Tag: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

A stockingful of holiday shows in Chicago for 2016!

 

Ariana Burks stars as Clara in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 2Jason Groff stars as Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Broadway ChicagoLisa Gaye Dixon as Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at Goodman TheatreFrancis Guinan and Travis Turner in Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You, Second City Goodman TheatreErica Stephan stars as Irene Roth in Crazy for You, Drury Lane TheatreJoe Foust and Larry Yando in A Christmas Carol, Goodman Theatre

The Chicago theater community will again produce a wide array of Christmas and holiday plays, musicals, ballets and comedies in 2016, all designed to put you in a festive mood.  Find the entire list of holiday offerings below

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: King Charles III (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Robert Bathurst, King Charles III, Chicago Shakespeare Theater           
      
  

King Charles III

Written by Mike Bartlett
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 15  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
     

November 18, 2016 | 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: Tug of War – Foreign Fire (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Once I Was a Soldier by Tim Buckley and Larry Beckett, Tug of War Foreign Fire          
      

    
Tug of War:
   Foreign Fire
 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Adapted/Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru June 12  |  tix: $85-$100  |  more info
       
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May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

UIC Architecture Building, Thursday. March 3, 2016.

Charles Osgood Photography

          
 

        
Short Shakespeare!
    Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted/Directed by Kirsten Kelly  
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Apr 9  |  tix: $22-$34   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
   

March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Othello (Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 2016)

James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre         
   

      
Othello

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
    

March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Twelfth Night (Filter Theatre at Chicago Shakespeare)

Ronke Adekoluejo and Fergus O'Donnell in Twelfth Night, Filter Theatre          
      
   

Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 13  |  tix: $48  |  more info 
        
Half-price tickets available  
    

March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: King Lear (Belarus Free Theatre at Chicago Shakespeare)

Aleh Sidorchyk and Pavel Radak-Haradnitski in King Lear, Belarus Free Theatre          
      
   

King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Feb 14  |  tix: $48-$58   |  more info
       
Check for half-price tickets   
    

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More