Tag: Chicago Shakespeare

Review: King Lear (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Larry Yando stars as Lear in Chicago Shakespeare's "King Lear" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)   
        
      
King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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Review: Since I Suppose (one step at a time like this & Chicago Shakespeare)

one step at a time like this & Chicago Shakespeare Theater present "Since I Suppose," now playing through September 21. (photo credit: Michael Litchfield)        
      
Since I Suppose

Created by one step at a time like this 
Based on a play by William Shakespeare 
starting at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Sept 21  |  tickets: $45-$75   |  more info
       
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September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Black Watch (National Theatre of Scotland)

Stephen McCole as Officer and Cameron Barnes as Macca, in the National Theatre of Scotland's "Black Watch" by Gregory Burke, directed by John Tiffany. (photo credit: Scott Suchman)        
       
Black Watch 

Written by Gregory Burke
Directed by John Tiffany
Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway (map)
thru Oct 21  |  tickets: $38-$52   |  more info
       
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October 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: A History of Everything (Ontroerend Goed and Sydney Theatre, at Chicago Shakespeare)

Nathalie Verbeke of Ontroerend Goed - History of Everything, Chicago Shakespearein the American premiere of "A History of Everything", now playing in the Upstairs Theater at Chicago Shakespeare as part of CST's World's Stage Series. (photo credit: Brett Boardman)       
      
A History of Everything 

Created by Ontroerend Goed and Sydney Theatre
Directed by Alexander Devriendt
Text by Alexander Devriendt and Joeri Smet
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 3  |  tickets: $35-$45   |  more info
       
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May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Timon of Athens (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Ian McDiarmid (center) as Timon, along with the cast, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
Timon of Athens 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 10  |  tickets: $44-$75   |  more info
       
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May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Simon Callow in Being Shakespeare (Broadway Playhouse)

Simon Callow - Being Shakespeare, Chicago       
      
Being Shakespeare 

Written by Jonathan Bate
Directed by Tom Cairns
Broadway Playhouse, 175 W. Chestnut (map)
thru April 29  |  tickets: $45-$74   |  more info
       
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April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago plays of 2011

After covering nearly 600 productions this year, here are our picks of the best of the best. Bravo!!  FYI: The national website Huffington Post has kindly posted our choices on their Chicago page, which you can see here.

Clybourne Park, Steppenwolf Theatre One Step At A Time, en route Festen - Steep Theatre Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's "Follies" The Homosexuals - About Face Theatre
Timothy Edward Kane - Court Theatre An Iliad 003 Jackie and Me - Chicago Children's Theatre Momma's Boyz - Teatro Vista Court Theatre's "Porgy and Bess" stef-tovar-and-projections-by-john-boesche

 

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December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: Follies (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

       
Jen Donohoo as Showgirl in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, directed by Gary Griffin and playing a limited engagement in CST’s Courtyard Theater now through November 6, 2011. Photo by Liz Lauren.       
      
Follies  

Music, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Goldman
Directed by Gary Griffin
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 13  |  tickets: $55-$75   |  more info

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October 15, 2011 | 2 Comments More