Category: 2011 Reviews

Review: A Christmas Story the Musical! (Chicago Theatre)

Clarke Hallum as Ralphie Parker - A Christmas Story       
      
A Christmas Story 

Book by Joseph Robinette  
Music/Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Directed by John Rando
at The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $35-$79   |  more info
       
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December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Opus (Redtwist Theatre)

Michael Sherwin, Brian Parry - Redtwist Theatre Opus       
      
Opus

Written by Michael Hollinger   
Directed by Jason W. Gerace
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Jan 15 29  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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December 13, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Review: A Very Sci-Fi Christmas (Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)

Tech Star of Wonder - A Very Sci-Fi Christmas (Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)       
      
Tech Star of Wonder: 
            The Worst Noel!
 

Written by C.J. Tuor; Story by Leslie Nesbit
Directed by Leslie Nesbit
at CI Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park (map)
thru Jan 14  |  tickets: $12 (BYOB)  |  more info
       
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December 13, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer (Hell in a Handbag Productions)

Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer 019       
      
Rudolph the
       Red-Hosed Reindeer
 

Book and Lyrics by David Cerda
Music by David Cerda and Scott Lamberty
Directed by AJ Wright  
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 W. Clark Street (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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December 13, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet)

Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" at the Auditorium Theatre (photo credit: Bob Nick)       
      
The Nutcracker 

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conceived and Directed by Robert Joffrey
Music performed by Chicago Sinfonietta 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tickets: $15-$140   |  more info 
       
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December 12, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Penelope (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Logan Vaughn, Yasen Peyankov, Scott Jaeck, Tracy Letts       
      
Penelope

Written by Enda Walsh
Directed by Amy Morton 
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Feb 5  |  tickets: $20-$78   |  more info
       
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December 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Crossed (Teatro Luna)

Teatro Luna Chicago - Crossed       
      
Crossed: How Going South 
              Flipped Our Script
 

Directed by Miranda Gonzalez
at The Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western (map)
thru Dec 18  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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December 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Christmas Carol: a silent bah-humbug (Silent Theatre)

Silent Theatre Company - A Christmas Carol, a silent bah-humbug       
      
A Christmas Carol:
      a silent bah-humbug
 

Adapted by Silent Theatre Company  
       from the book by Charles Dickens 
Directed by Tonika Todorova
St. Paul’s Church, 2215 W. North Ave. (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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December 10, 2011 | 1 Comment More