Category: Writers’ Theatre

Review: The Dance of Death (Writers Theatre)

Shannon Cochran and Philip Earl Johnson star in Writers Theatre's "The Dance of Death" by August Strindberg, adapted by Conor McPherson, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Dance of Death

Written by August Strindberg
Adapted by Conor McPherson  
Directed by Henry Wishcamper  
Writers Theatre, 644 Vernon, Glencoe (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hedda Gabler (Writers Theatre)

Kate Fry and Scott Parkinson star in Writers Theatre's "Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Kimberly Senior. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Hedda Gabler

Written by Henrik Ibsen
Translated by Nicholas Rudall  
Directed by Kimberly Senior 
Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe (map)
thru April 6   |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Port Authority (Writers Theatre)

Patrick Clear and John Hoogenakker star in Writers Theatre's "Port Authority" by Conor McPherson, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Port Authority

Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by William Brown 
at Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Feb 16 Mar 2  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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November 16, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Old Man and the Old Moon (PigPen Theatre Co. and Writers’ Theatre)

Ryan Melia, Ben Ferguson, Alex Falberg and Matt Nuernberger star in PigPen Theatre's "The Old Man and the Old Moon", directed by Stuart Carden and presented by Writers' Theatre. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
The Old Man
      and the Old Moon
 

Written by the PigPen ensemble
Directed by Stuart Carden and PigPen Theatre   
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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September 16, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Liar (Writers’ Theatre)

Nate Burger and Laura Rook star in Writers' Theatre's "The Liar," adapted by David Ives from the comedy by Pierre Corneille, and directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Liar

Written by David Ives
Adapted from comedy by Pierre Corneille
Directed by William Brown 
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $65-$70   |  more info
       
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July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Yellow Moon (Writers’ Theatre)

Josh Salt and Ashleigh LaThrop star in Writers' Theatre's "Yellow Moon" by David Grieg, directed by Stuart Carden. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Yellow Moon 

Written by David Grieg  
Directed by Stuart Carden
Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon, Glencoe (map)
thru Aug 4  |  tickets: $60   |  more info
       
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May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sweet Charity (Writers’ Theatre)

Tiffany Topol as Charity in Writers' Theatre's "Sweet Charity" by Neil Simon and Cy Coleman, directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)       
      
Sweet Charity 

Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Directed by Michael Halberstam
Musical direction by Doug Peck
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe (map)
thru March 31  |  tickets: $35-$75   |  more info
       
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February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Letters (Writers’ Theatre)

Mark L. Montgomery and Kate Fry star in Writers' Theatre's "The Letters" by John W. Lowell, directed by Kimberly Senior. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)

       
       
The Letters 

Written by John W. Lowell
Directed by Kimberly Senior
at Books on Vernon, Glencoe (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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January 20, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2012

Taking into account the nearly 700 productions that we reviewed in 2012, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!  (FYI: We’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions here)

Mary Beth Fisher and Rob Lindley star in Court Theatre's "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, directed by Charles Newell. Molly Regan, Lusia Strus and Mariann Mayberry star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by K. Todd Freman. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Rania Salem Manganaro stars in The Inconveniences' "Hit The Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Borque) Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane star in Goodman Theatre's "The Iceman Cometh" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Brandon Dahlquist, Shannon Cochran and Jonathan Weir star in Writers' Theatre's "A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)
Adam Poss and Madrid St. Angelo star in star in Victory Gardens' "Oedipus el Rey" by Luis Alfaro, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Chiara Mangiameli and Rick Bayless star in Lookingglass Theatre's "Rick Bayless in Cascabel" by Heidi Stillman and Tony Hernandez and Rick Bayless. (photo credit: Sean Williams) Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Show Boat", conducted by John DeMain, directed by Francesca Zambrello. (photo credit: Robert Kusel) Jason Danieley as George and Carmen Cusack as Dot, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Richard Cotovsky and Preston Tate Jr. star in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Superior Donuts" by Tracy Letts.  (photo credit: Greg Rothman)

 

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January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hamlet (Writers’ Theatre)

Scott Parkinson (Hamlet), Shannon Cochran (Gertrude) and Michael Canavan (Claudius) in Writers' Theatre's "Hamlet", directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Hamlet 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Michael Halberstam 
at Writers’ Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Nov 11  |  tickets: $   |  more info
       
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September 21, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead (Writers’ Theatre)

Deborah Staples as Rhonda - Redhead, Writers Theater Chicago, Robert Hewett       
      
The Blonde, the Brunette
  and the Vengeful Redhead

Written by Robert Hewett  
Directed by Joseph Hanreddy
at Writers’ Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru July 29   |  tickets: $55-$60  |  more info
       
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June 11, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: A Little Night Music (Writers’ Theatre)

Shannon Cochran as Desiree Arnfeldt, Little Night Music, Writers Theatre Glencoe       
      
A Little Night Music 

Written by Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) 
      and Hugh Wheeler (book)
Directed by William Brown 
at Writers’ Theatre, Glencoe  (map)
thru July 8 July 22  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More