Tag: City Lit Theater

Review: Henry V (Babes With Blades Theatre)

Jennifer L. Mickelson, Alexis Randolph and Morgan Manasa star in Henry V (JK)           
      
  

Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare 
at City Lit, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru April 1  |  tix: $25  |  more info
       
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March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Sundial (City Lit Theater)

Lauren Mangum and  Morgan McCabe star in The Sundial, City Lit Theater           
  

The Sundial

Adapted/Directed by Paul Edwards
From the novel by Shirley Jackson 
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $25-$29  |  more info
       
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January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Promise of a Rose Garden (Babes With Blades)

Patti Moore, Sam Long, Maureen Yasko, Arti Ishak and Izis Mollinedo in Promise of Rose Garden           
    

      
The Promise
  of a Rose Garden
 

Written by Dustin Spence
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Sept 10  |  tix: $22  |  more info
       
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August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: 180 Degree Rule (Babes With Blades)

Amy E. Harmon and Kate Black-Spence in 180 Degree Rule, Babes With Blades           
      

    
180 Degree Rule

By Barbara Lhota and M.E.H. Lewis
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru May 21  |  tix: $14-$22  | more info
       
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April 27, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2015

 

Carmen Molina, Claudia DiBiccari, Mykele Callicutt, Paula Ramirez, Preston Tate Jr., Deanna Reed-Foster and James McGuire in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave".Scott Danielson, Garrett Lutz and George Toles star in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty".Laura Osnes as and Steven Pasquale star in Lyric Opera's "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein.John Mahoney and Audrey Francis in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Herd".Sarah Lynn Robinson, Anthony Whitaker and Greg Zawada in Porchlight's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form" by Steven Sondheim. Monica West, Kasey Foster and Emma Cadd in Lookingglass Theatre's "Moby Dick".Mariann Mayberry and Brittany Uomoleale star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Grand Concourse".Steve Haggard and Karen Janes Woditsch star in Writers Theatre's "Doubt: A Parable".Charli Williams , Anna Dauzvardis, Katrina D.  Richard, Brandon Greenhouse, and Kevin Patterson star in Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys".Bernard White and Nisi Sturgis in Goodman Theatre's "Disgraced".Rafael Davila and Bradley Smoak star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Bel Canto".Drury Lane Oakbrook presents "Billy Elliot: The Musical," music by Elton John.  Becca Savoy, Michael McKeough and Sandy Elias star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello".Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri star in Chicago Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.Matthew Sherbach and Armand Fields star in Northlight Theatre's "Charm".Brendan Connelly, Chris Schroeder and Brenda Scott Wlazlo star in Red Theater and Oracle Productions' "R + J: The Vineyard".Melanie Brezill and Patrick Budde star in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." Colte Julian as Curly and Allison Sill as Laurey in Paramount Theatre's "Oklahoma!". Mike Nussbaum stars in TimeLine Theatre's "The Price" by Arthur Miller. Eunice Woods stars in American Theater Company's "The Project(s)" by PJ Paparelli and Joshua Jaeger.Luce Metrius and Ashley Neil star in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Red Handed Otter." Kelsey Brennan and Greg Matthew Anderson star in Remy Bumppo's "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard.Johanna McKenzie Miller and Alex Goodrich star in Northlight Theatre's "Shining Lives," directed by Jessica Thebus.Brian Parry and Jacqueline Grandt star in Redtwist Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee.Eileen Niccolai and Daniela Colucci star in The Shattered Globe's "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams. , Shattered Globe Theatre, Brosilow

In a theater community as diverse and talented as Chicago’s, every aspect and genre of stage productions can be found throughout the city on a given week.  2015 was no exception to this fact, as one can see from our reviewers’ picks of the year’s greatest and most memorable works.

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December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (City Lit Theater)

James Sparling and Adam Bitterman star in City Lit Theater's "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution," adapted by Terry McCabe, directed by Warner Crocker. (photo credit: Paul Grigonis)          
      
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution 

Written by Nicholas Meyer
Adapted by Terry McCabe
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Nov 15 |  tix: $29 | more info
       
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October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Holmes and Watson (City Lit Theater)

Adam Bitterman and James Sparling star in City Lit Theater's "Holmes and Watson," adapted and directed by Terry McCabe. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
  
        
Holmes and Watson

Adapted and Directed by Terry McCabe  
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Dec 14  |  tickets: $25-$29   |  more info
       
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December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: At Home at the Zoo (City Lit Theater)

Ted Hoerl and Elaine Carlson star as Peter and Ann in City Lit Theater's "At Home at the Zoo" by Edward Albee, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
At Home at the Zoo

Written by Edward Albee 
Directed by Steve Scott
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $25-$29   |  more info
       
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October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More