Review: Beautiful-The Carole King Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Abby Mueller stars as Carole King in Broadway in Chicago's "Beautiful" by Douglas McGrath and Carole King, directed by Marc Bruni. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)          
      
Beautiful 

Book by Douglas McGrath
Music/Lyrics by Carole King, Gerry Goffin,
   Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil 
Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru Feb 21  |  tix: $37-$137   |  more info
       
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Review: The Lion King (Broadway in Chicago, 2015)

Patrick R. Brown stars as Scar in Broadway in Chicago's "The Lion King" by Elton John and Tim Rice, directed by Julie Taymor. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)         
     

     
The Lion King  

Music/Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice
Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
Cadillac Palace, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Jan 17 |  tix: $35-$180  | more info
       
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Review: A Kokandy Christmas (Kokandy Productions)

Christina Hall and Emily Grayson star in Kokandy Productions' "A Kokandy Christmas," created by Michael Potsic and Allison Hendrix, directed by Michael Potsic. (photo credit: Samuel Rose)         
      
A Kokandy Christmas 

Created by Michael Potsic, Allison Hendrix   
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tix: $30  | more info
       
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Review: Exit (ICU Ensemble)

Tommy Martin and Lianne Rodriguez star in ICU Ensemble's inaugural production "Exit" by Leah Isabel Tirado, directed by Bobby Arnold. (photo credit: Leah Isabel Tirado)       

     
      
Exit 

Written by Leah Isabel Tirado
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tix: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol (Chicago Shakespeare, 2015)

GQ as Ben Scrooge in Chicago Shakespeare's "A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol" by GQ, JQ, Jackson Doran and Postell Pringle. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)         
 

          
A Q Brothers’ 
   Christmas Carol
  

By GQ, JQ, Jackson Doran, Postell Pringle
Chicago Shakes, 800 E. Grand (map)
thru Jan 3  |  tix: $20-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: Fallen Angels (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Eliza Stoughton and Emjoy Gavino star in Remy Bumppo's "Fallen Angels" by Noël Coward, directed by Shannon Cochran. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)          
  

         
Fallen Angels  

Written by Noël Coward
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $42-$52   |  more info
       
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Review: You Can’t Take It With You (Northlight Theatre)

Lucy Carapetyan and Joanne Dubach star in Northlight Theatre's "You Can't Take It With You" by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by Devon De Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)   

           
      
You Can’t Take It With You 

Written by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman
Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. (map)
thru Dec 13 |  tix: $25-$79  | more info
       
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Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre of Chicago, 2015)

Jaclyn Hennell and Desmond Gray star in The House Theatre's "The Nutcracker," adapted from the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
The Nutcracker 

Created by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich
   Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $15-$45   |  more info
       
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