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The Joffrey Ballet Confirms Lineup for New Season

The Joffrey Ballet is excited to bring more thrilling shows to their Chicago audience. Yesterday, they announced via a press release that beloved classics will be included in the powerful setlist for the coming year. “Jane Eyre” starts everything on … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina: Joffrey’s World Premiere and First-Time Collaboration with Australian Ballet

From February 13-24, The Joffrey Ballet intends to bring “Anna Karenina” to the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, according to an official press release. The Leo Tolstoy classic envisioned by Yuri Possokhov will be brought to the Chicago audience through … Continue reading

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“La Bohème” and “Cendrillon” Kick Off the New Year at Lyric Opera

After successful openings this fall, Puccini’s romantic tearjerker and an Italian production inspired by the Cinderella tale are ready to return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago.”La Bohème” is scheduled  for a string of performances January 10 – 31, while “Cendrillon” has … Continue reading

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A&A Ballet’s “The Art Deco Nutcracker” is Coming to Chicago

“The Art Deco Nutcracker” opens next month, and A&A Ballet is sharing all the details! According to an official press release from A&A Ballet and Carol Fox & Associates, the shows will be held in Chicago’s Studebaker Theatre from November … Continue reading

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New Dancers Officially Joining The Joffrey Ballet

Welcome to Chicago! According to an official press release from The Silverman Group, Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet will be opening their new season with more talented dancers! Derek Drilon, Anna Gerberich, Valentino Mongolia Zamora, Xavier Núñez, Princess Reid, Julia Rust, and Leticia … Continue reading

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[Review] A&A Ballet’s “Debut” was Wonderful

On March 17 in Curtiss Hall, A&A Ballet presented a lovely intimate event (“Debut”) promoting the talent within their well-respected company. Jane Kelly was a fun and lively host, while Spooky Generator, Red Clay and Ani Gogova brought their signature sound … Continue reading

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Book Review: Francine Rivers’ “The Masterpiece”

“We’re all God’s masterpiece, created anew in Christ.” (a Grace Moore quote) In Francine Rivers’s upcoming novel “The Masterpiece”, devout atheist Roman Velasco has a near-death experience that opens his eyes to the afterlife, while his religious assistant, Grace Moore, … Continue reading

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