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Bi-Park Emerging Playwrights Festival open to teens and adults

Have you ever wanted to see your story on stage? Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre is excited to open this unique opportunity to teens and adults for the 2nd Emerging Playwrights Festival. Forms and original plays are due November ...

Met Opera U.S., Premiere "Marnie"-A New Opera Classic is Born-In Movie Theatres Live HD Sat. Nov. 10, 1pm

Spectacular singing, superb cinematic sets, brilliant costumes and a sweeping score make the North American premiere of the new opera Marnie the crown jewel of the Metropolitan Opera's 2018-19 season. An original Met commission by composer Nico Muhly, with a ...

Halloween pumpkin smash

Don't trash your Halloween pumpkin - smash it! Bring your Halloween pumpkins to the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Plum Creek Nature Center in Crete Township and smash them to smithereens instead of sending them to the local landfill ...

CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT: THE FRONT RUNNER

Director Jason Reitman (Tully, Young Adult, Up In The Air) brings forth a cinematically sweeping indictment of the American political process in The Front Runner, starring Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman as the ill-fated, but charismatic candidate. In a screenplay co-writtem ...

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL CENTERPIECE ROMA DIRECTED BY ALFONSO CAURON

Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron brings the quiet, but emotionally powerful film ROMA to the big screen as a Centerpiece of the Main Slate presentations at the 56th New York Film Festival. The joint Mexico/USA Netflix production is also screening as a ...

TRANSIT FROM GERMAN ART FILM MASTER CHRISTIAN PETZOID IN U.S. PREMIERE

German art film genius Christian Petzold who brought us the Holocaust survivor drama Phoenix in 2014 takes a time-shifting look at Nazi occupattion in TRANSIT, based on the 1942 book Transit Visa by Anna Segher. Georg (Franz Rogowski) is a ...

MARIA BY CALLAS DOCUMENTARY TAKES A MULTI-FACETED LOOK AT A COMPLEX PERFORMANCE GENIUS

Maria by Callas, directed by Tom Volf, takes a probing look art the legendary opera diva, mostly in her own words. Composited from on camera film and tv interviews and audio interviews, archival footage of her opera performances, tabloid newspaper ...

New York Philharmonic Explores Modern Music from Andriessen, Stravinsky and Debussy

The New York Philharmonic's regular subscription concerts of Oct 4-6 were a careful study of modern serious music, traversing several generations. The music spoke to the distinctive styles and references of each composer but conveyed a singular property of depth ...

MET OPERA LA BOHEME A PRE-HOLIDAY TREAT

Reviewed at the Season Premiere Sept. 4 La Boheme is a timeless story of young love among struggling artists that rings just as true today as it did when it debuted at the Teatro Regio in Turin, Italy in 1896. ...

MET OPERA LIVE HD-LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST (GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST) SAT. OCT. 27 1PM ET

Solid singing performances propel an otherwise rather staid production of Puccini's single opera set in America's Old West, La Fanciulla del West (Girl of the Golden West). Giancarlo del Monaco's 1991 sets, depicting a Gold Rush-era town in the Sierra ...

56TH NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL SPECIAL EVENT-ORSON WELLE'S THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND

The air was full of great expectation at the 56th Annual New York Film Festival, and every time Orson Welles’ name was mentioned or his credit rolled across the screen he received a thunderous applause as if Jesus himself had ...

56TH NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL IN HISTORIC MAIN SLATE EVENT: JAMES' BALDWIN'S IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY NYFF HOLDS A FILM DEBUT IN HARLEM, JAMES BALDWIN'S HOME

Barry Jenkins, who created the expressively beautiful “Moonlight,” that was awarded the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture, has done it again! “If Beale Street Could Talk,” set in early 1970s Harlem, is telling a bigger story conceived by an iconic ...

DIANE

Critic-turned-filmmaker Kent Jones' feature debut is a portrait of a woman who tries to atone for something in her past by doing good deeds for others and trying to turn her adult druggie son's life around. It's a tour de ...

Chicago Film Festival: Watergate exhumes the Presidential Sins of the Past

Long before the OJ trial dominated public attention and the airwaves with an unfolding real-life drama, there was Watergate. With all acumen of a skill criminal investigator, Director and Screenwriter Charles Ferguson exhumes the Watergate case and examines it with ...

JUMPMAN

Oksana put her infant son, Denis, into the Baby Hatch at an orphanage. When he became a teenager she went to reclaim him and bring him back to Moscow. Sadly, it was not for love, but for his special talent ...