Story | Sep 1, 2011 | 8:33 PM
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Story | Aug 18, 2011 | 9:22 PMDon't expect a wisecracking Simon Cowell at this audition.
Story | Sep 8, 2011 | 10:46 PM
"Writing" seems an inadequate word to describe what Stephen Sondheim has done, yet it is the breadth, impact and influence of his writing that have won him the 2011 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement. The 81-year-old composer and...
Story | Sep 8, 2011 | 8:36 PM
To successfully revive a modern classic musical such as "West Side Story" for the 21st century, you need more than melodic voices and inspired choreography. You need the elusive ingredient of attitude — an "us vs. them" mentality that pervades the...
Story | Jan 5, 2012 | 7:11 PM
A trip through any of Tchaikovsky's later symphonies is a trip indeed. The Russian composer goes from the tragic to the triumphant, from the reverent to the dejected and doleful. Listening to them is an exercise of the mind into the glories of a past...