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Friday, April 26, 2019

This superb ‘Moby-Dick’ is a defining point in Chicago Opera Theater’s history by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

REVIEW: By any measure, “Moby-Dick” is a defining success in the history of the Chicago Opera Theater.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Alvin Ailey American Dance celebrates Chicago milestone with sublime program by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

Alvin Ailey presented the Midwest premiere of "Lazarus" with an explosive performance epitomizing the supreme skill and commitment of its dancers.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Joffrey Ballet mesmerizing in Ekman’s theatrical ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

This hip, imaginative work clearly taps into the contemporary zeitgeist.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Joffrey Ballet to premiere a very different ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

This work, which the Royal Swedish Ballet debuted in 2015, has nothing directly to do with Shakespeare’s play of the same title, so don’t be confused.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

CSO, Muti, Malkovich celebrate American-inspired selections in concert by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

Riccardo Muti brought obvious zeal to Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, shaping an agile, exhilarating performance.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Chicago Dance Month a feast for the feet by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

The 2018 installment of the annual throws the spotlight on the city’s teeming dance scene, with dozens of classes, performances and special offerings.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Stylistic overlap diminishes impact of Hubbard Street Dance tribute to Cerrudo by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

The company, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017-18, has never looked better, delivering pinpoint precision, unflagging verve.

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Chicago Symphony Chorus triumphs in Schubert’s introspective Sixth Mass by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

Superbly prepared by Duain Wolfe these 114 singers brought a suitably nuanced and restrained approach to this masterwork.

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

It’s high-tech versus low-tech in razzle-dazzle staging of ‘Faust’ at Lyric by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

Lyric Opera deserves credit for going outside the conventional stable of opera designers for a startlingly fresh vision.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater remains a powerhouse at 60 by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

“People see ‘Revelations’ like they do the National Anthem at a ball game,” says Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater artistic director Robert Battle.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

American Ballet Theatre dazzles in grand-scale repertory at the Harris Theater by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

Across its four performances, ABT is alternating two completely different programs with a total of six complete works.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Unique, rarely staged ‘Elizabeth Cree’ an exciting challenge for COT by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

Chicago Opera Theater putting its spin on the work, which is set in the world of Victorian London in which a a serial killer is on the loose.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Muti, Mutter, CSO combine for triumphant series opener by Kyle Macmillan - For The Sun-Times

The virtually sold-out program in Orchestra Hall on Saturday centered on two 19th-century stalwarts and a pair of crowd-pleasing, blue-chip artists.

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