Category: Leah A. Zeldes

Review: Yellow Moon (Writers’ Theatre)

Josh Salt and Ashleigh LaThrop star in Writers' Theatre's "Yellow Moon" by David Grieg, directed by Stuart Carden. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Yellow Moon 

Written by David Grieg  
Directed by Stuart Carden
Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon, Glencoe (map)
thru Aug 4  |  tickets: $60   |  more info
       
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May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Beau Jest (Oil Lamp Theater)

Andrea Rappaport and Shaun Nathan Baer in Beau Jest, Oil Lamp Theater        
       
Beau Jest 

Written by James Sherman  
Directed by Ron Ben-Joseph  
Oil Lamp Theater, 723 Glenview Road (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Fiddler on the Roof (Paramount Theatre)

Classical violinist Mark Agnor plays the titular role in Paramount Theatre's "Fiddler on the Roof" directed by Jim Corti, music directed by Michael Keefe. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
Fiddler on the Roof 

Written by Joseph Stein (book), Jerry Bock (music)
    and Sheldon Harnick (lyrics)
Directed by Jim Corti  
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora  (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $35-$47   |  more info
       
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March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Becky’s New Car (Steel Beam Theatre)

Tony Lage and Patricia Finn-Morris star in Steel Beam Theatre's "Becky's New Car" by Steven Dietz, directed by Marge Uhlarik-Boller.        
       
Becky’s New Car  

Written by Steven Dietz 
Directed by Marge Uhlarik-Boller 
at Steel Beam Theatre, St. Charles, IL  (map)
thru March 17  |  tickets: $23-$25   |  more info
       
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March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Really Rosie (A-Squared Theatre Workshop)

Ben Albovias, Samantha Garcia, Ramona Kywe, Louella Cabalona and Hope Kim star in A-Squared Theatre Workshop's "Really Rosie" by Maurice Sendak and Carole King, directed by Ghuon 'Max' Chung. (photo credit: Giau Truong)        
       
Really Rosie 

Book and Lyrics by Maurice Sendak  
Music by Carole King 
Directed by Ghuon ‘Max’ Chung
Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre, Skokie (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $14   |  more info
       
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March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Shot in the Dark (The Den Theatre)

Abbas Salem and Kari Warfield star in Leftend Productions' "A Shot in the Dark" by Harry Kurnitz, directed by Kris Kontour.        
       
A Shot in the Dark 

Written by Harry Kurnitz
Adapted from L’Idiote by Marcel Archard
Directed by Kris Kontour
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru March 31  |  tickets: $22   |  more info
       
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March 7, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Everything is Illuminated (Next Theatre)

William J. Norris and Alex Goodrich star in Next Theatre's "Everything Is Illuminated" by Simon Block, directed by Devon de Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Everything is Illuminated 

Written by Simon Block
From the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer
Directed by Devon de Mayo
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
       
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March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Reivew: The Dinner Party (Fear No Art Chicago)

Fear No Art's "The Dinner Party" at Mayne Stage, created and hosted by Elysabeth Alfano.       
      
The Dinner Party 

Created and hosted by Elysabeth Alfano
at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse (map) 
open run  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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February 15, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Jeeves Takes a Bow (First Folio Theatre)

Jim McCance and Christian Gray star in First Folio Theatre's "Jeeves Takes a Bow" by Margaret Raether, directed by Alison C. Vesely. (photo credit: Stefani Foster LaBrecque)        
       
Jeeves Takes a Bow 

Written by Margaret Raether
Directed by Alison C. Vesely
Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $26-$37   |  more info
       
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February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sunset Boulevard (Drury Lane Theatre)

Christine Sherrill as Norma Desmond in Drury Lane Theatre's "Sunset Boulevard" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by William Osetek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
       
Sunset Boulevard 

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber 
Book/lyrics by Don Black, Christopher Hampton
Directed by William Osetek
Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $35-$46   |  more info
       
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February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sweet Charity (Writers’ Theatre)

Tiffany Topol as Charity in Writers' Theatre's "Sweet Charity" by Neil Simon and Cy Coleman, directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)       
      
Sweet Charity 

Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Directed by Michael Halberstam
Musical direction by Doug Peck
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe (map)
thru March 31  |  tickets: $35-$75   |  more info
       
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February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: There’s a Girl in My Soup (Metropolis Performing Arts Centre)

Colin Wasmund, Shanna Brown and Russell Alan Rowe star in Metropolis Performing Arts Centre’s “There’s a Girl in My Soup,” a 1966 British farce by Terence Frisby.        
       
There’s a Girl in My Soup 

Written by Terence Frisby
Directed by David Belew  
Metropolis Arts Centre, Arlington Heights (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $40-$44   |  more info
       
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January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More