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Review: Giselle (Joffrey Ballet)

Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili star in Giselle, Joffrey Ballet Chicago 4             
      

  

Giselle
  
Music by Adolph Adam
Adapted by Lola de Ávila 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 29  |  tix: $34-$104  |  more info
       
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October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Game Changers (Joffrey Ballet of Chicago)

Sarah Lamb and Ricardo Cervera in Infra, The Royal Ballet, Joffrey Ballet (Bill Cooper)           
      
 

Game Changers

Choreographed by Justin Peck,
  Christopher Wheeldon, Wayne McGregor
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Jan 26  |  tix: $34 and up  |  more info
       
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February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Productions of 2016

 

Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda at PrivateBank Theatre, Broadway in Chicago 3Brenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232The Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre 27Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell TheatreMichael Holding by Laura Wade in Posh, Steep Theatre GGMaria Velazquez in Library from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Cecelia Wingate and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope Theatre (Joel Maisonet)Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin Jackson

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2016 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – from the largest equity houses and dance companies to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the hundreds of productions that we reviewed this past year, here are our picks, in alphabetical order, for the best 10 productions of 2016. Bravo to all!!  

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January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2016)

Alberto Velazquez as The Nutcracker in Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, Joffrey Ballet           
      
  

The Nutcracker

Created by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $35-$150  |  more info
       
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December 24, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet Chicago, 2015)

Hansol Jeong stars in Joffrey Ballet's "The Nutcracker," conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)         
 

       
The Nutcracker

Conceived & Directed by Robert Joffrey
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tix: $35-$136  |  more info
       
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December 18, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: Sylvia (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

April Daly and Victoria Jaiani star in Joffrey Ballet Chicago's "Sylvia," choreographed by John Neumeier, music by Léo Delibes. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)          
      
Sylvia 

Choreographed by John Neumeier 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Oct 25  | tix: $32-$155  | more info
       
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October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: New Works (Joffrey Ballet of Chicago)

Dylan Gutierrez and April Daly in "Liturgy" by Christopher Wheeldon, part of Joffrey Ballet's "New Works". (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
      
New Works  

Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon,
   Justin Peck, Nicolas Blanc, Val Caniparoli
Artistic Director: Ashley C. Wheater
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru May 3  |  tickets: $41-$164   |  more info
       
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May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2014)

Joffrey Ballet Chicago presents Peter Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey, conducted by Scott Speck. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
    
      
The Nutcracker

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
Conceived and Choreographed by Robert Joffrey
at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 28  |  tickets: $32-$134   |  more info
       
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December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More