'Hadestown,' 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to play as part of Broadway in Chicago season
Broadway in Chicago on Monday announced season subscriptions for its upcoming season which includes touring productions of the Tony Award-winning "Hadestown" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" along with the pre-Broadway premiere of "Paradise Square."
Best Bets: Andrew Grams bids farewell to ESOAndrew Grams concludes his tenure as Elgin Symphony Orchestra music director with a concert in Pingree Grove, and comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell bring their "Bumping Mics" tour to the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan.
Dining events: Donate bottled water to get a free sub at Firehouse SubsTo help those in need, Firehouse Subs is holding its H2O For Heroes drive Saturday when a donation of bottled water equals a free sub. Plus, WhirlyBall serves new custom beer flights and three of Scorched Earth Brewing Co.'s brews recently won accolades.
McHenry County Fair rolls into town with tractor pulls, livestock, '70s rockers KansasThe McHenry County Fair will return to Woodstock for its 73rd year beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3, and running through Sunday, Aug. 8.
Cirque du Soleil's ''Twas the Night Before ...' to return to ChicagoCirque du Soleil's "'Twas the Night Before..." returns this holiday season with a tour that plays Chicago and New York. It plays the Chicago Theatre from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5.
How suburban police will celebrate National Night OutAfter a pandemic hiatus, National Night Out events will return throughout the suburbs Tuesday night with picnics, barbecues, police dog demonstrations and free COVID-19 vaccinations.
Aurora's Paramount Theatre mandates COVID-19 vaccination for theatergoers. Will others follow?Paramount Theatre will require audience members to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 when "Kinky Boots" begins Aug. 18. Will other local theaters follow suit?
Album review: Jack Antonoff's Bleachers album leans on The BossHow's this for a flex from Jack Antonoff? Get no less than Bruce Springsteen to show up on your new solo album. For background vocals.
Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Diggers Sound'"Gold-Diggers Sound" is an apropos name for the third studio album of an artist who struck it rich six years ago with his debut LP.
Suburban songwriter Larry Anthony balances stories, feelings on his new EP"It doesn't matter what I want you to think, but what reflection of yourself do you see in this?" The new EP by Larry Anthony, "How Far We've Come," tells his story, but he also wants to know yours.
Jeff Mills goes solo with 'The No Apologies Tour' singleJeff Mills of Violet Crime has a bone to pick with all of us -- and himself -- with his new solo single.
Through the Film Magnifer, Walter Payton, Shadow Traffic, Danny Thomas at Woodfield Mall, Julia Child and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Bob Collins, Jack Nicklaus, Richard Daley, Woodfield Mall Ice Arena and more
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Bobby Hull, Peter O'Toole, Ted Nugent, aerobics classes for kids and more