Review: Mame (Light Opera Works)

Zachary Scott Fewkes and Nancy Hays as Patrick and Mame, Light Opera Works          

     
Mame  

By Jerry Herman (music, lyrics)
Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee (book) 
at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson (map)
thru Aug 28  |  tix: $34-$94   |  more info
       
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August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Good Person of Szechwan (Cor Theatre)

Will Von Vogt (left) plays the good hearted prostitute, Shen Te, and Chris Brickhouse is Sun/Husband in Cor Theatre's The Good Person. Ernie Nolan directs Tony Kushner’s translation of Bertolt Brecht’s popular parable of good and evil. Performances run through September 11, 2016 at Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. Tickets and information: CorTheatre.org or (866) 811-4111 Credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis          

    
The Good Person of Szechwan 

Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Tony Kushner
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru Sept 11  |  tix: $25  |  more info
       
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Review: Bloodshot (Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater)

Simon Slater as Derek Eveleigh in Bloodshot by Douglas Post, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 6           
      

Bloodshot 

Written by Douglas Post
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Sept 10  |  tix: $34-$48  |  more info
       
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Review: The Promise of a Rose Garden (Babes With Blades)

Patti Moore, Sam Long, Maureen Yasko, Arti Ishak and Izis Mollinedo in Promise of Rose Garden           
    

      
The Promise
  of a Rose Garden
 

Written by Dustin Spence
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Sept 10  |  tix: $22  |  more info
       
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Review: Three Hotels (Bluebird Arts)

Jaimelyn Gray as Barbara Hoyle in Three Hotels by Jon Robin Baitz, Bluebird Arts          
 
         
Three Hotels 

Written by Jon Robin Baitz
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Sept 17  |  tix: $25  | more info
       
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Review: Bite–A Pucking Queer Cabaret (Pride Films and Plays)

Kathleen Hoil and David Mor in Bite Pucking Queer Cabaret, Pride Films Plays          
      
Bite: A Pucking
   Queer Cabaret
 

Conceived/Directed by Derek Van Barham
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 26  |  tix: $30  | more info
       
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Review: Direct from Death Row–The Scottsboro Boys (Raven Theatre, 2016)

Brandon Greenhouse, Breon Arzell, Charli Williams, Tamarus Harvell, Katrina D. Richard and Semaj Miller in Scottsboro          
      
Direct from Death Row:
   The Scottsboro Boys
 

Written by Mark Stein
Music/Lyrics by Harley White, Jr.
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 27  |  tix: $37-$42  |  more info
       
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Review: Einstein’s Gift (Genesis Theatricals)

James McGuire, Darryn Glass and Chris Saunders in Einstein's Gift, Genesis Theatricals     
               
      
Einstein’s Gift 

Written by Verne Thiessen
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Aug 28  |  tix: $30  |  more info
       
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