Category: Tony Kushner

Review: The Good Person of Szechwan (Cor Theatre)

Will Von Vogt (left) plays the good hearted prostitute, Shen Te, and Chris Brickhouse is Sun/Husband in Cor Theatre's The Good Person. Ernie Nolan directs Tony Kushner’s translation of Bertolt Brecht’s popular parable of good and evil. Performances run through September 11, 2016 at Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. Tickets and information: CorTheatre.org or (866) 811-4111 Credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis          

    
The Good Person of Szechwan 

Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Tony Kushner
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru Sept 11  |  tix: $25  |  more info
       
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August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Bright Room Called Day (Spartan Theatre)

Spartan Theatre presents "A Bright Room Called Day" by Tony Kushner, directed by Laura Elleseg.        
      
A Bright Room Called Day

Written by Tony Kushner  
Directed by Laura Elleseg
Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2012

Taking into account the nearly 700 productions that we reviewed in 2012, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!  (FYI: We’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions here)

Mary Beth Fisher and Rob Lindley star in Court Theatre's "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, directed by Charles Newell. Molly Regan, Lusia Strus and Mariann Mayberry star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by K. Todd Freman. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Rania Salem Manganaro stars in The Inconveniences' "Hit The Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Borque) Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane star in Goodman Theatre's "The Iceman Cometh" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Brandon Dahlquist, Shannon Cochran and Jonathan Weir star in Writers' Theatre's "A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)
Adam Poss and Madrid St. Angelo star in star in Victory Gardens' "Oedipus el Rey" by Luis Alfaro, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Chiara Mangiameli and Rick Bayless star in Lookingglass Theatre's "Rick Bayless in Cascabel" by Heidi Stillman and Tony Hernandez and Rick Bayless. (photo credit: Sean Williams) Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Show Boat", conducted by John DeMain, directed by Francesca Zambrello. (photo credit: Robert Kusel) Jason Danieley as George and Carmen Cusack as Dot, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Richard Cotovsky and Preston Tate Jr. star in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Superior Donuts" by Tracy Letts.  (photo credit: Greg Rothman)

 

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January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Angels in America – Part One: Millennium Approaches (Court Theatre)

Mary Beth Fisher, Rob Lindley - Angels in America Court Theatre       
      
Angels in America:  
       Millennium Approaches
 

Written by Tony Kushner  
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 3  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Angels in America – Part Two: Perestroika (Court Theatre)

Rob Lindley - Angels in America Perestroika, Court Theatre       
      
Angels in America:   
       Perestroika

Written by Tony Kushner  
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 3  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More