Tag: children’s theater

Review: Akeelah and the Bee (Adventure Stage Chicago)

La Shone T. Kelly stars as Akeelah in Akeelah and the Bee, Adventure Stage Chicago            
      

Akeelah and the Bee
 
Adapted by Cheryl L. West
  from screenplay by Doug Atchison
at Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble (map)
thru Nov 22  |  tix: $7-$17  |  more info
       
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November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Jabari Dreams of Freedom (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

13-year-old Cameron A. Goode (left) plays Jabari, whose dreams take him back to 1963 Birmingham, Alabama to meet members of the Birmingham Children’s Brigade (Leslie Ann Sheppard and Patrick Agada) in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s world premiere of Jabari Dreams of Freedom by Nambi E. Kelley. Performances are April 5-May 1 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (Note: Cameron A. Goode alternates with another 13-year-old, Philip Cusic, as the title character in Jabari Dreams of Freedom.) Tickets: chicagochildrenstheatre.org or (872) 222-9555. Photo credit: Charles Osgood

 

 
 

 
          

           
Jabari Dreams of Freedom

Written by Nambi E. Kelley
Ruth Page Arts Ctr, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru May 1  |  tix: $10-$39  |  more info
       
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April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters (Lifeline Theatre)

Sam Button-Harrison as Lester in Lesters Dreadful Sweaters, Lifeline Theatre 1          
      

   
Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters

Aly Renee Amidei (book, lyrics), Julie Tallarida (lyrics)
   and Scott Tallarida (music, lyrics)
Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Apr 24  |  tix: $15  |  more info
       
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April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Melanie Brezill stars in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane," adapted by Dwayne Hartford from book by Kate DiCamillo, and directed by Stuart Carden. (Photo credit: Charles Osgood)         
      
The Miraculous Journey
   of Edward Tulane
 

Adapted by Dwayne Hartford
  from book by Kate DiCamillo 
Ruth Page Arts Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 15 |  tix: $10-$39 | more info
       
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November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

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: Charlotte’s Web (Emerald City Theatre and Broadway in Chicago)

Liam Dahlborn stars as Wilbur in Emerald City Theatre's "Charlotte's Web," adapted by Joseph Robinette, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Charlotte’s Web

Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $16-$24   |  more info
       
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July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Lyle Finds His Mother (Lifeline Theatre)

Anthony Kayer and Deanna Myers star in Lifeline Theatre's "Lyle Finds His Mother," adapted by Jessica Wright Buha, music/lyrics by Michael James Brooks, directed by Dorothy Milne. (photo credit: Suzanne Plunkett)        
      
Lyle Finds His Mother

Adapted by Jessica Wright Buha
from book by Bernard Waber  
Music and Lyrics by Michael James Brooks
Directed by Dorothy Milne
at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru April 27  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Three Little Pigs (Emerald City Theatre)

Mary Margaret Roberts stars as Siu in Emerald City Theatre's "The Three Little Pigs" by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
The Three Little Pigs

Music by George Stiles 
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe 
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 17  |  tickets: $10-$16   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More