Category: 2012 Reviews

Review: Faith Healer (The Den Theatre)

Si Osborne stars as Frank Hardy in The Den Theatre’s remount of TurnAround Theatre’s original production of "Faith Healer" by Brian Friel, directed by J.R. Sullivan. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)        
       
Faith Healer 

Written by Brian Friel  
Directed by J.R. Sullivan
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Jan 20 Feb 3  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Singin’ in the Rain (Drury Lane Theatre)

Tony Yazbeck stars as as Don Lockwood in Drury Lane Oakbrook's "Singin' in the Rain", directed by Bill Jenkins. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
       
Singin’ in the Rain  

Adapted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Nacio Herb Brown (music), Arthur Freed (lyrics)
Directed by Bill Jenkins
Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace (map)
thru Jan 13  |  tickets: $35-$46   |  more info
       
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December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Oliver! (Light Opera Works)

Michael Seminic as Oliver Twist, in Light Opera Works' "Oliver!", directed by Rudy Hogenmiller. (photo credit: Chris Ocken)        
       
Oliver! 

Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart
Directed by Rudy Hogenmiller
Music direction by Roger L. Bingaman
Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $48-$94   |  more info
       
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December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Chimes (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Remy Bumppo Theatre's "The Chimes: A Goblin Story", adapted and performed by Nick Sandys, continues through December 31st at the Greenhouse Theater.        
       
The Chimes: A Goblin Story 

Written by Charles Dickens 
Adapted by Nick Sandys
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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December 23, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: A Christmas Carol (Milwaukee Rep)

Christopher Donahue as Scrooge in Milwaukee Rep's "A Christmas Carol", adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan; directed by Aaron Posner. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
A Christmas Carol

Adapted by Joseph Hanreddy, Edward Morgan
Directed by Aaron Posner  
The Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells (map)
thru Dec 24  |  tickets: $15-$70   |  more info
       
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December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose (Raven Theatre)

Antoine Pierre Whitfield and JoAnn Montemurro star in Raven Theatre's "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Golden Goose", by Michael Menendian and John Weagly.       
      
Sherlock Holmes and the Case
    of the Christmas Goose
 

Written by Michael Menendian & John Weagly
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Book of Mormon (Broadway in Chicago)

Nic Rouleau as Elder Price in Broadway in Chicago's "Book of Mormon" by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
       
The Book of Mormon 

Book, Music and Lyrics Trey Parker,
    Matt Stone and Robert Lopez
Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru June 2  |  tickets: $45-$115   |  more info
       
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December 20, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: War Horse (Broadway in Chicago)

Joey. Christopher Mai, Derek Stratton and Rob Laqui star in Broadway in Chicago's "War Horse", adapted by Nick Stafford, directed by Bijan Sheibani. (photo credit: Brinkhoff/Mögenburg)        
       
War Horse 

Adapted by Nick Stafford
Directed by Bijan Sheibani 
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $30-$105   |  more info
       
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December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More