Category: Puppetry

Review: Cicada Summer (Rough House Theater)

Jessie Ellingsen stars as May in Cicada Summer, Rough House Theater, puppets designed by Emily Breyer            
      

  

Cicada Summer

Written by Claire Saxe
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Sept 30  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Puppet Playdate with Grandma D (Pride Arts Center)

Katharine Jordan, Benjamin Ponce, Khloe Janel and Tristan Tom star in Playdate with Grandma D 5             
   
                

A Puppet Playdate
    with Grandma D

   
Written and Directed by Tristan Tom  
Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway (map)
thru Aug 27  |  pay-what-you-can  |  more info    
            

   

August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Diamond Dogs (House Theatre of Chicago)

Joey Steakley and Abu Ansari star as Trintignant and Forqueray in Diamond Dogs, House Theatre Chicago           
      
  

Diamond Dogs

Written by Althos Low
   from novel by Alastair Reynolds
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru March 5  |  tix: $30-$35  |  more info
       
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February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth (Lookingglass Theatre)

Samuel Taylor and Lindsey Noel Whiting star in Mr. and Mrs. Pennworth, Lookingglass 4           
      
  

Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth 

Written & Directed by Doug Hara
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tix: $40-$75  |  more info
       
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Review: The Little Mermaid (Paramount Theatre)

Kari Yancy stars as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Paramount Theatre           
           

The Little Mermaid

By Doug Wright (book), Alan Menken (music), 
  Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater (lyrics)
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Jan 8 Jan 15  tix: $44-$59  |  more info
       
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December 6, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Walk Across America for Mother Earth (Red Tape Theatre)

Nikos Brisco, Morgan McNaught, Alex Grelle and Ruth Margraff star in Red Tape Theatre's "The Walk Across Americ for Mother Earth" by Taylor Mac, directed by Bonnie Metzgar, part of Steppenwolf Theatre's Garage Rep. (photo credit: Michael Courier)       
      
The Walk Across America
          for Mother Earth

Written by Taylor Mac 
Music by Ellen Maddow 
Directed by Bonnie Metzgar
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 25  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Chicago Children’s Theatre & Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia)

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia and Chicago Children's Theatre present "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," directed by Jim Morrow. (photo credit: Margo Ellen Gesser)        
       
The Very Hungry Caterpillar  

Adapted from the books of Eric Carle  
Directed by Jim Morrow  
at Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru June 1  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Table (Blind Summit Theatre at Chicago Shakespeare)

Mark Down, Sean Garratt and Irena Stratieva manipulate Moses the Puppet in Blind Summit's "The Table," directed by Mark Down and developed by the company, part of Chicago Shakespeare's World's Stage Series. (photo credit: Xue Qian        
      
The Table

Devised by the Company
Directed by Mark Down 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Oct 27  |  tickets: $20-$35   |  more info
       
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October 19, 2013 | 1 Comment More