Category: World Premier

Review: Days Like Today (Writers Theatre)

Jonathan Weir and Emily Berman star in Writers Theatre's "Days Like Today" by Alan Schmuckler and Laura Eason, directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Days Like Today

Music and Lyrics by Alan Schmuckler 
Book by Laura Eason 
Directed by Michael Halberstam
Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor, Glencoe (map)
thru July 27  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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July 4, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Last Ship (Broadway in Chicago)

Rachel Tucker and Michale Esper star in Broadway in Chicago's "The Last Ship" by Sting, John Loagan and Brian Yorkey, directed by Joe Mantello. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
The Last Ship

Music and Lyrics by Sting 
Book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey
Directed by Joe Mantello
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru July 13  |  tickets: $33-$100   |  more info
       
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June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Road Less Traveled (Theatre Momentum)

Theatre Momentum presents "The Road Less Traveled," created by the ensemble, directed by artistic director Tony Rielage.        
      
  
  
The Road Less Traveled

Created by the ensemble 
Directed by Tony Rielage
at Theatre Momentum, 1800 W. Cornelia (map)
thru July 26  |  tickets: $10   |  more info
       
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June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: What to Listen For (Side Project Theatre)

Julia Rose Duray and David Prete star in Side Project Theatre's world premiere of "What to Listen For" by Kathleen Tolan, directed by Adam Goldstein. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
What to Listen For

Written by Kathleen Tolan
Directed by Adam Goldstein  
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru July 6  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Musical Tribute to the Andrews Sisters (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Jordan Yentz, Sarah Larson and Casi Maggio star in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "A Musical Tribute to the Andrews Sisters, conceived by David Heimann and Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: David Heimann)        
      
A Musical Tribute
   to the Andrews Sisters

Conceived by Fred Anzevino and David Heimann  
Directed and Choreographed by David Heimann
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Oct 6  |  tickets: $24-$34   |  more info
       
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June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Piano Diaries (Salt Muse Inc. at Athenaeum Theatre)

Peter Saltzman writes and stars in his one-man show "Piano Diaries," directed by Edwin Wald. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
Piano Diaries

Written and Performed by Peter Saltzman  
Directed by Edwin Wald
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru July 6  |  tickets: $10-$17   |  more info
       
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June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Monstrous Regiment (Lifeline Theatre)

Matt Engle and Sarah Price star in Lifeline Theatre's "Monstrous Regiment," adapted by Chris Hainsworth, directed by Kevin Theis. (photo credit: Kelsey Jorissen)        
      
Monstrous Regiment

Adapted by Chris Hainsworth  
Directed by Kevin Theis
at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $20-$40   |  more info
       
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June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: One Hit Wonders (Black Ensemble Theater)

Lyle Miller and Ereatha McCullough star in Black Ensemble Theater's world premiere "One Hit Wonders" by Rueben D. Echoles and Dawn Bless, directed by Daryl D. Brooks. (photo credit: Daniel Nicholas)        
      
One Hit Wonders

Written by Rueben D. Echoles 
  in collaboration with Dawn Bless
Directed by Daryl D. Brooks
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Lord of the Wrigley – The Fellowship of the Cubs (The Nerdologues)

Kevin Reader stars as The Thief in The Nerdologues' "The Lord of the Wrigley: The Fellowship of the Cubs," directed by Chris Geiger.        
      
The Lord of the Wrigley:
  The Fellowship of the Cubs

Written by The Nerdologues 
Directed by Chris Geiger
at Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Haymaker (The Neo-Futurists)

Trevor Dawkins and Kevin Duvall star in The Neo-Futurists' "Haymaker" by Trevor Dawkins, directed by Kurt Chiang. (photo credit: Taylor Bailey)        
      
Haymaker

Created by Trevor Dawkins
Directed by Kurt Chiang
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru July 11  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Exit Strategy (Jackalope Theatre)

Danny Martinez and Lucy Sandy star in Jackalope Theatre's "Exit Strategy" by Ike Holter, directed by Gus Menary. (photo credit: Ryan Bourque)        
      
Exit Strategy

Written by Ike Holter  
Directed by Gus Menary
Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway (map)
thru Aug 29  |  tickets: $5-$15   |  more info
       
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June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Summer Series 2014 (Hubbard Street Dance)

Ana Lopez, left, and Jonathan Fredrickson in The Impossible by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.        
      
Summer Series

Choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo,
  Nacho Duato, William Forsythe and Jiří Kylián
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru June 8   |  tickets: $25-$99   |  more info
       
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June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More