Tag: Apollo Theater

After 8 record-breaking years, Million Dollar Quartet to bid farewell to Chicago

         
 Brandon Bennett, Adam Lee, Lance Lipinsky, Shaun Whitley, Robby Kipferl, Chris Damiano, Andy Ahrens, Patrick Morrow, Jay Perkins and Kelly Lamont star in "Million Dollar Quartet" at Chicago's Apollo Theater.

Chicago’s longest-running Broadway musical to close

With almost 3,000 performances and now in its eighth year in Chicago, Million Dollar Quartet, Chicago’s longest-running Broadway musical (our review ★★★½), is set to close this coming January.  The Tony Award winning rock ‘n’ roll musical has been breaking box office records at the Apollo Theater, where it will be running for only twelve weeks more.  (read more) 

October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dinner with Friends (rebekah theatre project)

Carol Ludwick and Jamie Birkner star in rebekah theatre project's "Dinner with Friends" by Donald Margulies, directed b Darrelyn Marx.        
      
Dinner with Friends

Written by Donald Margulies
Directed by Darrelyn Marx  
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 31  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Gin Game (Rebekah Theatre Project)

Paul Tinsley stars as Weller in rebekah theatre project's "The Gin Game" by D.L. Coburn, directed by James Sparling.        
      
The Gin Game

Written by D.L. Coburn
Directed by James Sparling 
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 31   |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Three Little Pigs (Emerald City Theatre)

Mary Margaret Roberts stars as Siu in Emerald City Theatre's "The Three Little Pigs" by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
The Three Little Pigs

Music by George Stiles 
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe 
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 17  |  tickets: $10-$16   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Adult Entertainment (Bard and Fool Theater Group)

Whitney Rappana stars as Heidi in Bard and Fool Theater Group's "Adult Entertainment" by Elaine May, directed by Doug Albers.        
       
Adult Entertainment 

Written by Elaine May 
Directed by Doug Albers
Apollo Studio Theater,  2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 19  |  tickets: $12-$15   |  more info
       
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May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Knuffle Bunny – a cautionary musical (Emerald City Theatre)

Emerald City Theatre's "Knuffle Bunny: a cautionary musical" by Mo Willems, directed by Job Christenson, continues through January 6th at Chicago's Apollo Theater. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
       
Knuffle Bunny:
     a cautionary musical

Written by Mo Willems 
Directed by Job Christenson
Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 6  |  tickets: $10-$27   |  more info
       
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October 9, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Emerald City Theatre)

Mark Kosten, Tommy Bullington, Alex Heika, Maddy LaRoche, Patricia Lavery, Michael Rashid, RJ Silva and Jonathan Shroelucke in Emerald City Theatre's "Alexander and the ...Very Bad Day", directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)       
     
Alexander and the Terrible, 
Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Written by Judith Viorst and Shelly Markham
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru June 17  |  tickets: $13-$16   |  more info
       
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February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Snow White (Emerald City Theatre)

Emerald City Theatre - Snow White by Ernie Nolan       
      
Snow White 

Written and Directed by Ernie Nolan   
at Apollo Theater, 2450 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 20  |  tickets: $13-$16   |  more info
       
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January 22, 2012 | 0 Comments More