Review: Brigadoon (Goodman Theatre)

Olivia Renteria, Roger Mueller and Jordan Brown star in Goodman Theatre's triumphant "Brigadoon" by Lerner and Loewe, directed by Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Brigadoon

Written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe 
Revised book by Brian Hill
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $25-$97   |  more info
       
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July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Orville and Wilbur Did It! (The New Colony)

Jessica London-Shields and Morgan McNaught star in The New Colony's world premiere of "Orville and Wilbur Did It!" by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar, directed by Andrew Hobgood. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Orville and Wilbur Did It!

Written by David Zellnik
Music by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar  
Directed by Andrew Hobgood
at Signal Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Partners (LiveWire Chicago)

Blake Russell and Will Von Vogt star in LiveWire Chicago's "Partners" by Dorothy Fortenberry, directed by Kendra Miller. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Partners

Written by Dorothy Fortenberry
Directed by Kendra Miller
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Death and the Maiden (Victory Gardens Theater)

Sandra Oh and Raul Castillo star as Paulina and Gerardo in Victory Garden's "Death and the Maiden" by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
Death and the Maiden

Written by Ariel Dorfman  
Directed by Chay Yew
VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $30-$80   |  more info
       
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Review: Days Like Today (Writers Theatre)

Jonathan Weir and Emily Berman star in Writers Theatre's "Days Like Today" by Alan Schmuckler and Laura Eason, directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Days Like Today

Music and Lyrics by Alan Schmuckler 
Book by Laura Eason 
Directed by Michael Halberstam
Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor, Glencoe (map)
thru July 27  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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Review: Annapurna (Profiles Theatre)

Lia D. Mortensen stars as Emma in Profiles Theatre's "Annapurna" by Sharr White, directed by Eric Burgher. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Annapurna

Written by Sharr White  
Directed by Eric Burgher
at Profiles’ Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
       
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Review: Myths and Hymns (BoHo Theatre)

Neil Stratman stars in BoHo Theatre's "Myths and Hymns" by Adam Guettel, directed by Peter Robel. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)        
      
Myths and Hymns

Music and Lyrics by Adam Guettel 
Directed by Peter Robel
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru July 13  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Sanity Break: Awkward Family Photos from 4th of July

4th of July can be a fun time for the entire family, but that doesn’t mean that everything will go smoothly, especially when taking family photos.  Here’s some examples:

family-smoke-bomb

Ignore the smoke bombs and smile, dammit!!!

tie-dye family from hell The family that ties together, dyes together!

 

snuggie-family American flag Snuggies? 

server-hat-head

Now that’s one classy patriotic hat!

 

red-white-blue-family

I think Dad is taking the red-white-and-blue thing a bit too far.  By the way, is there someone hiding behind the boy on the left???

 

fyi: all pictures courtesy of AwkardFamilyPhotos.com.

July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More