Category: 2012 Reviews

Review: Winter Series (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago)

Hubbard Street Dancers Jesse Bechard (in blue) and David Schultz in Casi-Casa by Mats Ek. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
       
Winter Series 

Choreography by Aszure Barton,
    Alejandro Cerrudo and Mats Ek
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 9  |  tickets: $25-$99   |  more info
       
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December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Klingon Christmas Carol (Commedia Beauregard)

Commedia Beauregard Theatre's "A Klingon Christmas Carol", directed by Eric Van Tassell. (photo from 2010 production)        
       
A Klingon Christmas Carol 

Written by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom
      and Sasha Walloch  
Directed by Eric Van Tassell  
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $20-$28   |  more info 
       
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December 8, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play (American Theater Company)

Sadieh Rifai and Cliff Chamberlain star in American Theater Company's "It's A Wonderful Life", directed by Jason W. Gerace. (photo credit: Elissa Shortridge)        
       
It’s a Wonderful Life:
            The Radio Play
  

Adapted by by Frank Gabrielson
Directed by Jason W. Gerace
American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $35-$40   |  more info
       
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December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Shadow Box (rebekah theatre project)

rebekah theatre project's "The Shadow Box" by Michael Cristofer, directed by Toma Tavares Langston.        
      
The Shadow Box 

Written by Michael Cristofer
Directed by Toma Tavares Langston
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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December 7, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Charles Dickens Begrudgingly Performs ‘A Christmas Carol.’ Again. (The Building Stage)

Blake Montgomery as Charles Dickens, in The Building Stage's "Charles Dickens Begrudgingly Performs 'A Christmas Carol.' Again." (photo credit: Chelsea Keenan)       
      
Charles Dickens Begrudgingly
  Performs ‘A Christmas Carol.’
  Again.
 

Created and Performed by Blake Montgomery
at The Building Stage, 412 N. Carpenter (map)
thru Dec 24  |  tickets: $15-$30   |  more info
       
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December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Feast of Saint McGonagall (The Plagiarists)

Ken Miller and Jack Dugan star in The Plagiarists' "The Feast of Saint McGonagall" by Jessica Wright Buha, directed by Gregory Peters. (Photo credit: Jasmine Basci)       
      
The Feast of Saint McGonagall 

Written by Jessica Wright Buha
Directed by Gregory Peters
Berger Park Coach House, 6205 N. Sheridan (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Stefan Karl as The Grinch, in Broadway in Chicago's "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas", directed by Matt August. (photo credit: Paparrazi by Appointment)        
       
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch
    Stole Christmas!
 

Books and lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Additional content by Albert Hague, Dr. Seuss
Directed by Matt August
at Cadillac Palace, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $18-$95   |  more info
       
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December 6, 2012 | 3 Comments More

Review: Hannukatz the Musical (New National Pastime Theater)

Wellington Da Silva as Hannukatz in New National Pastime Theater's "Hannukatz the Musical", directed and choreographed by Shifra Werch.         
       
Hannukatz the Musical 

Book and Lyrics by Terry Abrahamson
Music by Michael Carlson
Directed and Choreographed by Shifra Werch
Preston Bradley Ctr, 941 W. Lawrence (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info
       
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December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments More