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  • Exclusive performance from Lyric Opera’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    The Broadway sensation that reinvented musical theater makes its North American premiere from Regent’s Park Theatre in London. This Olivier Award-winning production features high-energy dance, an eclectic mix of contemporary musical styles, and powerful storytelling unlike anything you have seen at the Lyric Opera House. RYAN SHAW (Judas) is an Atlanta native who made his New York debut in Tyler Perry’s play I Know I’ve Been Changed. Shaw subsequently established himself doing Motown covers, joining the group Fabulous Soul Shakers […]

  • Dean talks to the cast of ‘Super Troopers 2’

    Everyone’s favorite law enforcement team is back by popular demand with the long anticipated follow up to the cult comedy classic…SUPER TROOPERS. When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area. Unconventional police work follows, and the result is…SUPER TROOPERS 2. In theaters April 20.

  • Details on Dr. Ian’s new diet and meet 4 viewers taking the 20 Day Challenge!

    Dr. Ian Smith’s new book is “The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation.” Four viewers looking to jump start healthy eating habits visited WGN Morning News for some one on one time with Dr. Ian. We’ll follow up with them in 20 days to see how things went!

  • Big laughs with singer and actress Demetria McKinney

    The multi talented Demetria McKinney stopped by WGN Morning News today! Turns out she’s not just a great actress with and unbelievable voice… she’s also pretty funny. We talked about her latest role in the stage production of “Set It Off.” She told us about this take on the iconic 90’s movie and what audiences can expect. It’s at The Arie Crown Theater in Chicago through April 14th before the tour continues. Visit Ticketmaster.com for tickets.

  • Spring Travel Deals!

    London, England With Royal wedding fever heating up we will see even more interest in travel to England. London is an incredible city but it can be pricey, especially for families. The Residence Inn London Bridge is a sleek, modern hotel great for budget conscious and family travelers in a fantastic area walking distance to the best attractions. Rates this spring start at $126/ night for a spacious suite. Rooms come with full kitchen, free grocery delivery and daily complimentary […]

  • K. Ollie performs ‘I Study’

  • Northwestern Univ celebrates 44 years of Dance Marathon for charity

    Friday night at 7 pm is the kick off time for the 44th annual Dance Marathon at Northwestern University. For each of the past seven years, the entirely student-run philanthropy group has raised over $1 million for its designated beneficiary. This year the approximately 1,000 participating students will raised funds for Cradles to Crayons.

  • Illusionist Adam Trent’s amazing cell phone trick, with a hilarious assist from Gilbert Gottfried

    You can see Adam Trent March 16 and 17 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. For tickets visit BroadwayinChicago.com.

  • Did you see a lady that looked like Helen Mirren at a bed and breakfast? You might have been right!

    The award winning actress joined us to talk about the research she did for her new film, “The Leisure Seeker.” She also told us about last Sunday’s Oscar fun.

  • Ricardo Rivers perfoms