Category: 2011 Reviews

Review: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre)

Tiny Tim (Roni Akurati) proclaims, “God bless us everyone!” on the shoulders of Ebenezer Scrooge (Larry Yando), in the 34th annual production of Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol.       
      
A Christmas Carol 

Written by Charles Dickens 
Adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Steve Scott 
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $25-$92   |  more info  
       
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December 4, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Review: A Klingon Christmas Carol (CB Theatre)

Klingon Christmas Carol - Commedia Beauregard Chicago       
      
A Klingon Christmas Carol  

By Christopher O. Kidder & Sasha Walloch 
Directed by Christopher O. Kidder
Greenhouse Theater Ctr, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $32   |  more info
       
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December 3, 2011 | 7 Comments More

Review: Memphis (Broadway in Chicago)

Felicia Boswell as Felicia and 
Bryan Fenkart as Huey in
Memphis 
National Tour
Credit Photo: Paul Kolnik
studio@paulkolnik.com
nyc 212-362-7778
      
      
Memphis 

By Joe DiPietro and David Bryan
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 4  |  tickets: $37-$95   |  more info
       
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December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Pirates of Penzance (The Hypocrites)

Zeke Sulkes and Robert McLean       
      
The Pirates of Penzance 

Written by Gilbert and Sullivan 
Directed by Sean Graney 
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Jan 22  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: It’s a Wonderful Life (American Blues Theater)

Gwendolyn Whiteside & Kevin R. Kelly       
      
It’s a Wonderful Life:
   
   Live at the Biograph!   

    
Adapted by Joe Landry  
Directed by Marty Higgenbotham
VG Biograph Theater, 2433 Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $25-$40   |  more info
       
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December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Changes of Heart (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Alana Arenas (as Silvia) and Steve Wojtas (as The Prince) are featured in Remy Bumppo Theatre Company's Changes of Heart by Marivaux, translated by Stephen Wadsworth. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)       
      
Changes of Heart 

Written by Marivaux
Translation by Stephen Wadsworth 
Directed by Timothy Douglas 
Greenhouse Theater Ctr, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 8  |  tickets: $35-$40   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Pump Boys and Dinettes (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Courtney Crouse as Jim in Theo Ubique's "Pump Boys and Dinettes," directed by Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: David Heimann)       
      
Pump Boys 
         
      and Dinettes
 

Directed by Fred Anzevino 
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Jan 15  |  tickets: $29-$34   |  more info
       
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November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Santaland Diaries (Theater Wit)

Mitchell Fain - Santaland Diaries       
      
The Santaland Diaries 

Written by David Sedaris
Adapted by Joe Mantello  
Directed by Jeremy Wechsler 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $24-$30   |  more info

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November 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More