Review: Red Velvet (Raven Theatre)

Brandon Greenhouse and Tuckie White star in Red Velvet, Raven Theatre           
      
  

Red Velvet

Written by Lolita Chakrabarti
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Nov 27  |  tix: $41-$46  |  more info
       
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October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hamilton (Broadway in Chicago)

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway Chicago          
      
  

Hamilton
 
Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda 
PrivateBank Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map) 
Open Run  |  tix: $65-$400  |  more info
       
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October 25, 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

2016 Equity Jeff Awards Announced

It’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. Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri in The Tempest, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Donica Lynn, Candace C. Edwards and Katherine Thomas in Dreamgirls

Now in its 48th Equity season, the Jeff Awards has been honoring Chicago’s outstanding theatre artists annually since it’s establishment in 1968.  The Jeff Awards Committee judged the 158 qualifying productions (opening between August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016) from 58 producing organizations.  Of these, 112 productions were “Jeff Recommended”, which made them eligible for award nominations. 

Below you will find a compilation of the distributed awards at the Jeff Award ceremony Monday, August 17. Congrats to all!!!

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Life Extra Ordinary (The Gift Theatre)

Cyd Blakewell stars as Annabel in A Life Extra Ordinary by Melissa Ross at Gift Theatre           
   

A Life Extra Ordinary

Written by Melissa Ross
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tix: $35  |  more info
       
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October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Merge (The New Colony)

Lindsey Pearlman, Wes Needham, Omer Abbas Salem and Kevin Stangler in Merge, The New Colony           
      
  

Merge 

Written by Spenser Davis 
at Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 13  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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Review: Apartment 3A (Windy City Playhouse)

Eleni Pappageorge and Peter DeFaria star as Annie and Dal in Apartment 3A, Windy City Playhouse           
      
  

Apartment 3A

Written by Jeff Daniels
Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving (map)
thru Dec 18  |  tix: $25-$55  |  more info
       
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October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Burials (Steppenwolf for Young Adults)

Olivia Cygan and Becca Savoy star as Sophie and Chloe in The Burials, Steppenwolf for Young Adults           
      
 

The Burials

Written by Caitlin Parrish 
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Oct 22  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More