Tag: Erik Hellman

Review: Miss Bennet–Christmas at Pemberley (Northlight Theatre)

Erik Hellman, Emily Berman, Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley, Northlight Theatre           
         

Miss Bennet:
  Christmas at Pemberley

By Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon
Northlight Theatre, Skokie (map)
thru Dec 24  |  tix: $30-$81  |  more info
       
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November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

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

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: Marjorie Prime (Writers Theatre)

Kate Fry and Mary Ann Thebus star in Writers Theatre's "Marjorie Prime" by Jordan Harrison, directed by Kimberly Senior. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)         
      
Marjorie Prime 

Written by Jordan Harrison
Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon, Glencoe (map)
thru Mar 13  |  tix: $35-$70  |  more info
       
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November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Melanie Brezill stars in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane," adapted by Dwayne Hartford from book by Kate DiCamillo, and directed by Stuart Carden. (Photo credit: Charles Osgood)         
      
The Miraculous Journey
   of Edward Tulane
 

Adapted by Dwayne Hartford
  from book by Kate DiCamillo 
Ruth Page Arts Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 15 |  tix: $10-$39 | more info
       
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November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Commons of Pensacola (Northlight Theatre)

Lusia Strus, Leah Karpel, and Lori Myers star in Northlight Theatre's "The Commons of Pensacola" by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Commons of Pensacola

Written by Amanda Peet  
Directed by Robin Witt 
North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie (map)
thru Oct 19  |  tickets: $25-$78   |  more info
       
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October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Lost in Yonkers (Northlight Theatre)

Alistair Sewell and Sebastian Weigman star in Northlight Theatre's "Lost in Yonkers" by Neil Simon, directed by Devon de Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Lost in Yonkers

Written by Neil Simon 
Directed by Devon de Mayo
at North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $25-$75   |  more info
       
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May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Luna Gale (Goodman Theatre)

Colin Sphar and Jordan Baker star in Goodman Theatre's "Luna Gale" by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Luna Gale

Written by Rebecca Gilman  
Directed by Robert Falls 
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $25-$81   |  more info
       
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February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More