Arts

Jewish sound: Concerts to feature works of Jewish composers

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Chicago a cappella kicks off its 25th season with a series of four Jewish-themed concerts in October titled “Funny, That Doesn’t Sound Jewish.”   The unaccompanied singing ensemble…



Musical about Jackie Mason love affair

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Playing her young mother on stage who is having an affair with her father is a strange “therapy session” for actress and stand-up comic Sheba Mason. Even…