Category: Lawrence Bommer

Review: Our Country’s Good (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Steve Peebles, Kevin Viol and Ben Werling star in Shattered Globe Theatre's "Our Country's Good" by Timberlake Wertenbaker, directed by Roger Smart. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Our Country’s Good

Written by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by Roger Smart 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Feb 22  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Annie Get Your Gun (Light Opera Works)

Colette Todd stars as Annie Oakley in Light Opera Works' "Annie Get Your Gun" by Irving Berlin, directed by Rudy Hogenmiller.        
      
Annie Get Your Gun

Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields
Directed by Rudy Hogenmiller
at Cahn Auditorium, Evanston (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $32-$94   |  more info
       
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December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of of the Christmas Goose (Raven Theatre)

Tyler Rich stars as Sherlock Holmes in Raven Theatre's "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Golden Goose," adapted by Michael Menendian and John Weagly. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
Sherlock Holmes and the
   Case of the Golden Goose

Adapted by Michael Menendian and John Weagly 
From story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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December 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Die Fledermaus (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Bo Skovhus and Daniela Fally star in Lyric Opera's "Die Fledermaus" by Johann Strauss, directed by E. Loren Meeker. (photo credit: Dan Rest)        
      
Die Fledermaus

Music by Johann Strauss Jr.
Libretto by Carl Haffner and Richard Genee 
Directed by E. Loren Meeker 
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Jan 18  |  tickets: $34-$274   |  more info
       
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December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Christmas Schooner (Mercury Theater, 2013)

Jim Sherman and Karl Hamilton star in Mercury Theater's "The Christmas Schooner" by Julie Shannon and John Reeger, directed by L. Walter Stearns. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
      
The Christmas Schooner

Written by Julie Shannon and John Reeger
Directed by L. Walter Stearns
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $20-$55   |  more info
       
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December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Mikado (The Hypocrites)

Shawn Pfautsch and Emily Casey in "The Mikado" by Gilbert and Sullivan, directed by Sean Graney. (photo credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis)        
      
The Mikado

Written by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan  
Adapted and Directed by Sean Graney 
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Peacock (Jackalope Theatre)

The Peacock at Jackalope Theatre Chicago        
      
The Peacock

Written by Calamity West
Directed by Marti Lyons
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Dec 8  |  tickets: $10-$15   |  more info
       
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November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Chicago’s Weird, Grandma (Barrel of Monkeys)

Linsey Falls, Eunice Woods, Emjoy Gavino, Erick Deshaun Dorris, Laura McKenzie and Lindsey Dorcus star in Barrel of Monkeys' "Chicago's Weird, Grandma," adapted by Jessica Hudson, directed by Molly Brennan. (photo credit: Beth Bullock)        
      
Chicago’s Weird, Grandma

Short stories written by CPS students
Adapted by Jessica Hudson
Directed by Molly Brennan 
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Dec 2  |  tickets: $6-$12   |  more info
       
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November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hello Dolly! (Drury Lane Theatre)

David Lively and Karen Ziemba star in Drury Lane Theatre's "Hello Dolly!" by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart, directed by Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
      
Hello Dolly!

Written by Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $35-$49   |  more info
       
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October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Trevor (A Red Orchid Theatre)

Mierka Girten and Larry Grimm star in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Trevor" by Nick Jones, directed by Shade Murray. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Trevor

Written by Nick Jones   
Directed by Shade Murray 
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru Dec 1  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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October 24, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: Compulsion (Next Theatre)

Jenny Avery and Mick Weber in Next Theatre's "Compulsion" by Rinne Groff, directed by Devon de Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Compulsion

Written by Rinne Groff
Directed by Devon de Mayo
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston (map)
thru Nov 17  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
       
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October 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Life and Death of Madam Barker (Red Tape Theatre)

Molly Brennan stars in Red Tape Theatre's "The Life and Death of Madam Barker" by Brooke Allen, music and lyrics by John Fournier, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo by Bridget Schultz)        
       
The Life and Death
          of Madam Barker
 

Written by Brooke Allen
Music and Lyrics by John Fournier 
Directed by Eric Hoff
at Red Tape Theatre, 621 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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October 19, 2013 | 1 Comment More