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Review: The King and I (Broadway in Chicago)

Jose Llana and Laura Michelle Kelly star as The King and Anna in The King and I, Broadway Chicago             


The King and I
By Richard Rodgers (music),
  Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics, co-author)   
at Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru July 9  |  tix: $20-$90  |  more info
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June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments More

2016 Equity Jeff Awards Announced

It’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. Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri in The Tempest, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Donica Lynn, Candace C. Edwards and Katherine Thomas in Dreamgirls

Now in its 48th Equity season, the Jeff Awards has been honoring Chicago’s outstanding theatre artists annually since it’s establishment in 1968.  The Jeff Awards Committee judged the 158 qualifying productions (opening between August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016) from 58 producing organizations.  Of these, 112 productions were “Jeff Recommended”, which made them eligible for award nominations. 

Below you will find a compilation of the distributed awards at the Jeff Award ceremony Monday, August 17. Congrats to all!!!

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hot to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Marriott Theatre)

Angela Ingersoll and Terry Hamilton in in How to Succeed, Marriott Theatre          
How to Succeed in Business
  Without Really Trying

By Frank Loesser (music & lyrics)
 Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, Willie Gilbert (book)
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru Oct 16  |  tix: $50-$55  |  more info
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September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Barber of Seville (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Alessandro Corbelli and Nathan Gunn star in Lyric Opera's "The Barber of Seville" by Gioachino Rossini, directed by Rob Ashford. (photo credit: Dan Rest)        
The Barber of Seville

Music by Gioachino Rossini  
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Directed by Rob Ashford
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Feb 28  |  tickets: $20-$229   |  more info
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February 13, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: South Pacific (Broadway in Chicago)

A scene from Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific", directed by Sarna Lapine.       
South Pacific 

By Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
Co-Authored by Joshua Logan
Directed by Sarna Lapine
Cadillac Palace Thtr, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Feb 26  |  tickets: $18-$85   |  more info
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February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments 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