Category: Lawrence Bommer

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

Review: Heist Play (Ruckus Theater)

Karie Miller stars as Deitrich in Ruckus Theater's "Heist Play" by Mitch Vermeersch, directed by Allison Shoemaker. (photo credit: Zachary T. Webb)        
       
Heist Play 

Written by Mitch Vermeersch
Directed by Allison Shoemaker
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $17-$20   |  more info
       
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October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review- It’s All-Right To Have a Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield (Black Ensemble Theater)

Reginald E. Torian stars in Black Ensemble Theater's "The Story of Curtis Mayfield: It's All-Right To Have A Good Time" by Jackie Taylor, directed by Jackie Taylor and Daryl Brooks. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
The Story of Curtis Mayfield

Written by Jackie Taylor 
Directed by Jackie Taylor and Daryl Brooks 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Oct 20 Dec 29  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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September 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: The BenchMark (Step Up Productions)

Daniel Houle stars in Step Up Productions' "The BenchMark" by Richard A. Roberts, directed by Tara Branham. (photo by Liz Lauren)        
      
The BenchMark

Written by Richard A. Roberts
Directed by Tara Branham
Athenaeum Theatre,  2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Oct 20  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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September 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: To Master the Art (Broadway Playhouse)

Karen Janes Woditsch and Terry Hamilton in To Master the Art, Broadway Playhouse        
      
To Master the Art

Written by William Brown and Doug Frew
Directed by William Brown 
at Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Oct  20  |  tickets: $25-$75   |  more info
       
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September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments More