Tag: Elizabeth Ledo

Review: One Man, Two Guvnors (Court Theatre)

Alex Goodrich and Chaon Cross in One Man Two Guvnors, Court Theatre           
 

         
One Man, Two Guvnors 

Written by Richard Bean
Songs by Grant Olding
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 12  |  tix: $45-$65  |  more info
       
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May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Matchmaker (Goodman Theatre)

Theo Allyn and Kristine Nielsen in The Matchmaker, Goodman Theatre         
   

     
The Matchmaker

Written by Thornton Wilder
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $20-$85 |  more info
       
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March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Le Switch (About Face Theatre)

Stephen Cone and Collin Quinn Rice star in About Face Theatre's "Le Switch" by Philip Dawkins, directed by Stephen Brackett. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
   

Le Switch

Written by Philip Dawkins
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Feb 21  |  tix: $20-$35  | more info
       
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January 27, 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.

See our picks below the fold

December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Charm (Northlight Theatre)

Elizabeth Ledo and Dexter Zollicoffer star in Northlight Theatre's "Charm" by Philip Dawkins, directed by BJ Jones. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
Charm

Written by Philip Dawkins
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru Nov 8  |  tix: $20-$40  |  more info
       
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October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Secret Garden (Court Theatre)

Tori Whaples and Elizabeth Ledo star in Court Theatre's "The Secret Garden" by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon, directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Secret Garden

Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman 
Music by Lucy Simon  
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 21  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The How and the Why (TimeLine Theatre)

Janet Ulrich Brooks and Elizabeth Ledo star in TimeLine Theatre's "The How and the Why" by Sarah Treem, directed by Keira Fromm. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch)       
      
The How and the Why

Written by Sarah Treem 
Directed by Keira Fromm
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $35-$48   |  more info
       
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February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre, 2013)

A.C. Smith stars as Ghost of Christmas Present in Goodman Theatre's holiday classic "A Christmas Carol", adapted by Tom Creamer, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
at Goodman Theatre, , 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Dec 29  |  tickets: $39-$88   |  more info
       
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November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More