Category: 2013 Reviews

Review: The Seafarer (Seanachai Theatre)

Dan Waller and Brad Armacost star in Seanachai Theatre's "The Seafarer" by Conor McPherson, directed by Matt Miller. (photo credit: Matt Mazza)        
      
The Seafarer

Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by Matt Miller 
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Jan 5  Feb 8  |  tickets: $26-$30   |  more info
       
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December 8, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Christmas Schooner (Mercury Theater, 2013)

Jim Sherman and Karl Hamilton star in Mercury Theater's "The Christmas Schooner" by Julie Shannon and John Reeger, directed by L. Walter Stearns. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
      
The Christmas Schooner

Written by Julie Shannon and John Reeger
Directed by L. Walter Stearns
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $20-$55   |  more info
       
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December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Detective Partner Hero Villain (Strawdog Theatre)

Marc Rita stars as Partner in Strawdog Theatre's "Detective Partner Hero Villain" by Brett Neveu, directed by Gus Menary. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Detective Partner
                Hero Villain

Written by Brett Neveu
Directed by Gus Menary
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 17  |  tickets : $15   |  more info
       
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December 4, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Elf the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Will Blum and Lindsay Nicole Chambers star as Buddy and Jovie in Broadway in Chicago's "Elf the Musical," directed by Sam Scalamoni. (photo credit: Amy Boyle Photography)        
      
Elf the Musical

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Directed by Sam Scalamoni  
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 15  |  tickets: $18-$120   |  more info
       
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Review: It’s a Wonderful Life, Live in Chicago! (American Blues Theater, 2013)

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

Based on the film by Frank Capra  
Directed by Marty Higginbotham  
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $19-$49   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Burning Bluebeard (The Ruffians)

Dean Evans stars as Fancy Clown in The Ruffians' "Burning Bluebeard" by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)       
      
Burning Bluebeard 

Written by Jay Torrence
Directed by Halena Kays 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $18-$36   |  more info
       
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November 30, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: A Very Merry Madrigal (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Sarah Grant stars in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "A Very Merry Madrigal Christmas," directed by David Heimann, musical arrangements by Aaron Bernham. (phtoo credit: David Heimann)        
      
A Very Merry Madrigal 

Conceived and Directed by David Heimann
Musical arrangements by Aaron Benham  
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info 
       
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November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre, 2013)

A.C. Smith stars as Ghost of Christmas Present in Goodman Theatre's holiday classic "A Christmas Carol", adapted by Tom Creamer, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
at Goodman Theatre, , 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $39-$88   |  more info
       
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November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More