Jeff outlines this month's performances at Krannert Center, including a couple of modern masters.
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Great music in the Great Hall
Jeff previews two upcoming classical performances at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Robert Bensen’s Orenoque, Wetumka
Jeff reviews Orenoque, Wetumka, a recent book of poems by Robert Bensen.
Ballet season in C-U: Our good fortune
Jeff Nelson provides a brief history of the Russian National Ballet Theatre and previews the Krannert Center's series of upcoming ballet performances.
A perfect marriage of maestro and music
Need refuge from Election Day noise? You’ll find it in Krannert Center’s Foellinger Great Hall.
American politics and the theatre
It's election season, and Jeff reflects on how many political plays from the past still resonate with us today.
Characters scripted as caricatures
44 Plays for 44 Presidents is a well-directed performance of an unfortunately flawed script.
44 Plays for 44 Presidents begins tomorrow tonight
It is the heart of the political season and the University of Illinois’ Department of Theatre will get into the spirit of the season with their production of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. Running from …