Tag: Brian MacDevitt

Review: The Minutes (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Cliff Chamberlain and Brittany Burch star as Mr. Peel and Ms. Johnson in The Minutes, Steppenwolf Theatre            


The Minutes

Written by Tracy Letts   
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Jan 7  |  tix: $20-$105  |  more info
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November 25, 2017 | 1 Comment More

Review: This Is Our Youth (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "This Is Our Youth" by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Anne D. Shapiro. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
This Is Our Youth

Written by Kenneth Lonergan
Directed by Anne D. Shapiro  
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru June 27  |  tickets: $20-$82   |  more info
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June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Book of Mormon (Broadway in Chicago)

Nic Rouleau as Elder Price in Broadway in Chicago's "Book of Mormon" by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
The Book of Mormon 

Book, Music and Lyrics Trey Parker,
    Matt Stone and Robert Lopez
Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru June 2  |  tickets: $45-$115   |  more info
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December 20, 2012 | 1 Comment More

The Obamas are Broadway-bound


According to Politico.com:

The Obamas will fly to New York City Saturday to take in a performance of the August Wilson play Joe Turner’s Come and Gone [NY Times review], which chronicles African Americans’ search for identity after the end slavery. Details weren’t provided on the weekend public schedule, which said only that the Obamas would pay a “personal visit to New York City.


Chad L. Coleman, Roger Robinson, and company

Productions info after the fold.

May 29, 2009 | 0 Comments More

“The Color Purple” Returns to Chicago – starring Fantasia

Oprah Winfrey presents





SEPTEMBER 2 – 13, 2009

The Arie Crown Theater welcomes the soulful singing sensation of Fantasia as she reprises her critically acclaimed role of “Celie” in the smash hit musical.

The producers of THE COLOR PURPLE are proud to announce that American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino will reprise her starring role of Celie for the Chicago engagementReturning to its debut home of Chicago , THE COLOR PURPLE will make its home at The Arie Crown Theater for two weeks, September 2 –13, 2009

Tickets for performances go on sale May 1 at 10 a.m. and range in price from $49.50 – $85. Tickets are available at the Arie Crown Theater Box Office ( 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive ), online at ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets.  Groups of 20 or more should call (312) 791-6320.

May 7, 2009 | 0 Comments More