Category: William Shakespeare

Review: Henry V (Babes With Blades Theatre)

Jennifer L. Mickelson, Alexis Randolph and Morgan Manasa star in Henry V (JK)           
      
  

Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare 
at City Lit, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru April 1  |  tix: $25  |  more info
       
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March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Love’s Labor’s Lost (Chicago Shakespeare, 2017)

Jennie Greenberry and Jennifer Latimore star in Love's Labor's Lost, Chicago Shakespeare           
      
  

Love’s Labor’s Lost

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 26  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
       
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March 4, 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 Winter’s Tale (Cheek by Jowl, Chicago Shakespeare)

Abubakar Salim and Orlando James star in The Winter's Tale, Cheek by Jowl, Chicago Shakespeare           
      
   

The Winter’s Tale

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Dec 21  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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December 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Macbeth (Theatre Y Ensemble)

Brendan Mulhern, Macbeth, Theatre Y           
      
  

Macbeth

Written by William Shakespeare 
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 4  |  tix: $  |  more info
       
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November 14, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Julius Caesar (Writers Theatre)

Thomas Vincent Kelly and Sydney Germaine star in Writers Theatre's "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)           
  

Julius Caesar

Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Michael Halberstam, Scott Parkinson
Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Oct 16  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bite–A Pucking Queer Cabaret (Pride Films and Plays)

Kathleen Hoil and David Mor in Bite Pucking Queer Cabaret, Pride Films Plays          
      
Bite: A Pucking
   Queer Cabaret
 

Conceived/Directed by Derek Van Barham
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 26  |  tix: $30  | more info
       
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August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Tug of War – Foreign Fire (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Once I Was a Soldier by Tim Buckley and Larry Beckett, Tug of War Foreign Fire          
      

    
Tug of War:
   Foreign Fire
 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Adapted/Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru June 12  |  tix: $85-$100  |  more info
       
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May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments More