For “Extra Shapes,” on March 20, Neapolitan ice cream is the dance metaphor, and the stage itself is the ice cream carton. Combine but do not blend.
For the Jazz weekend there’s a blend of familiar favorites and debut artists, “all musicians of the greatest national and international acclaim” says Marcia White, President and Executive Director of SPAC.
Ben Platt has been one busy actor ever since he appeared in the Joe Iconis musical “The Black Suits” at Barrington Stage Company
Sergei Rachmaninoff divides the romantic movement from modern times and in this sparkling concert, he will hear how he entwines Orientalism around his thoroughly European palette with soloist Vassily Primakov.
Derek Hough and the phenomenal Rockettes are on tap this spring as some of America’s most creative artists (including A.R.T.’s Diane Paulus) go all out to please jaded New Yorkers.
Collaboration between theatres in Chicago is exemplary, with Steppenwolf using one of its famous stages to showcase the best of new works in America’s other famous theatre hub.
A celebration and retrospective of the life and works of August Wilson, “theater’s poet of Black America”. More than 20 Chicago theaters, schools and organizations are involved.