Category: World Premier

Review: Amazing Grace (Broadway in Chicago)

Josh Young stars as John Newton in Broadway in Chicago's world premiere "Amazing Grace" by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
Amazing Grace

By Christopher Smith (music, lyrics, book)
    and Arthur Giron ((book) 
Directed by Gabriel Barre
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru Nov 2  |  tickets: $33-$100   |  more info
       
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October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bingo’s Birthday (Emerald City Theatre)

Alissa Sherwood and George Booker star as Farmer Pickle and Farmer Tickle in Emerald City Theatre's "Bingo's Birthday," created and directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)    
      
      
       
Bingo’s Birthday 

Written and Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport (map)
thru Jan 4  |  tickets: $8-$15   |  more info
       
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October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hack/Slash (Strangeloop Theatre and Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)

Jean E. Burr stars in "Hack/Slash," adapted from the Tim Seeley comics series, directed by Brad Gunter. (co-produced by Strangeloop Theatre and Chemically Imbalanced Comedy, photo credit: Austin D. Oie)        
      
Hack/Slash

Based on comic book by Tim Seeley 
Directed by Brad Gunter
Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving (map)
thru Nov 1  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Art of Falling (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago + The Second City)

Tim Mason and Rashawn Scott star in Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's and Second City's world premiere of "The Art of Falling," directed by Billy Bungeroth. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
The Art of Falling

Written by Tim Mason, Carisa Barreca,
  T.J. Jagodowski, Kate James, Chris Redd
Directed by Billy Bungeroth  
Music Directed by Julie B. Nichols 
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru Oct 19  |  tickets: $25-$77   |  more info
       
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October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Fail/Safe (Strawdog Theatre)

Lee Russell and Mark Pracht star in Strawdog Theatre's "Fail/Safe," adapted by Anderson Lawfer and Nikki Klix, directed by Anderson Lawfer. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Fail/Safe

Adapted by Anderson Lawfer and Nikki Klix 
From novel by Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler
Directed by Anderson Lawfer
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Oct 14  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Season Pass (The Plagiarists)

Alexandria Frenkel, Nick Freed, Sara Jean McCarthy, Ken Miller, Wes Needham, Jessica Saxvik and Charlesanne Rabensburg star in The Plagiarists' "Season Pass," directed by Mary Rose O'Connor and Paul Kastner. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)        
      
Season Pass

Written by The Plagiarists  
Directed by Mary Rose O’Connor, Paul Kastner
The Frontier Storefront, 1106 W. Thorndale (map)
thru Sept 28  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Miracles in the Fall (Polarity Ensemble Theatre)

Laura Berner Taylor and Rian Jairell in Polarity Ensemble Theatre's "Miracles in the Fall" by Chuck O'Connor, directed by Richard Shavzin. (photo credit: Richard Engling)        
      
Miracles in the Fall

Written by Chuck O’Connor 
Directed by Richard Shavzin 
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info
       
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September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Since I Suppose (one step at a time like this & Chicago Shakespeare)

one step at a time like this & Chicago Shakespeare Theater present "Since I Suppose," now playing through September 21. (photo credit: Michael Litchfield)        
      
Since I Suppose

Created by one step at a time like this 
Based on a play by William Shakespeare 
starting at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Sept 21  |  tickets: $45-$75   |  more info
       
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September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Who Is Tyler Durden? (Bare Knuckle Productions)

Bare Knuckle Productions presents "Who Is Tyler Durden?", adapted, written and directed by Cody Evans.        
      
Who Is Tyler Durden?

Written, Adapted and Directed by Cody Evans  
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Sept 20  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Churchill (Greenhouse Theater and SoloChicago)

Ronald Keaton stars as Winston Churchill in SoloChicago and Greenhouse Theater's "Churchill," adapted by Ronald Keaton, directed by Kurt Johns. (photo credit: Jason Epperson )        
      
Churchill

Adapted by Ronald Keaton
Directed by Kurt Johns   
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Nov 9   |  tickets: $25-$35   |  more info
       
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August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Witch Slap! (Babes With Blades)

Stefanie Johnsen and Alison Dornheggen star in the world premiere of Babes With Blades' "Witch Slap!" by Jeff Goode, directed by Delia Ford. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Witch Slap!

Written by Jeff Goode   
Directed by Delia Ford
Raven Theatre West Stage, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Sept 20  |  tickets: $12-$20   |  more info
       
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August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: One Day When We Are All Robots (Chicago Slam Works)

Lila Morse and Frankiem Mitchell star in Chicago Slam Works' "One Day When We Are All Robots", written by the ensemble, directed by J.W. Bailio.        
        
    
One Day When We
    Are All Robots

Written by the CSW House Ensemble
Directed by J.W. Basilo
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Sept 5  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More