After 40 years, Grease is back where it all began, in more ways than one. First, the production’s at a small space off Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. That harkens back to the plays early '70s debut in Chicago’s off-Loop theatre scene.
1. Alan Cumming is coming to Chicago (how many times has that pun been made?)! He'll be performing his one man cabaret show I Bought a Blue Car Today on May 28th. Yes, that's a long time from now, but he's a big deal, so get on it.
The road trip is a familiar formula in novels and films – On the Road, Thelma and Louise, It Happened One Night. But what about the theater?Our itinerary for this week's dueling critics involves a mother and daughter duo: Beatriz and Olivia.