The Phantom of the Opera at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (Broadway in Chicago)
Gypsy at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST)
The Two Gentlemen of Verona, a Shakespeare Project of Chicago (SPC) production
Hedda Gabler at the Writers Theatre
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (Broadway in Chicago)
Road Show at the CST
Rent at the Paramount Theater
All’s Well That Ends Well, another SPC production
The Foreigner at Lambs Players Theatre in San Diego
Henry V at the CST
Driving Miss Daisy (Broadway on Screen)
The Dance of Death at the Writers Theatre
Hamlet (Globe Theatre) at the CST
Much Ado about Nothing at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival
Elizabeth Rex at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival
Antony and Cleopatra at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival
Brigadoon at the Goodman Theatre
King Lear at the CST
Cats at the Paramount Theater
All My Sons at the Raven Theatre
Frankenstein (Cumberbatch as the Monster; National Theatre Live)
Porgy and Bess at the Lyric Opera
Iphigenia in Aulis at the Court Theatre
The Testament of Mary at the Victory Gardens Theater
Isaac’s Eye at the Writers Theatre
The Humans at the American Theatre Company
Pericles at the CST
A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol at the CST

■ Shaun Hopper at ECC’s SecondStage
■ Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Center
■ Jeffrey Foucault at ECC’s SecondStage
■ Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes at Chicago Symphony Center
■ Violinist Itzhak Perlman at the Lyric

Visited, Experienced
■ “Feathered Friends,” a Brookfield Zoo behind-the-scenes event
■ Field Museum (multiple visits)
■ “Imagining Henry V” — a CST behind-the-scenes event
■ A Stephen Sondheim-centric behind-the-scenes event at the CST
■ Lincoln Park Conservatory
■ Art Institute of Chicago (multiple visits)
■ A nature drawing class
■ A bird banding event during International Migratory Bird Day celebrations
■ A scholar luncheon featuring lectures on Henry V — a CST behind-the-scenes event
■ SeaWorld (San Diego)
■ San Diego Zoo
■ San Diego Museum of Art
■ U.S.S. Midway Museum
■ Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
■ White Sox v. New York Yankees
■ “Kandinsky: A Retrospective” at the Milwaukee Art Museum
■ Bristol Renaissance Faire
■ Fermilab: “Get to Know…” tour
■ John G. Shedd Aquarium
■ A Pericles-centric behind-the-scenes event at the CST
■ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
■ The Frederick C. Robie House
■ Lincoln Park Zoo
■ Museum of Contemporary Art
■ Milwaukee County Zoo
■ Adler Planetarium