Category: Athenauem

Review: Force Continuum (Eclipse Theatre)

Lionel Gentle and Maurice Demus star as Grandfather and Dece in Force Continuum, Eclipse Theatre            
      
 

Force Continuum

Written by Kia Corthron
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru May 21  |  tix: $35  |  more info
       
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May 6, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The History Boys (Eclectic Full Contact Theatre)

Mathias Blake and Taylor Sorrel star as Dakin and Scripps in The History Boys           
      
  

The History Boys 

Written by Alan Bennett
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru March 4  |  tix: $25-$30  |  more info
       
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February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments More

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

     

See our picks below the fold

     
January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

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: The Little Flower of East Orange (Eclipse Theatre)

John Henry Roberts, Jess Maynard,  Jeannie Affelder, Michael Stark and Ashey Hicks           
         

The Little Flower
     of East Orange

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 18  |  tix: $20-$30  |  more info
       
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November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Amish Project (Interrobang Theatre Project)

Sarah Gise, The Amish Project, Interrobang Theatre Project           
         

The Amish Project

Written by Jessica Dickey
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 4  |  tix: $14-$17  |  more info
       
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November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Still (Interrobang Theatre Project)

Matthew Nerber stars as Constantinople in Still by Jen Silverman, Interrobang Theatre Project           
      
  

Still
 
Written by Jen Silverman
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Oct 30  |  tix: $24  |  more info
       
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October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Amour (Black Button Eyes Productions)

Emily Goldberg and Brian Fimoff as Isabel and Dusoleil in Amour, Black Button Eyes Productions           
  

Amour

By Michel Legrand (music)
  and Didier van Cauwelaert (libretto)
English adaptation by Jeremy Sams
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Oct 6  |  tix: $32  |  more info
       
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September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More