Category: Emerald City Theatre

A stockingful of holiday shows in Chicago for 2016!

 

Ariana Burks stars as Clara in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 2Jason Groff stars as Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Broadway ChicagoLisa Gaye Dixon as Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at Goodman TheatreFrancis Guinan and Travis Turner in Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You, Second City Goodman TheatreErica Stephan stars as Irene Roth in Crazy for You, Drury Lane TheatreJoe Foust and Larry Yando in A Christmas Carol, Goodman Theatre

The Chicago theater community will again produce a wide array of Christmas and holiday plays, musicals, ballets and comedies in 2016, all designed to put you in a festive mood.  Find the entire list of holiday offerings below

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Charlie Brown Christmas (Broadway Playhouse, 2016)

Jason Goff, Charlie Brown Christmas, Emerald City Theatre, Broadway in Chciago           
      
  

A Charlie Brown Christmas 

Written by Charles M. Schulz
Adapted for stage by Eric Schaeffer
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Jan 8  |  tix: $16-$32  |  more info
       
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November 16, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Schoolhouse Rock Live! (Broadway Playhouse)

Jed Feder, Emily Goldberg and Eliza-Jane Morris in Schoolhouse Rock Live, Broadway Chicago          
  

       
Schoolhouse Rock Live! 

Directed by Morgan Ashley Madison
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Aug 28  |  tix: $16-$24  | more info
       
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July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bingo’s Birthday (Emerald City Theatre)

Alissa Sherwood and George Booker star as Farmer Pickle and Farmer Tickle in Emerald City Theatre's "Bingo's Birthday," created and directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)    
      
      
       
Bingo’s Birthday 

Written and Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport (map)
thru Jan 4  |  tickets: $8-$15   |  more info
       
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October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Charlotte’s Web (Emerald City Theatre and Broadway in Chicago)

Liam Dahlborn stars as Wilbur in Emerald City Theatre's "Charlotte's Web," adapted by Joseph Robinette, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Charlotte’s Web

Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $16-$24   |  more info
       
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July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Three Little Pigs (Emerald City Theatre)

Mary Margaret Roberts stars as Siu in Emerald City Theatre's "The Three Little Pigs" by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
The Three Little Pigs

Music by George Stiles 
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe 
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 17  |  tickets: $10-$16   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic (Emerald City Theatre)

Amanda Hartley stars as Mama Bear in Emerald City Theatre's "The Teddy Bears' Picnic," written and directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Written and Directed by Ernie Nolan
at EC’s Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $7-$14   |  more info
       
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October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (Emerald City Theatre @ Broadway Playhouse)

Danny Taylor stars as The Cat in Emerald City Theatre's "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat," adapted by Katie Mitchell, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
       
Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat 

Adapted by Katie Mitchell  
Directed by Ernie Nolan 
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $16-$22   |  more info
       
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July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More