Category: Rivendell Theatre

Review: Alias Grace (Rivendell Theatre)

Ashley Neal and Steve Haggard star as Grace Marks and Simon Jordan in Alias Grace, Rivendell Theatre            
      

  

Alias Grace

Adapted by Jennifer Blackmer
  from novel by Margaret Atwood
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Nov 4  |  tix: $38  |  more info
       
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September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: They’re Playing Our Song (Brown Paper Box Co.)

Dan Gold and Carmen Risi star as Vernon and Sonia in They're Playing Our Song, Brown Paper Box Co            
      

   

They’re Playing Our Song
 
Marvin Hamlisch (music), Neil Simon (book)
   and Carole Bayer Sager (lyrics)
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Aug 20  |  tix: $27  |  more info
       
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July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Productions of 2016

 

Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda at PrivateBank Theatre, Broadway in Chicago 3Brenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232The Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre 27Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell TheatreMichael Holding by Laura Wade in Posh, Steep Theatre GGMaria Velazquez in Library from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Cecelia Wingate and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope Theatre (Joel Maisonet)Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin Jackson

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2016 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – from the largest equity houses and dance companies to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the hundreds of productions that we reviewed this past year, here are our picks, in alphabetical order, for the best 10 productions of 2016. Bravo to all!!  

See our picks below the fold

     
January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dry Land (Rivendell Theatre)

Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell Theatre          
       

   
Dry Land

Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru May 28  |  tix: $35   |  more info
       
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May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Eat Your Heart Out (Rivendell Theatre)

Katherine Keberlein and Anne Joy star in Rivendell Theatre's "Eat Your Heart Out" by Courtney Baron, directed by Hallie Gordon. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)        
      
Eat Your Heart Out

Written by Courtney Baron 
Directed by Hallie Gordon
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru July 12  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Rasheeda Speaking (Rivendell Theatre)

Eric Slater and Ora Jones star in Rivendell Theatre's "Rasheeda Speaking" by Joel Drake Johnson, directed by Sandy Shinner. (photo credit: Joe Mazza / Brave Lux)        
      
Rasheeda Speaking

Written by Joel Drake Johnson
Directed by Sandy Shinner
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Feb 15  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Electric Baby (Rivendell Theatre)

Lionel Gentle and Amanda Powell star in Rivendell Theatre's "The Electric Baby" by Stefanie Zadravec, directed by Tara Mallen. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)        
       
The Electric Baby 

Written by Stefanie Zadravec  
Directed by Tara Mallen
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru June 22  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: American Wee-Pie (Rivendell Theatre)

Jane Baxter Miller stars in Rivendell Theatre's "American Wee-Pie" by Lisa Dillman, directed by Megan Carney. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)        
       
American Wee-Pie 

Written by Lisa Dillman
Directed by Megan Carney
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Feb 16  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments More