Welcome to Spotlight on Lake! Whenever possible, I'm posting news and information as soon as I get it. As you're making your entertainment plans, use our handy lists of theater/entertainment choices. Read a review of the play or musical you're planning to see. If there's something else you'd like to see, let me know and I'll see if I can get it/add it.
Spotlight on Lake continues to be your guide to what's happening along the Southern Shore of Lake Michigan.
- Arts, Dance, Music Spotlight - News from the arts, dance & music communities. Exhibits & gallery openings; dance company news & performances; opera news & performances; chamber & symphonic orchestral news & performances
- Entertainment Spotlight - Looking for something to do this week? Dining, shopping, comedy, magic, concerts ... you'll find it here!
- Event Spotlight - Date specific posts & events. Events are posted in chronological order, starting with the five here on the home page. Click on either the Event header or the word More to find upcoming events.
- Please Note: The date(s) and time(s) listed above each article are always in Central time, even though some events (outside northwest Indiana) might be scheduled in Eastern time.
- Family & School Spotlight - Upcoming family-friendly movies and live performances. News about kids camps, school registrations, Boys & Girls Clubs activities, etc.
- Interviews, Non-Theater Reviews, Stories, Whatever - Original stuff we've written that doesn't fit anywhere else. | Reviews of specials - dance, circus , ice shows, concerts, exhibits and so on. .
- News Spotlight - Lots of local & statewide news.
- Sports News - News and scores from the Chicago Fire, Gary SouthShore RailCats and Schaumberg Boomers. News about upcoming sports happenings | Team sports - baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and more. Individual sports - tennis, golf, running, hunting, fishing, boating, and more.
- Spotlight on Reviews now includes
- Reviews by Carol Moore - Professional (Equity & Non-Equity) Theater productions throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana reviewed by Carol Moore
- Opera and Dance Reviews - Professional Opera and Dance reviewed by Carol Moore, Jeffrey Leibham, Crista Zivanovic and others.
- Other Professional Theater Reviews - Professional (Equity & Non-Equity) Theater productions throughout Chicagoland reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham, Al Bresloff, Rebecca Smith and others
- Community Theater Reviews
- Theater Spotlight - All the latest theater news.
- Theater This Week - What's on stage? A comprehensive listing of live theater, dance, and opera this week (listed by closing date) in Indiana, Illinois and elsewhere, Click on the header for a list of future productions.
- Entertainment This Week - What's going on this week? Make plans for your free time - comedy, concerts, dance, festivals, film, improv, magic and more (such as Disney on Ice, Monster Jam, Jurassic World Live) playing this week in Indiana, Illinois and elsewhere. . Click on the header for a list of future productions
- Theater Openings This Week - Dates & times of press openings at theaters in and around Chicago.
- What's Happening Online - Online arts & education - Children's Programming, Concerts, Entertainment (anything from movies to magic), Opera (highlights or past performances), Art, Lectures, Readings, Classes and Webinars. Click on the header for a list of future events online.
- Search - Looking for something? Use a key word (like Fire) to search the site. If you use a two-word phrase, add parentheses "Chicago Fire" to find your specific topic.
If you'd like to become a registered user at Spotlight on Lake, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and I'll set up an account for you. Once you become a registered user on Spotlight on Lake, you'll be able to post your own news.
If you don't want to post your own news, you can always send a Press Release to email@example.com and I'll post your information. Carol Moore