known as the ICE theater chain, will officially re-open one of its theaters in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood. The theater closed about four years ago. ICE has been in business almost for fifteen years now.
On Sunday, many will be celebrating Easter by decorating a few eggs. But there’s more to hard boiled eggs than tossing them in some hot water.Nina Barrett knows boiling the perfect egg can actually be intimidating.
Church may be a little more crowded on Sunday on account of Easter. But do fuller pews make for fuller collection plates? There’s been no shortage of stories exploring charitable giving in the wake of the Great Recession. But what is the state of the plate?
The classics of literature, film or ballet earn their keep by remaining fresh and compelling from one generation to the next. Still a contemporary update can sometimes make even a classic more relevant. That’s the case for two dance performances currently on stage in Chicago.