Review: Good People (Redtwist Theatre)

Jacqueline Grandt and Aaron Kirby star as Margie and Stevie in Redtwist Theatre's "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Matt Hawkins. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)        
      
Good People

Written by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Matt Hawkins 
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Aug 2   |  tickets: $30-$35   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Birds (Griffin Theatre)

Keith Neagle and Jodi Kingsley star in Griffin Theatre's "The Birds" by Conor McPherson, directed by Kevin Kingston. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Birds

Written by Conor McPherson  
Directed by Kevin Kingston  
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru July 19  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Summer Series (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, 2015)

Ana Lopez and Andrew Murdock in Hubbard Street Dance's "Still in Motion", choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Summer Series

Choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo  
Artistic Director: Glenn Edgerton  
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru June 14  |  tickets: $52-$94   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Secret Garden (Court Theatre)

Tori Whaples and Elizabeth Ledo star in Court Theatre's "The Secret Garden" by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon, directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Secret Garden

Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman 
Music by Lucy Simon  
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 21  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Who Too (Right Brain Project)

JB Anderton, Lauren Baker, Tom McGrath, Charlesanne Rabensburg, Clint Worthington and Jennifer Roehm star in Right Brain Project's "Who Too" by Justin and McKenzie Gerber, directed by Joseph Ramski.        
      
Who Too

Written by Justin Gerber and McKenzie Gerber
Directed by Joseph Ramski 
at RBP Rorschach, 4001 N. Ravenswood (map)
thru June 21  |  tickets: $15-$20  |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: Once (Broadway in Chicago, 2015)

Stuart Ward and Dani de Waal star as Guy and Girl in Broadway in Chicago's "Once" by Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh, directed by John Tiffany. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
Once

Music/Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
Book by Enda Walsh  
Directed by John Tiffany
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru June 7  |  tickets: $30-$95   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review 
     

June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Finalists announced for 4th Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards

Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards 2013
Nominees from the 2nd Annual Awards Show

Broadway in Chicago announces the 24 high school finalists.
Awards ceremony at
Broadway Playhouse on Monday, June 1st.

Talented young performers will compete to represent Illinois in The National High School Musical Theater Awards’ "The Jimmy Awards".

High school finalists listed below fold

May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Bill Larkin, Sarah Lynn Robinson and Miles Blim star in Porchlight Music Theatre's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Michael Weber. (photo credit: Anthony La Penna)        
      
A Funny Thing Happened on
          the Way to the Forum

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim 
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Directed by Michael Weber  
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru May 24  |  tickets: $39-$45   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets  
         
                   Read review
     

May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: New Works (Joffrey Ballet of Chicago)

Dylan Gutierrez and April Daly in "Liturgy" by Christopher Wheeldon, part of Joffrey Ballet's "New Works". (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
      
New Works  

Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon,
   Justin Peck, Nicolas Blanc, Val Caniparoli
Artistic Director: Ashley C. Wheater
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru May 3  |  tickets: $41-$164   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets  
         
                   Read review
     

May 2, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: Angry Fags (Pride Films and Plays)

Kevin Webb and James Nedrud star as Bennett Riggs and Cooper Harlow in Pride Films and Plays' "Angry Fags" by Topher Payne, directed by Derek Van Barham. (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
Angry Fags

Written by Topher Payne  
Directed by Derek Van Barham 
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 26  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Heat Wave (Cold Basement Dramatics)

Abby Pierce stars as Hopper in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave" by Steven Simoncic, directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary, part of Steppenwolf Theatre's Garage Rep.  (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
Heat Wave

Written by Steven Simoncic  
Directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 25  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Walk Across America for Mother Earth (Red Tape Theatre)

Nikos Brisco, Morgan McNaught, Alex Grelle and Ruth Margraff star in Red Tape Theatre's "The Walk Across Americ for Mother Earth" by Taylor Mac, directed by Bonnie Metzgar, part of Steppenwolf Theatre's Garage Rep. (photo credit: Michael Courier)       
      
The Walk Across America
          for Mother Earth

Written by Taylor Mac 
Music by Ellen Maddow 
Directed by Bonnie Metzgar
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 25  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
                   Read review
     

April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More