Tag: Collaboraction

Review: [Trans]formation (Nothing Without A Company)

Transformation - Nothing Without A Company, The Living Canvas, Chicago 5          

    

   
[Trans] formation

Devised by Ronen Kohn, Darling Squire,
   Avi Roque, Gaby Labotka, Kevin Sparrow.
at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Dec 17  |  tix: $30  |  more info
       
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November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Mars Assignment (Collaboraction)

McKenzie Franklin, The Mars Assignment, Collaboraction           
      
  

The Mars Assignment

Written/Directed by Ronan Marra
Co-Created with Elsa Hiltner
Flat Iron Arts Bldg., 1579 N, Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tix: $20-$30  |  more info
       
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November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: 35MM – A Musical Exhibition (Circle Theatre)

Neil Stratman and Liz Bollar in 35MM-A Musical Exhibition, Circle Theatre          
      
   

35MM: A Musical Exhibition

Music/Lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver
Based on photographs by Matthew Murphy
at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $35   |  more info
       
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March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Awake (First Floor Theater)

Kaiser Ahmed and Scottie Caldwell in The Awake, First Floor Theatre (LN)          
      
   

The Awake

Written by Ken Urban
at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Mar 12  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: On An Average Day (Spartan Theatre)

Andrew Monson and Patrick Belics star in Spartan Theatre's "On An Average Day" by John Kolvenbach, directed by Ray Frewen.  (photo credit: Amanda de la Guardia)        
      
On An Average Day

Written by John Kolvenbach  
Directed by Ray Frewen
at Pentagon Stage, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Apr 12  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: This Is Not a Cure for Cancer (Collaboraction)

Nathaneal Card stars in Collaboraction's "This Is Not a Cure for Cancer" by Anthony Moseley and Sarah Illiatovitch-Goldman. (photo credit: Anna Sodziak)        
      
This Is Not a Cure for Cancer

By Anthony Moseley and Sarah Illiatovitch-Goldman
Directed by Anthony Moseley and Jeremy Wechsler
at Flat Iron Arts Building 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru March 30  |  tickets: $10-$30   |  more info
       
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March 16, 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!)

See our picks below the fold

     
December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up (The New Colony)

Stephanie Shum and Nick Delehanty star in The New Colony's "Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up" by Joel Kim Booster, directed by Sarah Gitenstein. (photo credit: Anne Peterson)        
      
Kate and Sam
   Are Not Breaking Up

Written by Joel Kim Booster  
Directed by Sarah Gitenstein
Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Dec 14  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More