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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: Sister Act (Marriott Theatre)

Marriott Theatre's "Sister Act" by Alan Menken and Glen Slater, directed by Don Stephenson. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)          
      
   

Sister Act

By Alan Menken (music), Glenn Slater (lyrics)
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru April 3 |  tix: $50-$55  | more info 
        
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February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Spring Awakening (Marriott Theatre)

Ben Barker stars as Moritz in Marriott Theatre's "Spring Awakening" by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, directed by Aaron Thielen. (photo by Liz Lauren)          
      
   

Spring Awakening

By Duncan Sheik (music)
   and Steven Sater (book, lyrics)
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru Jan 31  |  tix: $50-$55  | more info
       
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January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: You Can’t Take It With You (Northlight Theatre)

Lucy Carapetyan and Joanne Dubach star in Northlight Theatre's "You Can't Take It With You" by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by Devon De Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)   

           
      
You Can’t Take It With You 

Written by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman
Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. (map)
thru Dec 13 |  tix: $25-$79  | more info
       
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December 3, 2015 | 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: Sister Act (Broadway in Chicago)

Patina Miller in Broadway in Chicago's "Sister Act" by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, directed by Jerry Zaks. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
Sister Act  

By Alan Menken (music), Glenn Slater (lyrics);
  and Cheri and Bill Steinkellner
Directed by Jerry Zaks
at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 2  |  tickets: $28-$150   |  more info
       
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November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Little Shop of Horrors (Street Tempo Theatre)

John Sessler as Seymour and Erin Creighton as Audrey in Street Tempo Theatre’s “Little Shop of Horrors” at Stage 773. (Photo credit: Linda Gartz)       
      
Little Shop of Horrors  

Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman  
Music by Alan Menken
Directed by Brian Posen and Kory Danielson
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru May 27   |   tickets: $38   |  more info
       
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May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Angels in America – Part One: Millennium Approaches (Court Theatre)

Mary Beth Fisher, Rob Lindley - Angels in America Court Theatre       
      
Angels in America:  
       Millennium Approaches
 

Written by Tony Kushner  
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru June 3  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More