Give me a minute here while I clear my head after attending a performance of If/Then, the new musical starring Idina Menzel. Never mind. I'll just have to confess I can't keep straight what goes on in the Brian Yorkey-Tom Kitt follow-up to their Pulitzer Prize/Tony-winning Next to Normal.
I'll never forget the way Keigwin lept around me as I sat stock still in a chair in awe of his breathtaking artistry. It was absolutely thrilling. No less thrilling was catching Keigwin + Co. last week again, at The Joyce.
The Chicago Dancing Festival, in its sixth year, will once again spread its wings and bring dance to the public by offering six days of free performances, movies and discussions centered around all types of dance.
As an audience member, I believe in the journey each piece takes and am willing to follow where it leads. More importantly, I was moved -- I left feeling as though I'd experienced something -- an unfortunate rarity in today's landscape.