Review: The Heir Apparent (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Cliff Saunders and Paxton Whitehead star in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "The Heir Apparent" by David Ives, directed by John Rando. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
   

      
The Heir Apparent

Written by David Ives
Chicago Shakespeare, 800 E. Grand (map)
thru Jan 17  |  tix: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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Review: Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You! (The Second City and Goodman Theatre, 2015)

Francis Guinan and Travis Turner star in Second City and Goodman Theatre's "Twist Your Dickens" by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, directed by Matt Hovde. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
    

     
Twist Your Dickens! 

By Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $15-$45  | more info
       
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Review: Christmas Dearest (Hell in a Handbag Productions)

David Cerda stars as Joan Crawford in Hell in a Handbag's "Christmas Dearest" by David Cerda, directed by Steve Love. (photo credit: Rick Aguilar Studios)         
  

       
Christmas Dearest 

Written by David Cerda
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $22-$30  |  more info
       
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Review: Potted Potter (Broadway in Chicago, 2015)

Jefferson Turner and Daniel Clarkson created and star in Broadway in Chicago's "Potted Potter," directed by Richard Hurst, and playing at the Broadway Playhouse.         
      
Potted Potter 

Written by Daniel Clarkson
  and Jefferson Turner
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $39-$69  |  more info
       
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Review: Bel Canto (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Danielle de Niese and John Irvin star in Lyric Opera's world premiere "Bel Canto" by Jimmy Lopez nad Nilo Cruz, directed by Kevin Newbury and Sir Andrew Davis. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)         
  

       
Bel Canto 

Music by Jimmy López
Libretto by Nilo Cruz
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Jan 17  |  tix: $17-$269  |  more info
       
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Review: Winter Series 2015 (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago)

Hubbard Street dancer Andrew Murdock in Waxing Moon, choreographed by Robyn Mineko Williams. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)    

          
      
Winter Series 

Choreographed by Yin Yue, Crystal Pite,
  Robyn Mineko Williams, Penny Saunders
Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 13 |  tix: $30-$99  | more info
       
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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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