Review: The Emperor’s New Threads – A Fashion Statement (Lifeline Theatre)

Mike Ooi and Kacy Ann Smith star in  Lifeline Theatre's "The Emperor's New Threads: A Fashion Statement" by Frances Limoncelli and George Howe.  (photo credit: Kelsey Jorissen)        
       
The Emperor’s New Threads:
     A Fashion Statement
  

Adapted and Directed by Frances Limoncelli
Music and Lyrics by George Howe
at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru April 28 May 5  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Teeny Travel Takes a Trip (Coriolis Theater Company)

Coriolis Theater Company presents "Teeny Travel Takes a Trip" by Aaron Ricciardi, music by Kelly Hoppenjans, directed by Jesse Thurston; playing through April 13th at the Flat Iron Arts Building.        
       
Teeny Travel Takes a Trip 

Book and Lyrics by Aaron Ricciardi 
Music by Kelly Hoppenjans
Directed by Jesse Thurston
Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru April 13  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Crime Scene, A Chicago Anthology (Collaboraction)

Scott Clifton Baity stars as Lil JoJo in Collaboraction's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology", directed by Anthony Mosely. (photo credit: Cesario Moza)       
      
Crime Scene:
     A Chicago Anthology
 

Conceived and Directed by Anthony Mosely
Written by the Ensemble
at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $15-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: An American Story (Royal George Theatre)

Hershey Felder stars as Dr. Charles Leale in Royal George Theatre's "An American Story for Actor and Orchestra" by Hershey Felder, directed by Trevor Hay. (photo credit: Eighty Eight LLC)        
       
An American Story 
   for Actor and Orchestra
 

Written by Hershey Felder  
Directed by Trevor Hay
Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $60-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Jekyll & Hyde The Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox star in Broadway in Chicago's "Jekyll & Hyde the Musical" by Leslie Bricusse and Frank Wildhorn, directed by Jeff Calhoun.  (photo credit: Chris Bennion)        
       
Jekyll & Hyde The Musical 

Book and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Music by Frank Wildhorn 
Directed by Jeff Calhoun
at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $33-$95   |  more info
       
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Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Broadway in Chicago)

Wade McCullom, Scott Willis and Bryan West star in Broadway in Chicago's "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" by Steven Elliott and Alan Scott, directed by Simon Phillips. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
       
Priscilla Queen of the Desert 

Book by Steven Elliott and Alan Scott
Directed by Simon Phillips
at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru March 30  |  tickets: $25-85   |  more info
       
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Review: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (The Royal George Theatre)

Britt-Marie Siversten stars in Theo Ubique's Cabaret Theatre's "Smokey Joe's Cafe", directed by Brenda Didier. (photo credit: Anthony Robert La Penna)        
       
Smokey Joe’s Café: 
  The Songs of Lieber & Stoller
 

Words/Music by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller
Reconceived and Directed by Brenda Didier
The Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted (map)
thru May 26  |  tickets: $24-$46   |  more info
       
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Review: Beau Jest (Oil Lamp Theater)

Andrea Rappaport and Shaun Nathan Baer in Beau Jest, Oil Lamp Theater        
       
Beau Jest 

Written by James Sherman  
Directed by Ron Ben-Joseph  
Oil Lamp Theater, 723 Glenview Road (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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Review: Julius Caesar (Babes With Blades Theatre)

Diana Coates and Aila Peck in Babes With Blades' "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, directed by Wyatt Kent. (photo credit: Steven Townshend)        
       
Julius Caesar  

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Wyatt Kent
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru April 20  |  tickets: $12-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Measure for Measure (Goodman Theatre)

Alejandra Escalante and Jay Whittaker star in Goodman Theatre's "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare, directored by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
Measure for Measure 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Robert Falls
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $25-$86   |  more info
       
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March 19, 2013 | 5 Comments More

Review: Amleth, Princess of Denmark (Dream Theatre)

Anna Menekseoglu and Megan Merrill star in Dream Theatre's "Amleth, Princess of Denmark" by Jeremy Menekseoglu, directed by Jeremy and Anna W. Menekseoglu. (photos by  Giau Truong and Megan Merrill)        
       
Amleth, Princess of Denmark 

Written by Jeremy Menekseoglu 
Directed by Jeremy and Anna W. Menekseoglu
at Dream Theatre,  556 W. 18th Street (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $16-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Richard III (Wayward Productions)

Eric Loughlin, Brittany Ellis and Max Lapine star in Wayward Productions and Chicago Fusion Theatre's "Richard III" by William Shakespeare, directed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia.        
       
Richard III 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia
Underground Wonder Bar, 710 N. Clark (map)
thru April 20 May 3  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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March 18, 2013 | 1 Comment More