Category Archives: theatre

Theatre Review: Christopher Wheeldon’s “Swan Lake” 2018

“Swan Lake” was breathtaking! Victoria Jaiani, Dylan Gutierrez and Fabrice Calmels lead an outstanding ensemble for opening night in the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. In Christopher Wheeldon’s “Swan Lake”, the Principal Dancer’s (Gutierrez) vivid imagination seemed more like reality … Continue reading

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[American Idol Reunion] Ace Young and Wife, Melinda Doolittle and Mandisa Pose for BTS Theatre Photo

Today, American Idol alumni, Ace Young, Diana Degarmo Young, Melinda Doolittle and Mandisa, gathered backstage at a Franklin, TN theatre. Mandisa posted the happy photo on her Instagram along with some live performance clips of her fellow AI members. Check … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Joffrey Ballet’s “Giselle”

“Giselle” is awe-inspiring. On Wednesday, “Giselle” kicked off The Joffrey Ballet‘s 2017-2018 season. The production, which originated in a 1841 Parisian Opera, remains a delightful story that people of all ages can enjoy. I was hesitant about attending the ballet … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: A&A Ballet’s “Cinderella”

Bravo to the cast of “Cinderella”! Today, BTSCelebs was given the golden opportunity to review A&A Ballet’s Naperville premiere of “Cinderella”. This wonderful version is a drastic change to the original tale in the best way possible. Dancers Ella Dorman and Teddy … Continue reading

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[Interview] Actor Jonathan Nieves: “The River Bride’s Story Is So Rich”

Welcome to part 2 of BTSCelebs’ interview with the actors from “The River Bride”! It’s time to meet Jonathan Nieves. BTSCelebs: Who is Jonathan Nieves? Jonathan Nieves: I would describe myself as charismatic, passionate, jokester and hard worker. How did … Continue reading

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[Interview] Actor Nate Santana: [The River Bride] Is A Cross Of ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Anaconda’

On May 11th, “The River Bride” opens in the Halycon Theatre. BTSCelebs was recently given the golden opportunity to interview the leading men from the local production. The handsome actors Nate Santana and Johnathan Nieves portray Moises and Duarte in Marisela … Continue reading

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The Joffrey Ballet’s “Global Visionaries” – April 26th, 2017

Global Visionaries is unlike anything you have ever seen before! From comedy to serious artistic expression, Joffrey‘s Global Visionaries has it all. I have to give another standing ovation to all the hard-working dancers and choreographers who put together such an … Continue reading

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