Tag: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: Seussical (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Alex Goodrich and Emily Chang star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Seussical" by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, directed by Scott Weinstein. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Seussical

Written by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens 
Directed by Scott Weinstein 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $18-$25   |  more info
       
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July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Tristan & Yseult (Kneehigh at Chicago Shakespeare)

Andrew Durand and Carly Bawden star in Kneehigh's "Tristan & Yseult" by Carl Grose and Anne Maria Murphy, adapted and directed by Emma Rice, playing through April 13 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. (photo credit: Steve Tanner)        
      
Tristan & Yseult

Written by Carl Grose and Anne Maria Murphy
Adapted and Directed by Emma Rice
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru April 13  |  tickets: $60-$70   |  more info
       
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April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Road Show (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Michael Aaron Lindner, Anne Gunn, Andrew Rothenberg and Derek Hasenstab star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Road Show" by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Road Show

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim  
Book by John Weidman
Directed by Gary Griffin
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru May 4  |  tickets: $48-$68   |  more info
       
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March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Gypsy (Chicago Shakespeare)

Keith Kupferer, Jessica Rush and Louise Pitro star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Gypsy" by Jule Styen, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim; directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Gypsy

Jule Styne (music), Arthur Laurents (book)
   and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics)  
Directed by Gary Griffin  
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2013

Karl Hamilton and Mark David Kaplan in Chicago Children's Theater's "A Year with Frog and Toad" by Robert and William Reale, directed by Henry Godinez. (photo credit: Charles Osgood) Greta Oglesby and Toni Martin in TimeLine Theatre's "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch) Hans Fleischmann stars as Tom in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz) Jackson Doran, GQ, JQ and Postell Pringle in Chicago Shakespeare's "Othello: The Remix," created and directed by the Q Brothers. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Kenesha Reed, Genesis Salamanca, Angelina Llongueras, Lindsey Scalise, Hisako Sugeta and Danielle Nicholas star in Her Story Theater's "Shadow Town," written and directed by Mary Bonnett. (photo credit: Katie Herst)
Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" starred Kelly Owens Rodman, Michael Sherwin and Frank Pete star in Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, directed by Steve Scott. (phtoo credit: Kimberly Loughlin) Manny Buckley, Tyshaun Lang, Keith Neagle, McKenzie Chinn, Lucy Sandy, Marjie Southerland and Morgan McNaugh in Pavement Group's "Harry and the Thief" by Sigrid Gilmer, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. (photo credit: Brittany Barnes) Shavac Prakash and Scott Baity, Jr star in Collaboraction's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," conceived and directed by Anthony Moseley. (photo credit: Cesario Moza) Daniel Strauss and Lauren Lopez star as El-Fayoumy and Mother Theresa in Judas Redux and Starkid's "Last Days of Judas Iscariot" by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Julia Albain. Callie Johnson, Rod Thomas, Susan McMongale and Josh Tolle in Drury Lane Theatre's "Next to Normal," directed by William Osetek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)

 

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2013 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – the largest equity houses to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the 600+ productions that we reviewed in 2013, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!   (note: for the 3rd year in a row, we’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions!)

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December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Chicago Shakespeare)

Heidi Kettenring, Scott Jaeck and Kelli Fox in Merry Wives of Windsor, Chicago Shakespeare        
      
The Merry Wives of Windsor

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 19  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Table (Blind Summit Theatre at Chicago Shakespeare)

Mark Down, Sean Garratt and Irena Stratieva manipulate Moses the Puppet in Blind Summit's "The Table," directed by Mark Down and developed by the company, part of Chicago Shakespeare's World's Stage Series. (photo credit: Xue Qian        
      
The Table

Devised by the Company
Directed by Mark Down 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Oct 27  |  tickets: $20-$35   |  more info
       
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October 19, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Cyrano de Bergerac (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Harry Groener stars as Cyrano in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Cyrano de Bergerac," adapted by Anthony Burgess, directed by Penny Metropulos. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Cyrano de Bergerac

Written by Edmond Rostand
Translated and Adapted by Anthony Burgess
Directed by Penny Metropulos
Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Inner Voices (Piccolo Teatro di Milano @ Chicago Shakespeare)

Gigio Morra and Toni Servillo stars in Piccolo Teatro di Milano's "Inner Voices" by Eduardo de Filippo, directed by Tony Servillo. (photo credit: Fabio Esposito)        
       
Inner Voices 

Written by Eduardo de Filippo
Directed by Tony Servillo
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $50-$60   |  more info
       
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June 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Henry VIII (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Ora Jones, Gergory Wooddell, Scott Jaeck, David Darlow in Henry VIII at Chicago Shakespeare       
      
Henry VIII 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 16  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Laura Rook as Juliet and Christopher Allen as Romeo, Chicago Shakespeare Theater        
      
Short Shakespeare!
        Romeo and Juliet
 

Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Rachel Rockwell  
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $16-$20   |  more info
       
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February 24, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: Cadre (Market Theatre of Johannesburg)

Omphile Molusi, Sello Motloung and Lillian Tshabalala star in Market Theatre of Johannesburg's "Cadre," written and directed by Omphile Molusi. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Cadre 

Written and Directed by Omphile Molusi
at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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February 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More