Tag: Desmond Gray

Review: The Nutcracker (House Theatre of Chicago, 2016)

Ariana Burks as and Desmond Gray star as Clara and Fritz in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 1           
      
  

The Nutcracker

Adapted by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich,
    Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $25-$45  |  more info
       
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November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre of Chicago, 2015)

Jaclyn Hennell and Desmond Gray star in The House Theatre's "The Nutcracker," adapted from the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
The Nutcracker 

Created by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich
   Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $15-$45   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: First Look 2014 – “Hushabye” “Ironbound” “Okay, Bye” (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Billy Fenderson and Lusia Strus star in "Ironbound" by Martyna Majok, directed by Daniella Topol, part of Steppenwolf Theatre's "First Look Repertory 2014". (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
First Look 2014

Written by Tanya Saracho, Martyna Majok,
    and Joshua Conkel
Directed by Yasen Peyankov, Daniella Topol,
     and Margot Bordelon
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru Aug 24  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hit the Wall (The Inconvenience & Chicago Commercial Collective)

Daniel Desmarais stars in The Inconvenience and Chicago Commercial Collective's "Hit the Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Bourque)        
      
Hit the Wall

Written by Ike Holter   
Directed by Eric Hoff
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hellcab (Profiles Theatre, 2013)

Megan Hickey and Paul Dillon star in Profiles Theatre's "Hellcab" by Will Kern, directed by Darrell W. Cox. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Hellcab

Written by Will Kern 
Directed by Darrell W. Cox
Profiles Theatre, 4139 N. Broadway (map)
thru Jan 12  |  tickets: $35-$40   |  more info
       
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November 16, 2013 | 8 Comments More

Review: Tartuffe (Court Theatre)

Elizabeth Ledo and AC Smith star in Court Theatre's "Tartuffe" by Molière, directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)       
      
Tartuffe 

Written by Molière
Translated by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru July 21  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Misanthrope (Court Theatre)

A.C. Smith, Grace Gealey and Erik Hellman star in Court Theatre's "The Misanthrope" by Molière, translated by Richard Wilbur and directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
The Misanthrope 

By Molière, Translated by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 9  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2012

Taking into account the nearly 700 productions that we reviewed in 2012, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!  (FYI: We’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions here)

Mary Beth Fisher and Rob Lindley star in Court Theatre's "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, directed by Charles Newell. Molly Regan, Lusia Strus and Mariann Mayberry star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by K. Todd Freman. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Rania Salem Manganaro stars in The Inconveniences' "Hit The Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Borque) Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane star in Goodman Theatre's "The Iceman Cometh" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Brandon Dahlquist, Shannon Cochran and Jonathan Weir star in Writers' Theatre's "A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)
Adam Poss and Madrid St. Angelo star in star in Victory Gardens' "Oedipus el Rey" by Luis Alfaro, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Chiara Mangiameli and Rick Bayless star in Lookingglass Theatre's "Rick Bayless in Cascabel" by Heidi Stillman and Tony Hernandez and Rick Bayless. (photo credit: Sean Williams) Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Show Boat", conducted by John DeMain, directed by Francesca Zambrello. (photo credit: Robert Kusel) Jason Danieley as George and Carmen Cusack as Dot, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Richard Cotovsky and Preston Tate Jr. star in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Superior Donuts" by Tracy Letts.  (photo credit: Greg Rothman)

 

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January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More