Category: Adaptation

Review: Captain Blood (First Folio Theatre)

Nick Sandys, Heather Chrisler and Austin England star in Captain Blood, First Folio           
      
  

Captain Blood

Adapted by David Rice
  from novel by Rafael Sabatini
First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook (map)
thru Feb 26  |  tix: $29-$39  |  more info
       
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February 18, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Sundial (City Lit Theater)

Lauren Mangum and  Morgan McCabe star in The Sundial, City Lit Theater           
  

The Sundial

Adapted/Directed by Paul Edwards
From the novel by Shirley Jackson 
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $25-$29  |  more info
       
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January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Rutherford’s Travels (Pegasus Theatre Chicago)

Breon Arzell stars as Rutherford Calhoun in Rutherford's Travels, Pegasus Players           
      
  

Rutherford’s Travels

Adapted by Ilesa Duncan, David Barr III
   from novel by Charles Johnson
at Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen (map)
thru Dec 4  |  tix: $30  |  more info
       
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November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Julius Caesar (Writers Theatre)

Thomas Vincent Kelly and Sydney Germaine star in Writers Theatre's "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)           
  

Julius Caesar

Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Michael Halberstam, Scott Parkinson
Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Oct 16  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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September 20, 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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August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Tug of War – Foreign Fire (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Once I Was a Soldier by Tim Buckley and Larry Beckett, Tug of War Foreign Fire          
      

    
Tug of War:
   Foreign Fire
 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Adapted/Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru June 12  |  tix: $85-$100  |  more info
       
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May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ulysses (The Plagiarists)

Isaac Samuelson, Christopher Donaldson, Ashley Fox, James Snyder, Sheridan Singleton, David Fink, Charlotte

          
 

         
Ulysses

Adapted by Jessica Wright Buha
   and Aileen McGroddy
From novel by James Joyce
Berger Pk. House, 6205 N. Sheridan (map)
thru Apr 30  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

UIC Architecture Building, Thursday. March 3, 2016.

Charles Osgood Photography

          
 

        
Short Shakespeare!
    Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted/Directed by Kirsten Kelly  
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Apr 9  |  tix: $22-$34   |  more info
       
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March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More