Category: Dance

Review: Changes – A Science Fiction Tap Opera to the Music of David Bowie (Chicago Tap Theatre)

Isaac Stauffer stars in Changes Science Fiction Tap Opera, Chicago Tap Theatre           
      

Changes
 
Music by David Bowie
Choreography by Mark Yonally  
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru July 16  |  tix: $23-$37  |  more info
       
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July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Auditorium Theatre, 2017)

Elisa Clarke and Vernard J. Gilmore star in Mauro Bigonzetti's Deep, Photo by Paul Kolnik            
       

Alvin Ailey
  
Artistic Director: Robert Battle 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru March 26  |  tix: $33 and up  |  more info
       
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March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Game Changers (Joffrey Ballet of Chicago)

Sarah Lamb and Ricardo Cervera in Infra, The Royal Ballet, Joffrey Ballet (Bill Cooper)           
      
 

Game Changers

Choreographed by Justin Peck,
  Christopher Wheeldon, Wayne McGregor
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Jan 26  |  tix: $34 and up  |  more info
       
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February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016

  

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232

     

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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2016)

Alberto Velazquez as The Nutcracker in Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, Joffrey Ballet           
      
  

The Nutcracker

Created by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $35-$150  |  more info
       
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December 24, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: STOMP (Broadway in Chicago, 2016)

Stomp by Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse - Hands and Feet - Trash Bins 2           
      
  

STOMP

Created by Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Jan 1  |  tix: $39-$84  |  more info
       
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December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: [Trans]formation (Nothing Without A Company)

Transformation - Nothing Without A Company, The Living Canvas, Chicago 5          

    

   
[Trans] formation

Devised by Ronen Kohn, Darling Squire,
   Avi Roque, Gaby Labotka, Kevin Sparrow.
at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Dec 17  |  tix: $30  |  more info
       
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November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Art of Falling (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago & Second City, 2016)

Carisa Barreca and Jesse Bechard in Art of Falling          
      

   
The Art of Falling 

Written by Tim Mason, Carisa Barreca,
   T.J. Jagodowski, Kate James, Chris Redd
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru June 19  |  tix: $25-$109   |  more info
       
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June 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More