Tag: Aja Wiltshire

Review: 1984 (AstonRep Theatre)

Ray Kasper, Nora Lisa Ulrey, Amy Kasper, Rory Jobst and Lauren Demerath star in 1984, AstonRep Theatre             
      

1984

Adapted from novel by George Orwell 
  by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr.
  and William A. Miles Jr.
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Oct 8  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Little Fish (Kokandy Productions)

Nicole Laurenzi stars in Little Fish, Kokandy Productions             
        

   

Little Fish

Written by Michael John LaChiusa
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Aug 20  |  tix: $33-$38  |  more info
       
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August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016

  

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232

     

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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Cinderella at the Theater of Potatoes (The Hypocrites)

Leslie Ann Sheppard stars in Cinderella at the Theatre of Potatoes, The Hypocrites           
         

Cinderella at the
   Theater of Potatoes
 

Adapted by Andra Velis Simon
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Jan 8  |  tix: $36  |  more info
       
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November 26, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Bear (Adapt Theatre Productions)

Chris McGillivray, Laura Stephenson and Jack Bourgeois star in Adapt Theatre Productions' "The Bear", adapted from Anton Chekov by Shawn Bowers, directed by Amanda Lautermilch.        
      
The Bear

Written by Shawn Bowers
Adapted from Anton Chekov  
Directed by Amanda Lautermilch
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru March 9  |  tickets: $10-$12   |  more info
       
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February 20, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Wedding Singer (Haven Theatre)

Aja Wiltshire and Jill Sesso star in Haven Theatre's "The Wedding Singer" by Chad Beguelin, Matthew Sklar and Tim Herlihy, directed by Jess McLeod. (photo credit: Dean LaPrairie)        
       
The Wedding Singer  

Book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Directed by Jess McLeod  
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 17  |  tickets: $20-$42   |  more info
       
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October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Next Fall (AstonRep Theatre)

Mark Jacob Chaitin and Ryan Hamlin stars in AstonRep Theatre's "Next Fall" by Geoffrey Nauffts, directed by Derek Bertelsen. (photo credit: Jeremiah Barr)        
       
Next Fall 

Written by Geoffrey Nauffts  
Directed by Derek Bertelsen
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Spring Awakening (Griffin Theatre)

A scene from the song "Totally F*cked" in Griffin Theatre's "Spring Awakening," directed by Jonathan Berry.      
     
Spring Awakening 

Book/Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik 
Directed by Jonathan Berry  
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Jan 8  |  tickets: $38   |  more info
       
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December 5, 2011 | 1 Comment More