Category: Holiday Show

Review: Elf the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Will Blum and Lindsay Nicole Chambers star as Buddy and Jovie in Broadway in Chicago's "Elf the Musical," directed by Sam Scalamoni. (photo credit: Amy Boyle Photography)        
      
Elf the Musical

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Directed by Sam Scalamoni  
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 15  |  tickets: $18-$120   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: It’s a Wonderful Life, Live in Chicago! (American Blues Theater, 2013)

Gwendolyn Whiteside and Kevin R. Kelly in American Blues Theater's "It's A Wonderful Life," directed by Marty Higginbotham. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
It’s a Wonderful Life:
             Live in Chicago!

Based on the film by Frank Capra  
Directed by Marty Higginbotham  
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $19-$49   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Burning Bluebeard (The Ruffians)

Dean Evans stars as Fancy Clown in The Ruffians' "Burning Bluebeard" by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)       
      
Burning Bluebeard 

Written by Jay Torrence
Directed by Halena Kays 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $18-$36   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: A Very Merry Madrigal (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Sarah Grant stars in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "A Very Merry Madrigal Christmas," directed by David Heimann, musical arrangements by Aaron Bernham. (phtoo credit: David Heimann)        
      
A Very Merry Madrigal 

Conceived and Directed by David Heimann
Musical arrangements by Aaron Benham  
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info 
       
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November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre, 2013)

A.C. Smith stars as Ghost of Christmas Present in Goodman Theatre's holiday classic "A Christmas Carol", adapted by Tom Creamer, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
at Goodman Theatre, , 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $39-$88   |  more info
       
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November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol (NightBlue Performing Arts, 2013)

Adrian Garcia and Elissa Newcorn star as Scrooge and Bogle in NightBlue Theater's "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" by Tom Mula, directed by Molly Burns.        
      
Jacob Marley’s
    Christmas Carol

Written by Tom Mula 
Directed by Molly Burns
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 15  |  tickets: $22-$25   |  more info
       
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November 28, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: If Scrooge Was a Brother (eta Creative Arts)

Tierra Whetstone as the Ghost of Christmas Past in eta Creative Arts' "If Scrooge Was a Brother," adapted by Ekundayo Bandele, directed by Kemati J. Porter.        
      
If Scrooge Was a Brother

Written by Ekundayo Bandele
Directed by Kemati J. Porter
eta Arts Center, 7558 S. South Chicago (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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November 24, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre, 2013)

Paige Collins stars as Clara in The House Theatre's "The Nutracker" by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich, directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Nutcracker

Book by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich  
Music by Kevin O’Donnell, Lyrics by Jake Minton
Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $30  |  more info
       
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November 24, 2013 | 1 Comment More