Category: 2012 Reviews

Review: Over My Dead Body (Waltzing Mechanics)

Bryan Campbell (Bob Sell) stars in Waltzing Mechanics' "Over My Dead Body", directed by Thomas Murray.       
      
Over My Dead Body  

Adapted from interviews by Waltzing Mechanics  
Directed by Thomas Murray 
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 6  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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December 13, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Tidings of Tap (Chicago Tap Theatre)

Mark Yonally performs in Chicago Tap Theatre's "Tidings of Tap" performed at UIC Theatre in Chicago, IL on Dec 9-11, 2011.."Carol of the Bells", choreography by Mark Yonally, pictured dancer(s): Samantha O'Connell, Kirsten Williams, Mark Yonally and Sam Nolte perform in Chicago Tap Theatre's "Tidings of Tap", choreographed by Mark Yonally and Rich Ashworth. (photo credit: Josh Hawkins)        
       
Tidings of Tap 

Choreographed by Mark Yonally 
       and Rich Ashworth
at UIC Theater, 1044 W. Harrison (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $20-$35   |  more info
       
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Review: Lula del Ray (Manual Cinema)

Manual Cinema's "Lula del Rey, based Brenden Hill text, and directed by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller. (photo credit: Katherine Greenleaf)         
       
Lula del Ray 

Based on original text by Brenden Hill  
Directed by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace 
    and Julia Miller 
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Pirates of Penzance (The Hypocrites)

Emily Casey, Becky Poole and Dana Omar star in The Hypocrites' "The Pirates of Penzance", directed by Sean Graney. (photo credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis)        
       
The Pirates of Penzance 

Written by Gilbert and Sullivan  
Adapted by Sean Graney and Kevin O’Donnell 
Directed by Sean Graney  
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Jan 13  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment More

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

Alex Grelle (Rudolph) and Kathering Glavin (Clarice) star in Hell in a Handbag's "Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer" by David Cerda and Scott Lamberty, directed by AJ Wright. (photo credit: Rick Aguilar Studios)        
       
Rudolph the
       Red-Hosed Reindeer
  

By David Cerda and Scott Lamberty
Directed by AJ Wright
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $12-$22   |  more info
       
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December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Other Cinderella (Black Ensemble Theatre)

A'rese Emokpae stars as the Fairy God Mama in Black Ensemble Theater's "The Other Cinderella", written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)

       
       
The Other Cinderella 

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Jan 13  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: We Three Lizas (About Face Theatre)

Dana Tretta, Scott Duff and Sean Blake star int About Face Theatre's "We Three Lizas", directed by Scott Ferguson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
We Three Lizas 

By Scott Bradley (book and lyrics) and
   Alan Schmuckler (music, additional lyrics)
Directed by Scott Ferguson  
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hansel und Gretel (Lyric Opera Chicago)

Elizabeth DeShong (Hansel) and Maria Kanyova (Gretel) star in Lyric Opera's "Hansel und Gretel", directed by Eric Einhorn, conducted by Ward Stare. (photo credit: Dan Rest)        
       
Hansel und Gretel  

Composed by Engelbert Humperdinck
Libretto by Adelheid Wette 
Directed by Eric Einhorn 
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Jan 19  |  tickets: $20-$224   |  more info
       
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December 9, 2012 | 3 Comments More