You-review-it Monday

October 29, 2012
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For me, the weekend included catching the Phoenix Theatre's regional premier of "Seminar" (which I saw and reviewed earlier this year on Broadway--more on this production soon). I also satisfied my curiosity about the ambitious-but-muddled "Cloud Atlas" at the movies and caught up on some reading for my upcoming IBJ column.

Speaking of the column, this week's focuses on the first IBJ A&E Road Trip to Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Art Institute of Chicago. Read it here.

So what did you hear, see or do on the arts and entertainment front this weekend?

Your thoughts?

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  • Seminar
    Your Chicago trip sounds fun, Lou! I enjoyed reading about it. Also, re-reading your review of the Broadway production of "Seminar" helped me to articulate my own response to the Phoenix' production, so thanks for that, too, Lou. I wrote about it on my own blog, Indy Theatre Habit. There's some wonderful acting in the Phoenix show. Hope Baugh
  • Brian Regan
    My entire family and I (grandparents included) spent a terrific Friday evening with comedian Brian Regan that Murat. I find Brian to be the most brilliant of all current stand-up comedians. His act has equal measures of physical comedy, word-play, and just downright hillarious observations about everyday life. Although he made his name with hillaious bits that are now 5 to 10 years old, his show Friday night was 90% new stuff. And, he does it all with completely clean comedy.
  • Kathy
    The Woman in Black at the Civic Theatre was very well done and an excellent show.
  • ISSMA Marching Semi State
    Those in attendance were able to enjoy the results of 100's of high school students' many hours of practice. 20 bands/colorguard in each Class presented their best in the hopes of being selected as one of the 10 (for each class) to move on to State Competition (this weekend at Lucas Oil). At Ben Davis, we experienced the Class A bands. This is truly a total experience, both auditory and visual! What some of these groups do is just amazing. Fans just needed to know how to dress for the weather!

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