Tag: Deborah Acker

Review: Gypsy (Chicago Shakespeare)

Keith Kupferer, Jessica Rush and Louise Pitro star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Gypsy" by Jule Styen, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim; directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Gypsy

Jule Styne (music), Arthur Laurents (book)
   and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics)  
Directed by Gary Griffin  
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Chicago Shakespeare)

Heidi Kettenring, Scott Jaeck and Kelli Fox in Merry Wives of Windsor, Chicago Shakespeare        
      
The Merry Wives of Windsor

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 19  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Shrek the Musical (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Michael Aaron Lindner as Shrek and Summer Naomi Smart as Princess Fiona in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of "Shrek The Musical", staged and choreographed by Jeff Award-winning director Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
Shrek the Musical 

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $18-$25   |  more info
       
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July 21, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Henry VIII (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Ora Jones, Gergory Wooddell, Scott Jaeck, David Darlow in Henry VIII at Chicago Shakespeare       
      
Henry VIII 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 16  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Julius Caesar (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

David Darlow in Julius Caesar, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

       
       
Julius Caesar 

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Jonathan Munby  
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: The School for Lies (Chicago Shakespeare)

Ben Carlson (Frank) and Deborah Hay (Celimene) dance a love tango in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s "The School for Lies," directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and written by David Ives, adapted from Molière’s The Misanthrope.  (photo credit: Liz Lauren)

       
       
The School for Lies 

Written by David Ives 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 20  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sunday in the Park with George (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Carmen Cusack as Dot, in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
Sunday in the Park with George 

By Stephen Sondheim (music, lyrics)
   and James Lapine (book)
Directed by Gary Griffin 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 4  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Chicago Shakespeare)

Emily Rohm as Belle, Beauty and the Beast, Chicago Shakespeare       
      
Beauty and the Beast 

Alan Menken (music), Linda Woolverton (book),
     Tim Rice and Howard Ashman (lyrics),
Directed, Choreographed by Rachel Rockwell
at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier (map)
thru Aug 26  |  tickets: $18-$25   |  more info
       
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July 9, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Timon of Athens (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Ian McDiarmid (center) as Timon, along with the cast, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
Timon of Athens 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 10  |  tickets: $44-$75   |  more info
       
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May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Elizabeth Rex (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre)

Diane D'Aquila as Queen Elizabeth - Elizabeth Rex 2       
      
Elizabeth Rex 

Written by Timothy Findley  
Directed by Barbara Gaines   
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 22  |  tickets: $44-$75   |  more info
       
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December 9, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Follies (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

       
Jen Donohoo as Showgirl in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, directed by Gary Griffin and playing a limited engagement in CST’s Courtyard Theater now through November 6, 2011. Photo by Liz Lauren.       
      
Follies  

Music, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Goldman
Directed by Gary Griffin
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 13  |  tickets: $55-$75   |  more info

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October 15, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Review: Adventures of Pinocchio (Chicago Shakespeare)

     
Melody Betts and Sklyer Adams - Pinocchio
Pinocchio
 

Book by Brian Hill
Music/Lyrics/Music Directing by Neil Bartram 
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
at Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave. (map)
thru August 28  | tickets: $18-$23  | more info

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July 22, 2011 | 1 Comment More