Category: 2015 Reviews

Review: Sylvia (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

April Daly and Victoria Jaiani star in Joffrey Ballet Chicago's "Sylvia," choreographed by John Neumeier, music by Léo Delibes. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)          
      
Sylvia 

Choreographed by John Neumeier 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 25  | tix: $32-$155  | more info
       
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October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls (Trap Door Theatre)

Ann Sonneville stars in Trap Door Theatre's "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls" by Meg Miroshnik, directed by Nicole Wiesner. (photo credit: Michal Janicki)         
      
The Fairytale Lives
   of Russian Girls
 

Written by Meg Miroshnik
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Dec 5  |  tix: $20-$25  | more info
       
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October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Direct from Death Row – The Scottsboro Boys (Raven Theatre)

Katrina D. Richard stars in Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys" by Mark Stein and Harley White, Jr., directed by Michael Menendian. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)         
      
Direct from Death Row:
  The Scottsboro Boys
 

Written by Mark Stein
Music/Lyrics by  Harley White, Jr.
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Nov 14  |  tix: $42  | more info
       
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October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Fall Series featuring William Forsythe (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago)

Michael Gross and Jeffery Duffy in "One Flat Thing," part of Hubbard Street Dance's "Fall Series" featuring works by choreographer William Forsythe. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)         
      
Fall Series 2015 

Choreographed by William Forsythe
Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru Oct 18  |  tix: $35-$106  |  more info 
       
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October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ride the Cyclone (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Emily Rohm and Karl Hamilton star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Ride the Cyclone" by Jacob Richman and Brooke Maxwell, directed by Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
      
Ride the Cyclone 

Book/Music/Lyrics by Jacob Richman
     and Brooke Maxwell
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 15  |  tix: $30-$48  | more info
       
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October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: No Beast So Fierce (Oracle Theatre)

John Arthur Lewis, Erica Bittner and Katherine Keberlein star in Oracle Theatre's "No Beast So Fierce," adapted and directed by Max Truax. (photo credit: Joe Mazza, Brave Lux)         
      
No Beast So Fierce  

Adapted by Max Truax 
From Shakespeare’s Richard III
DCASE Storefront, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru Nov 8  |  tix: FREE   |  more info 
        
    

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (City Lit Theater)

James Sparling and Adam Bitterman star in City Lit Theater's "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution," adapted by Terry McCabe, directed by Warner Crocker. (photo credit: Paul Grigonis)          
      
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution 

Written by Nicholas Meyer
Adapted by Terry McCabe
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Nov 15 |  tix: $29 | more info
       
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October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Good for Otto (The Gift Theatre)

Brittany Burch stars as Mother in The Gift Theatre's world premiere "Good for Otto" by David Rabe, directed by Michael Patrick Thornton. (photo credit: Claire Demos)          
      
Good for Otto 

Written by David Rabe
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Feb 7  | tix: $20-$35 | more info
       
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October 11, 2015 | 1 Comment More