Category: 2012 Reviews

Review: You Never Can Tell (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Dale Benson and Greg Matthew Anderson star in Remy Bumppo Theatre's "You Never Can Tell" by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Shawn Douglass. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
You Never Can Tell

Written by George Bernard Shaw 
Directed by Shawn Douglass 
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 6  |  tickets: $37-$42   |  more info
       
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December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Long Way Go Down (Jackalope Theatre)

Adam Brown stars in Jackalope Theatre's "Long Way Go Down" by Zayd Dohrn, directed by Kaiser Zaki Ahmed. (photo credit: Krzyzstof Piotrowski)        
       
Long Way Go Down 

Written by Zayd Dohrn  
Directed by Kaiser Zaki Ahmed
at Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $10-$15   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody (Royal George Theatre)

Michelle Vezilj and Drew Moerlein star in "SPANK! Fifty Shades Parody", directed by Jim Millan. (photo credit: Paul Schnaittacher)

       
      
SPANK!
    The Fifty Shades Parody
 

Written by J.S. Blair, I.M. Macintyre, J.A. Millan, S.A. Moran, C.J. Munch, A.M. Scheffler, I.P. Whalen
Directed by Jim Millan
Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $42-$52   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Failure: A Love Story (Victory Gardens Theater)

Baize Buzan and Matt Fletcher star in Victory Garden's "Failure: A Love Story" by Philip Dawkins, directed by Seth Bockley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Failure: A Love Story 

Written by Philip Dawkins
Directed by Seth Bockley
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $35-$50   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: It’s a Wonderful Life: Live at the Biograph! (American Blues Theater)

Gwendolyn Whiteside and Kevin R. Kelly star in American Blues Theater's "It's a Wonderful Life: Live at the Biograph Theater!", directed by Marty Higginbotham. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
It’s a Wonderful Life:
    Live at the Biograph!
   

Based on the Frank Capra film 
Directed by Marty Higginbotham
VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $19-$49   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: El Stories: Holiday Train (Waltzing Mechanics)

Waltzing Mechanic's "El Stories: Holiday Train", directed by Zack Florent, now playing at the Greenhouse Theater Center.        
       
El Stories: Holiday Train  

Adapted from CTA-user interviews
Directed by Zack Florent
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Christmas Schooner (Mercury Theater)

Ron Keaton, Karl Hamilton, Jim Sherman and Tom Shea star in Mercury Theater's "The Christmas Schooner" by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, directed by L. Walter Stearns. (photo credit: Jason Epperson)        
      
The Christmas Schooner 

Written by John Reeger and Julie Shannon
Directed by L. Walter Stearns  
Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $29-$59   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2012 | 3 Comments More

Review: The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (Provision Theater)

Susan Moniz as Sarah McDowell and Gabriel Stern as Thomas McDowell, Provision Theater's "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey" by Timothy Gregory and Michael Mahler. (photo credit: Megan Gallagher)       
      
The Christmas Miracle
      of Jonathan Toomey
 

By Timothy Gregory and Michael Mahler 
Directed by Timothy Gregory 
Provision Theater, 1001 W. Roosevelt (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tickets: $10-$32   |  more info
       
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November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments More