Tag: Christian Castro

Review: Megastasis (Eclipse Theatre)

Anthony Conway, Ashley J. Hicks and Gregory Fenner star as Tray, Gina and Dubby in Megastasis            


Written by Kia Corthron
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Aug 20  |  tix: $30  |  more info    
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July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016


Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’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.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232


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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot (Something Incredibly Marvelous Happens)

Arti Ishak stars as Cat in "References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot" by Jose Rivera, directed by Emmi Hilger. (photo credit: Anthony Aicardi)        
References to Salvador Dalí 
   Make Me Hot

Written by José Rivera
Directed by Emmi Hilger 
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
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September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Devil Land (UrbanTheater Chicago)

Tricia Rodriguez stars as Destiny in UbanTheater Chicago's world premiere of "Devil Land" by Desi Moreno-Penson, directed by Hank Hilbert. (photo credit: Anthony Aicardi)        
Devil Land

Written by Desi Moreno-Penson
Directed by Hank Hilbert
UrbanTheater Chicago, 2628 W. Division (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
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March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Macbeth: As the Dust Settles (TheMASSIVE)

Shawn Wilson as Macbeth in TheMASSIVE's "Macbeth: As the Dust Settles" by William Shakespeare, directed by Kyle Vincent Terry. (Photo by Dane Lewandowski)        
      As the Dust Settles

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Kyle Vincent Terry
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 11  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info 
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October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments More