Category: World Premier

Review: Psychonaut Librarians (The New Colony)

Christine Mayland Perkins and Matt Farabee star in Psychonaut Librarians, New Colony           
      
  

Psychonaut Librarians 

Written by Sean Kelly
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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January 29, 2017 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Hunter and the Bear (Writers Theatre)

Dan Weschler stars in The Hunter and the Bear by PigPen Theatre at Writers Theatre           
      
    

The Hunter and the Bear 

Written by PigPen Theatre Co.  
Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Jan 29  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Winter (Rivendell Theatre)

Barbara E. Robertson and Steve Haggard star as Annis and Evan in Winter, Rivendell Theatre           
      
   

Winter

Written by Julie Jensen
Rivendell Theatre 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Feb 18  |  tix: $38  |  more info
       
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January 23, 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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January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Her America (Greenhouse Theater, Solo Celebration)

Kate Buddeke stars in Her America by Brett Neveu, Greenhouse Theater Center 1           
         

Her America

Written by Brett Neveu
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $42-$48  |  more info
       
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January 15, 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

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