Review: La Bayadère – The Temple Dancer (Joffrey Balley)

Victoria Jaiani stars in Joffrey Ballet's "La Bayadère," choreography by Stanton Welch, conducted by Scott Speck. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)

       
      
La Bayadère: 
    The Temple Dancer
 

Choreographed by Stanton Welch
Conducted by Scott Speck  
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 27  |  tickets: $41-$152   |  more info
       
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October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Year with Frog and Toad (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Karl Hamilton and Mark David Kaplan star as Frog and Toad in Chicago Children Theatre's "A Year with Frog and Toad" by Robert and Willie Reale, directed by Henry Godinez. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
       
A Year with Frog and Toad  

Music by Robert Reale  
Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale
Directed by Henry Godinez
Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $28-$43   |  more info
       
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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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Review: Smokefall (Goodman Theatre)

Katherine Keberlein, Guy Massey and Catherine Combs star in Goodman Theatre's "Smokefall" by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman. (photo by Liz Lauren)        
      
Smokefall

Written by Noah Haidle
Directed by Anne Kauffman
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 3  |  tickets: $10-$40   |  more info
       
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Review: Heist Play (Ruckus Theater)

Karie Miller stars as Deitrich in Ruckus Theater's "Heist Play" by Mitch Vermeersch, directed by Allison Shoemaker. (photo credit: Zachary T. Webb)        
       
Heist Play 

Written by Mitch Vermeersch
Directed by Allison Shoemaker
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $17-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: The North China Lover (Lookingglass Theatre)

Rae Gray and Deanna Dunagan star in Lookingglass Theatre's "The North China Lover", adapted and directed by Heidi Stillman from the book by Marguerite Davis.  (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
The North China Lover 

From book by Marguerite Duras
Translation by Leigh Hafrey
Adapted and Directed by Heidi Stillman  
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $36-$70   |  more info
       
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Review: Master Class (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Kelli Harrington stars as Maria Callas in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "Master Class" by Terrence McNally, directed by Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: Adam Veness)        
      
Master Class

Written by Terrence McNally 
Directed by Fred Anzevino
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: Clybourne Park (Redtwist Theatre)

Frank Pete and Kelly Owens Rodman star in Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Kimberly Loughlin)        
       
Clybourne Park 

Written by Bruce Norris
Directed by Steve Scott 
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 Bryn W. Mawr (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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