Tag: Orbert Davis

Review: Paradise Blue (TimeLine Theatre)

Al'Jaleel McGhee stars as Blue in Paradise Blue, TimeLine Theatre, Joe Mazza          
Paradise Blue 

Written by Dominique Morisseau
Music by Orbert Davis
TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru July 23  |  tix: $38-$51  |  more info
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May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Mountaintop (Court Theatre)

David Alan Anderson and Lisa Beasley star as Camae and Martin Luther King in Court Theatre's "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo by Michael Brosilow)        
The Mountaintop

Written by Katori Hall
Directed by Ron OJ Parson 
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Oct 13  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
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September 16, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Chicago Theater tidbits: Goodman’s partnership, Auditorium Theatre’s "America in the Age of Obama" concert



Chicago’s Goodman Theatre has announced a new partnership with the Austrian steel town of Linz.  Read Chris Jones‘ (from the Trib) article here.


The Auditorium Theatre, in partnership with City Lights Orchestra, will be holding a special one-time concert  on Wednesday, Feb. 11th at 7:30, entitled “America in the Age of Obama: A Concert Honoring Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” 

This special benefit concert will feature music by Grammy-winner Linda Clifford, jazz-trumpet legend Orbert Davis, The Soul Children of Chicago, and Walter Payton College Prep Concert Choir.  CBS Chicago anchor Jim Williams will emcee, and special guests include Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Boeing Company VP Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and Roosevelt University President Charles Middleton.  

For more info, visit AuditoriumTheatre.org. For tickets, call 312.902.1500 or visit Ticketmaster.com.

  Soul Children of Chicago

Soul Children of Chicago

January 29, 2009 | 0 Comments More