Review: The Chimes (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Remy Bumppo Theatre's "The Chimes: A Goblin Story", adapted and performed by Nick Sandys, continues through December 31st at the Greenhouse Theater.        
       
The Chimes: A Goblin Story 

Written by Charles Dickens 
Adapted by Nick Sandys
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: A Christmas Carol (Milwaukee Rep)

Christopher Donahue as Scrooge in Milwaukee Rep's "A Christmas Carol", adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan; directed by Aaron Posner. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
A Christmas Carol

Adapted by Joseph Hanreddy, Edward Morgan
Directed by Aaron Posner  
The Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells (map)
thru Dec 24  |  tickets: $15-$70   |  more info
       
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Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose (Raven Theatre)

Antoine Pierre Whitfield and JoAnn Montemurro star in Raven Theatre's "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Golden Goose", by Michael Menendian and John Weagly.       
      
Sherlock Holmes and the Case
    of the Christmas Goose
 

Written by Michael Menendian & John Weagly
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Book of Mormon (Broadway in Chicago)

Nic Rouleau as Elder Price in Broadway in Chicago's "Book of Mormon" by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
       
The Book of Mormon 

Book, Music and Lyrics Trey Parker,
    Matt Stone and Robert Lopez
Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru June 2  |  tickets: $45-$115   |  more info
       
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Review: War Horse (Broadway in Chicago)

Joey. Christopher Mai, Derek Stratton and Rob Laqui star in Broadway in Chicago's "War Horse", adapted by Nick Stafford, directed by Bijan Sheibani. (photo credit: Brinkhoff/Mögenburg)        
       
War Horse 

Adapted by Nick Stafford
Directed by Bijan Sheibani 
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $30-$105   |  more info
       
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Review: Our Last Night on Earth (Collaboraction)

Collaboraction's "Our Last Night on Earth", conceived and directed by Nathan Green.        
       
Our Last Night on Earth:
    A Countdown to the
    Mayan Apocalypse
 

Conceived and Directed by Nathan Green
Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: The Glass Menagerie (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Hans Fleischmann directs and stars in Mary-Arrchie's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Fred Bledsoe Photography)        
       
The Glass Menagerie 

Written by Tennessee Williams 
Directed by Hans Fleischmann
Angel Island Theatre, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru Jan20 Feb 17  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: The Rockette’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular (MSG Entertainment)

"Parade of the Wooden Soldiers", one of the outstanding segments of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, written by Linda Haberman and featuring the Rockettes.        
       
The Radio City
     Christmas Spectacular
 

Written by Linda Haberman
Directed by Julie Branam
Akoo Theatre, 5400 N. River Road (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $30-$89   |  more info
       
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Review: Our Perfect Holiday (Strangeloop Theatre)

Carrie Campana (Mary) and Ben Campana (Kirk) star in Strangeloop Theatre's "Our Perfect Holiday" by Keith Gatchel, directed by Holly Robison.        
       
Our Perfect Holiday 

Written by Keith Gatchel and Ensemble
Directed by Holly Robison
Chemically Imbalanced, 1422 W. Irving Pk (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tickets: $10   |  more info
       
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Review: A Beer Carol (Drinking and Writing Theater)

Drinking and Writing Theater's "A Beer Carol", written and directed by Sean Benjamin and Steve Mosqueda.       
      
A Beer Carol 

Written and Directed by
    Sean Benjamin and Steve Mosqueda
Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph (map)
thru Dec 19  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: A Dirty ‘30s Christmas (Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy's "A Dirty 30s Christmas", written and directed by Farrell Walsh, runs through January 12th.        
       
A Dirty ‘30s Christmas 

Written and Directed by Farrell Walsh  
Chemically Imbalanced, 1422 W. Irving Pk. (map)
thru Jan 12  |  tickets: $12   |  more info
       
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Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

Dylan Gutierrez and Jack Thorpe-Baker star in Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker", choreographed by Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino. (photo credit: Herbert Migdoll)        
       
The Nutcracker 

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
Choreographed by Robert Joffrey
     and Gerald Arpino
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tickets: $31-$132   |  more info
       
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