Category: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Review: Evita (Marriott Theatre, 2016)

Samantha Pauly as Eva Perón in Evita at Marriott Theatre          
   

        
Evita

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice 
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire, IL (map)
thru June 5  |  tix: $50-$55  |  more info
       
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April 29, 2016 | 2 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2015

 

Carmen Molina, Claudia DiBiccari, Mykele Callicutt, Paula Ramirez, Preston Tate Jr., Deanna Reed-Foster and James McGuire in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave".Scott Danielson, Garrett Lutz and George Toles star in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty".Laura Osnes as and Steven Pasquale star in Lyric Opera's "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein.John Mahoney and Audrey Francis in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Herd".Sarah Lynn Robinson, Anthony Whitaker and Greg Zawada in Porchlight's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form" by Steven Sondheim. Monica West, Kasey Foster and Emma Cadd in Lookingglass Theatre's "Moby Dick".Mariann Mayberry and Brittany Uomoleale star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Grand Concourse".Steve Haggard and Karen Janes Woditsch star in Writers Theatre's "Doubt: A Parable".Charli Williams , Anna Dauzvardis, Katrina D.  Richard, Brandon Greenhouse, and Kevin Patterson star in Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys".Bernard White and Nisi Sturgis in Goodman Theatre's "Disgraced".Rafael Davila and Bradley Smoak star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Bel Canto".Drury Lane Oakbrook presents "Billy Elliot: The Musical," music by Elton John.  Becca Savoy, Michael McKeough and Sandy Elias star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello".Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri star in Chicago Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.Matthew Sherbach and Armand Fields star in Northlight Theatre's "Charm".Brendan Connelly, Chris Schroeder and Brenda Scott Wlazlo star in Red Theater and Oracle Productions' "R + J: The Vineyard".Melanie Brezill and Patrick Budde star in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." Colte Julian as Curly and Allison Sill as Laurey in Paramount Theatre's "Oklahoma!". Mike Nussbaum stars in TimeLine Theatre's "The Price" by Arthur Miller. Eunice Woods stars in American Theater Company's "The Project(s)" by PJ Paparelli and Joshua Jaeger.Luce Metrius and Ashley Neil star in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Red Handed Otter." Kelsey Brennan and Greg Matthew Anderson star in Remy Bumppo's "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard.Johanna McKenzie Miller and Alex Goodrich star in Northlight Theatre's "Shining Lives," directed by Jessica Thebus.Brian Parry and Jacqueline Grandt star in Redtwist Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee.Eileen Niccolai and Daniela Colucci star in The Shattered Globe's "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams. , Shattered Globe Theatre, Brosilow

In a theater community as diverse and talented as Chicago’s, every aspect and genre of stage productions can be found throughout the city on a given week.  2015 was no exception to this fact, as one can see from our reviewers’ picks of the year’s greatest and most memorable works.

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December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Wizard of Oz (Broadway in Chicago)

Danielle Wade stars as Dorothy in Broadway in Chicago's "The Wizard of Oz", adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jeremy Sams. (photo credit: Cylla von Tiedemann)        
      
The Wizard of Oz

Adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jeremy Sams
Directed by Jeremy Sams
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru May 11  |  tickets: $18-$105   |  more info
       
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May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Broadway in Chicago)

Ryan Williams stars as Pharoah in Broadway in Chicago's "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, directed by Andy Blankenbuehler. (photo credit: Daniel A. Swalec)        
      
Joseph and the Amazing
    Technicolor Dreamcoat

By Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice  
Directed by Andy Blankenbuehler
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $18-$115   |  more info
       
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March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Phantom of the Opera (Broadway in Chicago)

Cooper Grodin and Julia Udine star in Broadway in Chicago's "Phantom of the Opera," directed by Laurence Connor. (phtoo credit: Matthew Murphy)        
      
The Phantom of the Opera

Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music),
  Charles Hart (lyrics), Richard Stilgoe (book)
Directed by Laurence Connor
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: $25-$115   |  more info
       
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January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Aspects of Love (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Rochelle Therrien and Kelli Harrington star in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "Aspects of Love" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: Adam Veness)        
       
Aspects of Love 

Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black
    and Charles Hart
Directed by Fred Anzevino
at No Exit Cabaret, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru April 21 May 19  tix: $30-$64   |  more info
       
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March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sunset Boulevard (Drury Lane Theatre)

Christine Sherrill as Norma Desmond in Drury Lane Theatre's "Sunset Boulevard" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by William Osetek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
       
Sunset Boulevard 

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber 
Book/lyrics by Don Black, Christopher Hampton
Directed by William Osetek
Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $35-$46   |  more info
       
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February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Now and Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Marriott Theatre)

"Variations" from Marriott Theatre's "Now and Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber", directed by Marc Robin. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)       
      
Now and Forever 

Conceived by Robin and Aaron Thielen
Directed by Marc Robin
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru March 17  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More