Category: 2013 Reviews

Review: The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost (Lifeline Theatre)

Mike Ooi stars in Lifeline Theatre’s “The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost," adapted by Scott T. Barsotti, directed by Paul S. Holmquist, based on the children’s book by Geoffrey Hayes. (photo credit: Suzanne Plunkett)        
       
The Mystery
     of the Pirate Ghost
 

Adapted by Scott T. Barsotti
     from the book by Geoffrey Hayes
Directed by Paul S. Holmquist
at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Feb 17   |  tickets: $15   |  more info 
       
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January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Promethean Theatre Ensemble)

Promethean Theatre Ensemble's "Caucasian Chalk Circle" by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Ed Rutherford.        
       
The Caucasian Chalk Circle 

Written by Bertolt Brecht 
Original music by Matt Kahler
Directed by Ed Rutherford
at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Feb 9  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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January 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Pygmalion (Stage Left Theatre and Boho Theatre)

Mouzam Makkar as Eliza Doolittle in "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Vance Smith. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
       
Pygmalion 

Written by George Bernard Shaw  
Directed by Vance Smith
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Feb 10  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Henry Moore Is Melting (Cold Basement Dramatics)

Cold Basement Dramatics' "Henry Moore Is Melting" by Jenny Seidelman, directed by Mikey Laird.        
       
Henry Moore Is Melting 

Written by Jenny Seidelman
Directed by Mikey Laird
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Jan 20  |  tickets: $17-$22   |  more info
       
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January 11, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Memphis (Marcus Center for the Arts, Milwaukee)

Felicia Boswell as Felicia and Bryan Fenkart as Huey, in Marcus Center for the Arts' "Memphis" by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, directed by Christopher Ashley. (photo credit: Paul Kolnik)        
       
Memphis  

Written by David Bryan (Music, Lyrics) 
       and Joe DiPietro (Book, Lyrics)
Directed by Christopher Ashley
at Marcus Center, 929 N. Water Street (map)
thru Jan 13  |  tickets: $30-$80   |  more info
       
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January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Motherf**ker with the Hat (Steppenwolf Theatre)

John Ortiz and Sandra Delgado star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Motherf**ker with the Hat" by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
The Motherf**ker
                 with the Hat
 

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Anna D. Shapiro
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $20-$86   |  more info
       
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January 9, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Sugarward (Side Project Theatre)

John Henry Roberts and Joel Ewing star in The Side Project Theatre's "Sugarward" by Sean Graney, directed by Geoff Button. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
       
Sugarward 

Written by Sean Graney 
Directed by Geoff Button
at The Side Project, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Feb 10  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Allotment Annie (Infusion Theatre)

Amy Rapp and Kate Black-Spence star in Infusion Theatre's "Allotment Annie" by Mark Mason, directed by Bridgette Harney. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
       
Allotment Annie 

Written by Mark Mason
Directed by Bridgette Harney
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Feb 3  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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January 8, 2013 | 1 Comment More