Tag: Deanna Reed-Foster

Review: Barbecue (Strawdog Theatre)

Celeste M. Cooper, Deanna Reed-Foster and Kamille Dawkins star in Barbecue, Strawdog Theatre            
         
  

Barbecue

Written by Robert O’Hara 
at 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted (map)
thru Sept 30  |  tix: $45  |  more info
       
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August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Even Longer and Farther Away (The New Colony)

Deanna Reed-Foster in Even Longer and Farther Away, The New Colony          
 

          
Even Longer and Farther Away

Written by Chelsea Marcantel 
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru May 15  |  tix: $20-$25  |  more info
       
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April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments 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: Dynamite Divas-A Tribute to Women of Soul (Black Ensemble Theater)

Shari Anderson stars as Aretha Franklin in Black Ensemble Theater's "Dynamite Divas" by Jackie Taylor, directed by Rueben D. Echoles. (photo credit: MIchael Brosilow)         
      

   
Dynamite Divas

Written by Jackie Taylor 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Jan 24  |  tix: $55-$65  |  more info
       
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December 22, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: Marvin’s Room (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Rebecca Jordan and Linda Reiter star in Shattered Globe Theatre's "Marvin's Room" by Scott McPherson, directed by Sandy Shinner. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
Marvin’s Room 

Written by  Scott McPherson
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 14  |  tix: $ 33 | more info
       
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October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Heat Wave (Cold Basement Dramatics)

Abby Pierce stars as Hopper in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave" by Steven Simoncic, directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary, part of Steppenwolf Theatre's Garage Rep.  (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
Heat Wave

Written by Steven Simoncic  
Directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 25  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Marvelous Marvelettes (Black Ensemble Theater)

Alanna Taylor stars as Wanda in Black Ensemble Theater's "The Marvelous Marvelettes" by Reginald Williams, directed by Rueben D. Echoles. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
The Marvelous Marvelettes

Written by Reginald Williams  
Directed by Rueben D. Echoles
at Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mill Fire (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Drew Schad and Kate LoConti star in Shattered Globe Theatre's "Mill Fire" by Sally Nemeth, directed by Sandy Shinner. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Mill Fire

Written by Sally Nemeth  
Directed by Sandy Shinner
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru June 7  |  tickets: $18-$30   |  more info
       
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May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More