Category: City Lit Theatre

Review: Deirdre of the Sorrows (City Lit Theater)

Morgan McCabe and Natalie Joyce star in Deirdre of the Sorrows, City Lit Theater            
      

  

Deirdre of the Sorrows
   
Written by John Millington Synge  
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Oct 15  |  tix: $27-$32  |  more info    
       
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September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Sundial (City Lit Theater)

Lauren Mangum and  Morgan McCabe star in The Sundial, City Lit Theater           
  

The Sundial

Adapted/Directed by Paul Edwards
From the novel by Shirley Jackson 
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $25-$29  |  more info
       
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January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2015

 

Carmen Molina, Claudia DiBiccari, Mykele Callicutt, Paula Ramirez, Preston Tate Jr., Deanna Reed-Foster and James McGuire in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave".Scott Danielson, Garrett Lutz and George Toles star in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty".Laura Osnes as and Steven Pasquale star in Lyric Opera's "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein.John Mahoney and Audrey Francis in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Herd".Sarah Lynn Robinson, Anthony Whitaker and Greg Zawada in Porchlight's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form" by Steven Sondheim. Monica West, Kasey Foster and Emma Cadd in Lookingglass Theatre's "Moby Dick".Mariann Mayberry and Brittany Uomoleale star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Grand Concourse".Steve Haggard and Karen Janes Woditsch star in Writers Theatre's "Doubt: A Parable".Charli Williams , Anna Dauzvardis, Katrina D.  Richard, Brandon Greenhouse, and Kevin Patterson star in Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys".Bernard White and Nisi Sturgis in Goodman Theatre's "Disgraced".Rafael Davila and Bradley Smoak star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Bel Canto".Drury Lane Oakbrook presents "Billy Elliot: The Musical," music by Elton John.  Becca Savoy, Michael McKeough and Sandy Elias star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello".Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri star in Chicago Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.Matthew Sherbach and Armand Fields star in Northlight Theatre's "Charm".Brendan Connelly, Chris Schroeder and Brenda Scott Wlazlo star in Red Theater and Oracle Productions' "R + J: The Vineyard".Melanie Brezill and Patrick Budde star in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." Colte Julian as Curly and Allison Sill as Laurey in Paramount Theatre's "Oklahoma!". Mike Nussbaum stars in TimeLine Theatre's "The Price" by Arthur Miller. Eunice Woods stars in American Theater Company's "The Project(s)" by PJ Paparelli and Joshua Jaeger.Luce Metrius and Ashley Neil star in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Red Handed Otter." Kelsey Brennan and Greg Matthew Anderson star in Remy Bumppo's "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard.Johanna McKenzie Miller and Alex Goodrich star in Northlight Theatre's "Shining Lives," directed by Jessica Thebus.Brian Parry and Jacqueline Grandt star in Redtwist Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee.Eileen Niccolai and Daniela Colucci star in The Shattered Globe's "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams. , Shattered Globe Theatre, Brosilow

In a theater community as diverse and talented as Chicago’s, every aspect and genre of stage productions can be found throughout the city on a given week.  2015 was no exception to this fact, as one can see from our reviewers’ picks of the year’s greatest and most memorable works.

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December 31, 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: Holmes and Watson (City Lit Theater)

Adam Bitterman and James Sparling star in City Lit Theater's "Holmes and Watson," adapted and directed by Terry McCabe. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
  
        
Holmes and Watson

Adapted and Directed by Terry McCabe  
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Dec 14  |  tickets: $25-$29   |  more info
       
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December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: At Home at the Zoo (City Lit Theater)

Ted Hoerl and Elaine Carlson star as Peter and Ann in City Lit Theater's "At Home at the Zoo" by Edward Albee, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
At Home at the Zoo

Written by Edward Albee 
Directed by Steve Scott
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $25-$29   |  more info
       
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October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Confederates in the Attic (City Lit Theater)

Liz Krane and Christian Isely star in City Lit Theater's "Confederates in the Attic" by Tony Horwitz, adapted and directed by Terry McCabe. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Confederates in the Attic

Written by Tony Horwitz
Adapted and Directed by Terry McCabe
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $29   |  more info
       
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May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Haunting of Hill House (City Lit Theater)

Edward Kuffert stars in City Lit Theater's "The Haunting of Hill House," adapted and directed by Paul Edwards. (photo credit: Austin D. Oie)        
      
The Haunting of Hill House

Adapted and Directed by Paul Edwards
from the novel by Shirley Jackson
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru May 11  |  tickets: $25-$29  |  more info
       
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April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More