Category: 2011 Reviews

Review: The Jackie Wilson Story (Black Ensemble Theater)

Jackie Wilson Story - Black Ensemble Theater       
      
The Jackie Wilson Story 

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor 
at BE Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Mar 18  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info

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November 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Christmas Schooner (Mercury Theater)

A scene from Merury Theatre's "The Christmas Schooner," directed by L. Walter Stearns. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)       
      
The Christmas Schooner 

Written by John Reeger and Julie Shannon
Directed by L. Walter Stearns
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $30-$49.50   |  more info

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November 26, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Peer Gynt (Polarity Ensemble Theatre)

Meg Elliott and Bryson Engelen in Polarity Ensemble Theatre's "Peer Gynt," by Henrik Ibsen. (photo credit: John W. Sisson, Jr.)       
      
Peer Gynt 

Written by Henrik Ibsen  
Directed by Jeremy Wechsler 
DCA Storefront Theater, 66 E. Washington (map)
thru Dec 18  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info

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November 26, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Fiddler on the Roof (Broadway in Chicago)

John Preece as Tevye of Fiddler on the Roof       
      
Fiddler on the Roof 

By Joseph Stein (book), Jerry Bock (music),
   and Sheldon Harnick (lyrics)
Directed by Sammy Dallas Bayes
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Nov 27  |  tickets: $26-$85   |  more info

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November 25, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Burning Bluebeard (Neo-Futurists)

Leah Urzendowski Chicago       
      
Burning Bluebeard 

Written by Jay Torrence  
Directed by Halena Kays
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info

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November 24, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: We Are Not These Hands (Right Brain Project)

Bries Vannon directs Sheila Callaghan's WE ARE NOT THESE HANDS — with Philip Winston, Bries Vannon and Cassidy Shea Stirtz.       
      
We Are Not These Hands 

Written by Sheila Callaghan
Directed by Bries Vannon
RBP Rorschach, 4001 N. Ravenswood (map)
thru Dec 17  |  tickets: $18   |  more info

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November 24, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Date Me! and Sound of Silence (Salomee Speelt)

Noémi Schlosser - Sound of Silence 2       
      
Date Me! 

Written by Schlosser, Naeem and Dohnke
Directed by Noémi Schlosser
at Theater Wit  |  thru Dec 18  |  more info

The Sound of Silence 

Written by Jean Cocteau
Directed by Noemi Schlosser, JP Gerrits  
at Theater Wit  |  thru Dec 17  |  more info

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November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ariadne auf Naxos (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

12. ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, DBR_1467 c. Dan Rest       
      
Ariadne auf Naxos  

Composed by Richard Strauss   
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis   
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Dec 11  |  tickets: $34-$239   |  more info

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November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More