Tag: "Drury Lane Oakbrook"

El Tapeo is a fun start to a Mother's Day celebration

El Tapeo is a fun start to a Mother’s Day celebration

May 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

We were in the elevator heading up to the El Tapeo spring menu tasting when I saw the Spa Suites sign. After a long, crazy work day, it looked incredibly relaxing. I saw a different spa services sign on the way down from the restaurant and thought that a spa day combined with an El Tapeo […]

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Chicago theaters are ready to ring in the holidays

Chicago theaters are ready to ring in the holidays

November 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

The morning after our girls overindulged in Halloween candy, we woke to find Sunday newspapers filled with holiday shopping inserts. It’s a sign that the holidays are right around the corner, so it’s time to start planning your holiday entertainment. While the big shows receive the most attention, there many wonderful — and often unique […]

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Peter and the Starcatcher worth a trip to Drury Lane Oakbrook

Peter and the Starcatcher worth a trip to Drury Lane Oakbrook

September 21, 2015 | Comments (0)

As soon as I read that Dave Barry co-authored Peter and the Starcatcher, my expectations grew. I’ve adored Barry’s sense of humor for years now and the chance to see it come to life set a high bar. Peter and the Starcatcher sounds like a story for kids, and there are elements that tie the […]

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Spring shows for tweens and teens take center stage

Spring shows for tweens and teens take center stage

April 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Our girls are tweens now, which means we sit in a strange place when it comes to live theater. They enjoy going to shows, but don’t want to go to the shows for younger kids. Some of the shows that interest them are still a little to “old” for them. Recently a number of shows […]

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Two new performances worth a family outing

Two new performances worth a family outing

September 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Our girls are officially tweens now, so it’s harder and harder to keep them entertained. They are too old for children’s theater often, and they are too young for most adult fare. There are two different performances at local theaters right now that are worth a family outing. The Game’s Afoot is a new, award-winning […]

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