Tuesdays with Corti: Our TOMMY Baby

This morning’s light filtering through the white sky over Aurora creates a calm beauty on the banks of The Fox. But I can’t seem to be calm right now. We ... Read More

Win a guitar signed by all Blues on the Fox 2014 artists

Bidding expired at Noon on 12/12/14. WINNING BID: $1300 Thank you, everyone, for playing! We raised a lot of money for a good cause. Happy Holidays!   Posted 12/12/14 @ 10 a.m.: Rockin’ Holiday ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: TOMMY Director’s Notes

Allow me to share my latest writing assignment: “Director’s Notes” for the Playbill of Paramount’s upcoming production of TOMMY. The Who are a British rock band, and their principal songwriter and ... Read More


The cast of MARY POPPINS were guests of Dean Richards on his WGN 720AM Sunday morning show. Emily Rohm (Mary Poppins), Peyton Shaffer (Jane Banks) and Charlie Babbo (Michael Banks) ... Read More


Check out what critics are saying about Paramount’s production of MARY POPPINS. “THE must-see show of the season… Dean’s List ‘A'”
Dean Richards, WGN-TV & Radio “Once again, the Paramount has not ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Alchemy

Dear reader, I wrote a letter this morning to the Paramount Staff and Cast and Crew of MARY POPPINS to express my regrets on not being there on Sunday night ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Safety First

Good morning, everyone, and what a morning it is! We are experiencing a wild ride with MARY POPPINS, our biggest, most complex production ever! Think about what that means considering ... Read More


PARAMOUNT THEATRE ART GALLERY PRESENTS: “A-MEN: SUPER HEROES OF THE ARTS IN A-TOWN” First Friday Reception December 5, 2014 6:00-9:00 p.m. Paramount Theatre Grand Gallery The Paramount Theatre is pleased to announce the ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Homegrown

Rising with the sun is a great way to start the day especially four stories up over the natural beauty of The Fox River. There is an imposing, abandoned-looking, temple-like ... Read More