Jessica Choe


BTS and Their ARMY Overrun Soldier Field

K-pop group BTS asserts itself as the Beatles of the 21st century at the Soldier Field Stadium with humility and grandeur.


May 22, 2019

"Across the Pond" and Its Extravagant Minimalism

"Across the Pond" breaks from the ballet canon.


May 13, 2019

“The Children” Asks the Tough Questions

In "The Children," running at the Steppenwolf Theater through June 9, follows three nuclear scientists as they grapple with catastrophes, big and small.


May 3, 2019

Sik-K Storms Through the Windy City

K-hip-hop star Sik-K showcases his sultriest moves.


April 24, 2019

Joffrey Ballet Brings Tolstoy to The Stage

Choreographed by Yuri Possokhov, Joffrey Ballet’s adaptation of “Anna Karenina” was as dazzling as it was depressing.


February 21, 2019

In This "Doll's House," Swearing and Laughing Encouraged

Steppenwolf’s contemporary remake of "A Doll’s House" attempts to break down the barrier between audience and performance.


February 21, 2019

Jesse McCartney Returns With New Resolutions

Having not released any new material since 2014, “Beautiful Soul” musician Jesse McCartney returns to the spotlight with Resolution Tour.


January 31, 2019

The Firecracker Flair of La Bohéme

“Blessed with an aptitude for comedy and finely honed by practice, this couple stole the night.”


January 24, 2019

Shakespearean Eye Candy

Although impressive in scope and grandeur, set design and costuming in the Chicago Shakespeare Company’s production detracted from the substance of its script.


January 17, 2019

Joffrey Ballet Restages The Nutcracker in 1893 Chicago

The friendly picture of hardworking friends and family sharing genuine kinship and the American Dream around a merry hearth fire made its way into this late 1800s classic.


December 19, 2018