Theater

CL South among the first to premiere high school 'Poppins' production

Ben Stoner knew two things about this year’s spring musical at Crystal Lake South High School. It was going to be “Mary Poppins.” And she was going to fly.


Review: Paramount turns in stellar version of 'The Who's Tommy'

AURORA – As an longtime fan of the band The Who, I had misgivings when it was first announced that the band's iconic album – "Tommy" – was being made into a Broadway play.


Lake in the Hills boy stars in Paramount Theatre's 'Tommy'

Between basketball games and homework, 12-year-old Ricky Falbo of Lake in the Hills becomes “Tommy.”


Review: ‘Married Alive!’ brings belly laughs to the Raue in Crystal Lake

Note to readers: This is an occasional theater column. Reviews of productions throughout McHenry County will be written by various members of area theater companies, as well as educators.


Fightin' words: Stunt man, love of theater inspire McHenry County productions

Area students are fighting for theater – literally.


Theater group ‘inhabits’ McHenry cafe

From a warehouse to a coffee shop, Inhabit Theatre makes its stage wherever its members go.


Dancers bring unique flair to McHenry County's ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

The Sugar Plum Fairy. Clara. The Nutcracker prince. The Mouse King. Tchaikovsky’s sweeping score.


Review: Woodstock Opera House's 'A Christmas Carol' exudes holiday spirit

Note to readers: This is an occasional theater column. Reviews of productions throughout McHenry County will be written by various members of area theater companies, as well as educators.


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