Category: 2012 Reviews

Review: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre)

Larry Yando and Matthew Abraham star in Goodman Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
A Christmas Carol 

Written by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Steve Scott  
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $25-$82   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Cinderella (Marriott Theatre)

Dara Cameron and Brian Bohr star in Marriott Theatre's "Cinderella" by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Matt Raftery. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)        
      
Cinderella 

Written by Richard Rodgers (music)
     and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics) 
Directed by Matt Raftery
at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire  (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 29, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Mother Superior’s Ho-Ho-Holy Night (Royal George Theatre)

Nuns4Fun's "Mother Superior's Ho-Ho-Holy Night", created and directed by Vicki Quade, runs through December 28th at the Royal George Theatre.        
      
Mother Superior’s
   Ho-Ho-Holy Night
 

Written and Directed by Vicki Quade   
Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 28  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: It’s a Wonderful SantaLand Miracle Nut Cracking Christmas….Jews Welcome (Street Tempo Theatre)

James McGuire and Nikki Pierce star in Street Tempo Theatre's "It's a Wonderful SantaLand Miracle Nut Cracking Christmas....Jews Welcome", directed by Brian Posen. (photo credit: Brian Work)       
      
It’s a Wonderful SantaLand
Miracle Nut Cracking Xmas
               ….Jews Welcome
 

Written by the Street Tempo ensemble
Directed by Brian Posen 
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 28, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Cinderella (Emerald City Theatre and Broadway in Chicago)

Kyle Michael Kuhlman as Ratford, Missy Karle as Cinderella, and Jennifer T. Grubb as Godmother, in Emerald City Theatre and Broadway in Chicago's "Cinderella", directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Cinderella 

Adaptation/Lyrics by Alyn Cardarelli
Music by Steve Goers
Directed by Ernie Nolan 
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Jan 6  |  tickets: $16-$22   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets  
         
        Read entire review 

November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Annie (Paramount Theatre)

Caroline Heffernan as Annie and Mikey as Sandy the Dog, in Paramount Theatre's "Annie", directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Annie 

Written by Charles Strouse,
    Thomas Meehan, and Martin Charnin
Directed by Rachel Rockwell 
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $35-$47   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 28, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Review (Second City)

The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Review cast        
      
The Second City’s 
  Nut-Cracking Holiday Review
 

Written by The Second City 
Directed by Ryan Bernier
at UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre of Chicago)

Paige Collins as Clara in House Theatre of Chicago's "The Nutcracker", directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Nutcracker 

Book by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich

Music by Kevin O’Donnell, Lyrics by Jake Minton
Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $25-$35   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets 
    
        
        Read entire review
     

November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More