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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December 18, 2012 | 3 Comments More

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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December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments More

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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December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments More

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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Review: The Mikado (The Hypocrites)

The Hypocrites Theatre's "The Mikado" by Gilbert and Sullivan, directed by Sean Graney. (photo credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis)        
       
The Mikado 

Written by Gilbert and Sullivan
Adapted by Sean Graney and Kevin O’Donnell 
Directed by Sean Graney 
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Jan 13  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Over My Dead Body (Waltzing Mechanics)

Bryan Campbell (Bob Sell) stars in Waltzing Mechanics' "Over My Dead Body", directed by Thomas Murray.       
      
Over My Dead Body  

Adapted from interviews by Waltzing Mechanics  
Directed by Thomas Murray 
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 6  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Tidings of Tap (Chicago Tap Theatre)

Mark Yonally performs in Chicago Tap Theatre's "Tidings of Tap" performed at UIC Theatre in Chicago, IL on Dec 9-11, 2011.."Carol of the Bells", choreography by Mark Yonally, pictured dancer(s): Samantha O'Connell, Kirsten Williams, Mark Yonally and Sam Nolte perform in Chicago Tap Theatre's "Tidings of Tap", choreographed by Mark Yonally and Rich Ashworth. (photo credit: Josh Hawkins)        
       
Tidings of Tap 

Choreographed by Mark Yonally 
       and Rich Ashworth
at UIC Theater, 1044 W. Harrison (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $20-$35   |  more info
       
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December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Lula del Ray (Manual Cinema)

Manual Cinema's "Lula del Rey, based Brenden Hill text, and directed by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller. (photo credit: Katherine Greenleaf)         
       
Lula del Ray 

Based on original text by Brenden Hill  
Directed by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace 
    and Julia Miller 
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Dec 16  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Pirates of Penzance (The Hypocrites)

Emily Casey, Becky Poole and Dana Omar star in The Hypocrites' "The Pirates of Penzance", directed by Sean Graney. (photo credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis)        
       
The Pirates of Penzance 

Written by Gilbert and Sullivan  
Adapted by Sean Graney and Kevin O’Donnell 
Directed by Sean Graney  
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Jan 13  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer (Hell in a Handbag Productions)

Alex Grelle (Rudolph) and Kathering Glavin (Clarice) star in Hell in a Handbag's "Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer" by David Cerda and Scott Lamberty, directed by AJ Wright. (photo credit: Rick Aguilar Studios)        
       
Rudolph the
       Red-Hosed Reindeer
  

By David Cerda and Scott Lamberty
Directed by AJ Wright
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $12-$22   |  more info
       
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December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments More