Category: 2012 Reviews

Review: Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter! (Next Theatre)

Lily Mojekwu as Jenny Sutter, in Next Theatre's "Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter!" by Julie Marie Myatt, directed by Jessica Thebus. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Welcome Home,
         Jenny Sutter!

Written by Julie Marie Myatt
Directed by Jessica Thebus
at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
       
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November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Santaland Diaries (Theater Wit)

Mitchell Fain stars in Theater Wit's "Santaland Diaries", written by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, directed by Jeremy Wechsler.        
      
Santaland Diaries 

Written by David Sedaris
Adapted by Joe Mantello 
Directed by Jeremy Wechsler 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $18-$35   |  more info
       
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November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Santa’s Dead! & Dirty Carol’s Christmas: A Holiday Double Feature (MidTangent Productions)

MidTangent Production's "Santa's Dead & Dirty Carol's Christmas: A Holiday Double Feature" by Tony Lewis, Aaron Michael Adamkiewicz and Karl Meyer. (phoo credit: Michael Workman)       
      
Santa’s Dead!
   & Dirty Carol’s Christmas
 

Written by Tony Lewis, Karla Meyer
   and Aaron Michael Adamkiewicz
Directed by Tony Lewis and Max Bever
at Hydrate Nightclub, 3458 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $10   |  more info
       
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November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Gifts of the Magi (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Nate Lewellyn as Willy Porter in Porchlight Music Theatre's "Gifts of the Magi" by Mark St. Germain and Randy Courts, directed by Mark Lococo. (photo credit: Kelsey Jorissen)        
      
The Gifts of the Magi 

By Mark St. Germain (book/lyrics) 
        and Randy Courts (music/lyrics)
Directed by Mark Lococo
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $39   |  more info
       
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November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: James Joyce’s “The Dead” (Court Theatre)

Rachel Klippel, Regina Leslie, Jim DeSelm and Suzanne Gillen star in Court Theatre's "James Joyce's The Dead" by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey, directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
James Joyce’s “The Dead”

Adapted by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Dec 9  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bah, Humbug (Piccolo Theatre)

Ben Muller as Marley and Nathan Thompson as Scrooge, in Piccolo Theatre's "Bah Humbug!" by Rich Maisel, directed by John Szostek. (photo credit: Robert E. Potter III)        
       
Bah, Humbug 

Written by Rich Maisel
Directed by John Szostek
at Piccolo Theatre, Evanston Arts Depot (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info 
       
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November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sister Act (Broadway in Chicago)

Patina Miller in Broadway in Chicago's "Sister Act" by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, directed by Jerry Zaks. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
Sister Act  

By Alan Menken (music), Glenn Slater (lyrics);
  and Cheri and Bill Steinkellner
Directed by Jerry Zaks
at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 2  |  tickets: $28-$150   |  more info
       
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November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: At the Flash (Pride Films and Plays)

Sean Chandler stars in Pride Films and Plays' "At the Flash", directed by David Zak, written by Sean Chandler and David Leeper.        
      
At the Flash 

Written by Sean Chandler and David Leeper
Directed by David Zak
Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $21-$25   |  more info
       
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November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments More