Most opera performances were cancelled on the night of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Over the course of that weekend, Chicago freelance writer and editor Richard Rothschild began to notice parallels between the tragedy of the stage and the tragedy of real life.
Six Broadway shows and three museums in five days. The wonder of it is that Dueling Critic Kelly Kleiman can remember anything about her trip to New York. Herewith a guide for any Chicago tourist headed East.