Category: Holiday Show

A stockingful of holiday shows in Chicago for 2016!

 

Ariana Burks stars as Clara in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 2Jason Groff stars as Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Broadway ChicagoLisa Gaye Dixon as Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at Goodman TheatreFrancis Guinan and Travis Turner in Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You, Second City Goodman TheatreErica Stephan stars as Irene Roth in Crazy for You, Drury Lane TheatreJoe Foust and Larry Yando in A Christmas Carol, Goodman Theatre

The Chicago theater community will again produce a wide array of Christmas and holiday plays, musicals, ballets and comedies in 2016, all designed to put you in a festive mood.  Find the entire list of holiday offerings below

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (House Theatre of Chicago, 2016)

Ariana Burks as and Desmond Gray star as Clara and Fritz in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 1           
      
  

The Nutcracker

Adapted by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich,
    Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $25-$45  |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
     

November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Charlie Brown Christmas (Broadway Playhouse, 2016)

Jason Goff, Charlie Brown Christmas, Emerald City Theatre, Broadway in Chciago           
      
  

A Charlie Brown Christmas 

Written by Charles M. Schulz
Adapted for stage by Eric Schaeffer
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Jan 8  |  tix: $16-$32  |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
     

November 16, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet Chicago, 2015)

Hansol Jeong stars in Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker," conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)         
 

       
The Nutcracker

Conceived & Directed by Robert Joffrey
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tix: $35-$136  |  more info
       
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December 18, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Heir Apparent (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Cliff Saunders and Paxton Whitehead star in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "The Heir Apparent" by David Ives, directed by John Rando. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
   

      
The Heir Apparent

Written by David Ives
Chicago Shakespeare, 800 E. Grand (map)
thru Jan 17  |  tix: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You! (The Second City and Goodman Theatre, 2015)

Francis Guinan and Travis Turner star in Second City and Goodman Theatre's "Twist Your Dickens" by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, directed by Matt Hovde. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
    

     
Twist Your Dickens! 

By Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $15-$45  | more info
       
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December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Christmas Dearest (Hell in a Handbag Productions)

David Cerda stars as Joan Crawford in Hell in a Handbag's "Christmas Dearest" by David Cerda, directed by Steve Love. (photo credit: Rick Aguilar Studios)         
  

       
Christmas Dearest 

Written by David Cerda
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $22-$30  |  more info
       
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December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Kokandy Christmas (Kokandy Productions)

Christina Hall and Emily Grayson star in Kokandy Productions' "A Kokandy Christmas," created by Michael Potsic and Allison Hendrix, directed by Michael Potsic. (photo credit: Samuel Rose)         
      
A Kokandy Christmas 

Created by Michael Potsic, Allison Hendrix   
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tix: $30  | more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   

December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments More