Tag: Eugene O’Neill

Review: The Toad Knew (Compagnie du Hanneton)

La Compagnie du Hanneton presents The Toad Knew, created by James Thierrée, The Yard, Chicago Shakespeare 4            


The Toad Knew
Created by James Thierrée
at The Yard, Navy Pier (map)
thru Sept 23  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
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September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ah, Wilderness! (Goodman Theatre)

Niall Cunningham and Ayssette Muñoz star as Richard and Muriel in Ah Wilderness, Goodman Theatre           

Ah, Wilderness!

Written by Eugene O’Neill   
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru July 23  |  tix: $20-$75  |  more info
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July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016


Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232


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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Coming World (The Blind Owl)

Aislinn Kerchaert and Alex Hardaway star in The Blind Owl's "The Coming World" by Christopher Shinn, directed by Azar Kazemi. (photo credit: Janine Pixley)        
The Coming World

Written by Christopher Shinn
Directed by Azar Kazemi
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
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Review: Hughie (Seanachai Theatre)

Brad Armacost stars as Erie Smith in Seanachai Theatre's "Hughie" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Kevin Fox. (photo credit: Joe Mazza/bravelux)        

Written by Eugene O’Neill  
Directed by Kevin Fox
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru May 5th  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
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April 13, 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

Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night (Eclipse Theatre)

Susan Monts-Bologna and Stephen Dale star in Eclipse Theatre's "Long Day's Journey into Night" by Eugen O'Neill, directed by Nathaniel Swift. (photo credit: Scott Cooper)        
Long Day’s Journey into Night 

Written by Eugene O’Neill 
Directed by Nathaniel Swift
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 9  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
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November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ah, Wilderness! (Eclipse Theatre)

Margaret Grace and Alex Weismann, in Eclipse Theatre's "Ah, Wilderness!" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Kevin Hagan. (photo credit: Scott Cooper)        
Ah, Wilderness!

Written by Eugene O’Neill 
Directed by Kevin Hagan
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Sept 2   |   tickets: $28   |   more info
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July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments More