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Review: Wonderful Town (Goodman Theatre)

Bri Sudia and Lauren Molina and cast in Wonderful Town, Goodman Theatre           
      
  

Wonderful Town

Music by Leonard Bernstein 
Lyrics by Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Book by Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Oct 23  |  tix: $25-$103  |  more info
       
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September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Evita (Marriott Theatre, 2016)

Samantha Pauly as Eva Perón in Evita at Marriott Theatre          
   

        
Evita

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice 
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire, IL (map)
thru June 5  |  tix: $50-$55  |  more info
       
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April 29, 2016 | 2 Comments More

Review: On the Town (Marriott Theatre)

Max Clayton stars as Gabey in Marriott Theatre's exhuberant "On the Town" by Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, directed by David H. Bell. (photo credit: Jeff Campbell)        
       
On the Town 

By Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden
    and Adolph Green
Directed by David H. Bell 
at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive (map)
thru Oct 12  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mary Poppins (Marriott Theatre)

Summer Naomi Smart as Mary Poppins in Marriott Theatre's "Mary Poppins," directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)

       
      
Mary Poppins 

Music/Lyrics by Richard and Robert Sherman,
    George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Book by Julian Fellowes
Directed by Gary Griffin
at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru Jan 5  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More

The best of Chicago theater in 2011

December’s end brings frantic resolutions, plans for heavy drinking and of course, a barrage of best/worst lists. Being the largest theater review site west of Broadway, Chicago Theater Beat covered over 600 shows in 2011, and the difficulty of choosing the top 25 speaks to the city’s vibrant cultural landscape. In alphabetical order, here are our choices for the year’s best:

Sadieh Rifai - American Theater Company - The Amish Project Mierka Girten, Susan Monts-Bologna - Becky Shaw, Red Orchid Theatre Mortensen, Leahy - The Big Meal, American Theater Company CST_BlackWatch_1 - Copy Jay Torrence, Dean Evans, Leah Urzendowski, Ryan Walters, Molly Plunk
Theatre Mir - Caucasian Chalk Circle - Production 1 Jennifer Lim and James Waterston - Chinglish Goodman Theatre Karen-Aldridge-Cliff-Chamberlain-Ste[3] East of Berlin, Russian Play - Signal Ensemble en-route---Chicago-Shakespeare-One-S[2]
Faust - TheMASSIVE - Chicago Festen_Lev_911 Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Follies" About Face Theatre's "The Homosexuals" Timothy-Edward-Kane---Court-Theatre-[3]
CCTJackieMe_10 Frank, Fiffer, Bone Harry Groener, Ora Jones, by Peter Bosy Steve-Casillas-Jessie-David-Marvin-Q Andrea Prestinario and Nathan M. Hosner - My Fair Lady Paramount Theatre
Outgoing Tide - Northlight Theatre 011 004_Passing Strange by Bailiwick Chicago Plumpp-and-cast---H1 The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard - Writers Theatre 015 stef-tovar-and-projections-by-john-b[1]

 

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December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago plays of 2011

After covering nearly 600 productions this year, here are our picks of the best of the best. Bravo!!  FYI: The national website Huffington Post has kindly posted our choices on their Chicago page, which you can see here.

Clybourne Park, Steppenwolf Theatre One Step At A Time, en route Festen - Steep Theatre Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's "Follies" The Homosexuals - About Face Theatre
Timothy Edward Kane - Court Theatre An Iliad 003 Jackie and Me - Chicago Children's Theatre Momma's Boyz - Teatro Vista Court Theatre's "Porgy and Bess" stef-tovar-and-projections-by-john-boesche

 

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December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Follies (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

       
Jen Donohoo as Showgirl in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, directed by Gary Griffin and playing a limited engagement in CST’s Courtyard Theater now through November 6, 2011. Photo by Liz Lauren.       
      
Follies  

Music, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Goldman
Directed by Gary Griffin
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 13  |  tickets: $55-$75   |  more info

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October 15, 2011 | 2 Comments More