Category: 2011 Reviews

Review: La Cage Aux Folles (Broadway in Chicago)

LES CAGELLES in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, book by Harvey Fierstein, choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson.  The production is playing at the Longacre Theatre, 220 West 48th Street.  

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La Cage aux Folles 

Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman 
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Terry Johnson
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W Monroe (map)
thru Jan 1  |  tickets: $32-$95   |  more info
       
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December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Silent Night of the Living Dead (New Millennium Theatre)

New Millennium Theatre's "Silent Night of the Living Dead," written by Sean Harklerode and Chad Wise.       
      
   Silent Night
      of the Living Dead
 

Written by Sean Harklerode and Chad Wise
Directed by Chad Wise
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $18   |  more info
       
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December 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Stage Left)

Vance Smith as Dasher in The Eight: Reindeer Monologues.  Photo by Greg Werstler       
      
   The Eight:
       Reindeer Monologues
 

Written by Jeff Goode
Directed by Greg Werstler, Jason Fleece,
     Drew Martin and Mark Pracht
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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December 18, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Review: Christmas in Chicago (The Fine Print Theatre)

Tommy Beardmore, Fine Print Theatre, Christmas in Chicago       
      
Christmas in Chicago 

Created by David Himmel & Patrick Kenney 
Directed by Aaron Graham  
at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago (map)
thru Dec 18  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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December 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: 2011 Winter Pageant (Redmoon Theatre)

2011 Winter Pageant  - Redmoon Theater       
      
2011 Winter Pageant  

Created by Alex Balestrieri and Jim Lasko
Music by Alice Wedoff 
at Redmoon Centerall, 1463 W. Hubbard (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: the word ‘progress’ on my mother’s lips doesn’t ring true (Trap Door Theatre)

Kevin Cox, Trap Door Theatre, photo by Istvan Szabo        
       
   the word ‘progress’
   on my mother’s lips 
   doesn’t ring true
 

Written by Matei Visneic
Translated by Joyce Nettles
Directed by Istvan Szabo
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Jan 14  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info 
       
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December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Striking 12 (Boho Theatre)

Amy Steele, Striking 12 - Boho Theatre       
      
Striking 12 

Written by Brendan Milburn,
Rachel Sheinkin and Valerie Vigoda
Directed by Lara Filip  
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Jan 1  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Charles Dickens Begrudgingly… (The Building Stage)

Blake Montgomery, The Building Stage Chicago, Chelsea Keenan       
     
Charles Dickens 
Begrudgingly Performs 
‘A Christmas Carol.’ Again.

Created & Performed by Blake Montgomery
The Building Stage, 412 N. Carpenter (map)
thru Dec 24  |  tickets: $22   |  more info
       
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December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More