Category: 2015 Reviews

Review: Domesticated (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Mary Beth Fisher and Tom Irwin star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Domesticated," written and directed by Bruce Norris. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      

    
Domesticated

Written & Directed by Bruce Norris
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Feb 7  |  tix: $20-$89  |  more info
       
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December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Orchestra (Akvavit Theatre)

Josiah Kumpost, Jim Poole, Ryan David Heywood, Steven Herson and Tony St. Clair star in Akvavit Theatre's "The Orchestra" by Okko Leo, directed by Brad Akin. (photo credit: Sooz Main)         
      
The Orchestra

Written by Okko Leo
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $15-$20  |  more info
       
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December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Heir Apparent (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Cliff Saunders and Paxton Whitehead star in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "The Heir Apparent" by David Ives, directed by John Rando. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
   

      
The Heir Apparent

Written by David Ives
Chicago Shakespeare, 800 E. Grand (map)
thru Jan 17  |  tix: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You! (The Second City and Goodman Theatre, 2015)

Francis Guinan and Travis Turner star in Second City and Goodman Theatre's "Twist Your Dickens" by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, directed by Matt Hovde. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
    

     
Twist Your Dickens! 

By Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $15-$45  | more info
       
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December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Christmas Dearest (Hell in a Handbag Productions)

David Cerda stars as Joan Crawford in Hell in a Handbag's "Christmas Dearest" by David Cerda, directed by Steve Love. (photo credit: Rick Aguilar Studios)         
  

       
Christmas Dearest 

Written by David Cerda
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $22-$30  |  more info
       
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December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Potted Potter (Broadway in Chicago, 2015)

Jefferson Turner and Daniel Clarkson created and star in Broadway in Chicago's "Potted Potter," directed by Richard Hurst, and playing at the Broadway Playhouse.         
      
Potted Potter 

Written by Daniel Clarkson
  and Jefferson Turner
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $39-$69  |  more info
       
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December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bel Canto (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Danielle de Niese and John Irvin star in Lyric Opera's world premiere "Bel Canto" by Jimmy Lopez nad Nilo Cruz, directed by Kevin Newbury and Sir Andrew Davis. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)         
  

       
Bel Canto 

Music by Jimmy López
Libretto by Nilo Cruz
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Jan 17  |  tix: $17-$269  |  more info
       
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December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Winter Series 2015 (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago)

Hubbard Street dancer Andrew Murdock in Waxing Moon, choreographed by Robyn Mineko Williams. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)    

          
      
Winter Series 

Choreographed by Yin Yue, Crystal Pite,
  Robyn Mineko Williams, Penny Saunders
Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 13 |  tix: $30-$99  | more info
       
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December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More