Category: Strawdog Theatre

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016

  

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232

     

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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Once in a Lifetime (Strawdog Theatre)

Scott Danielson and Kat McDonnell in Once in a Lifetime          
 

         
Once in a Lifetime 

By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru June 11  |  tix: $28-$30   |  more info
       
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May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: D.O.A. (Strawdog Theatre)

D.O.A. at Hugen Hall, Strawdog Theatre          
      
  

D.O.A.

Adapted/Directed by Elizabeth Lovelady
at Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $15  |  more info 
        
Half-price tickets available     

March 16, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: In A Word (Strawdog Theatre)

Mary Winn Heider, John Ferrick and Gabe Franken in In A Word          
      
   

In A Word

Written by Lauren Yee
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru March 19  |  tix: $28   |  more info
       
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March 15, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Robin Hood and Maid Marian (Strawdog Theatre)

Caleb Probst stars as Robin Hood in "Robin Hood and Maid Marian," adapted by Forks & Hope, directed by Matt Pierce. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)         
      
Robin Hood
   and Maid Marian
 

Adapted by Forks & Hope 
at Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tix: $15  | more info 
       
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December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Long Christmas Ride Home (Strawdog Theatre)

Ed Dzialo, Sarah Gitenstein, Kristen Johnson and Sam Hubbard star in Strawdog Theatre's "Long Christmas Ride Home" by Paula Vogel, directed by Josh Sobel. (photo credit: KBH Media)          
      
The Long Christmas Ride Home

Written by Paula Vogel
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 12  | tix: $28  | more info
       
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November 14, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: After Miss Julie (Strawdog Theatre)

Maggie Scrantom and John Henry Roberts star in Strawdog Theatre's "After Miss Julie" by Patrick Marber, directed by Elly Green. (photo credit: Chris Ocken)       
      
After Miss Julie

Written by Patrick Marber
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Sept 28  | tickets: $28  | more info
       
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August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Great Expectations (Strawdog Theatre, 2014)

Cody Proctor and Mike Tepeli star in Strawdog Theatre's "Great Expectations," adapted by Gale Childs Daly from the Charles Dickens novel, directed by Jason W. Gerace. (photo credit: Kyle Hamman)        
      
Great Expectations

Adapted by Gale Childs Daly
from the novel by Charles Dickens  
Directed by Jason W. Gerace
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More