Tag: Jos N. Banks

Review: Jesus Christ Superstar (Paramount Theatre)

Evan Tyrone Martin plays Jesus of Nazareth in Jesus Christ Superstar, Paramount Theatre           
      
  

Jesus Christ Superstar

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru May 28  |  tix: $44-$59  |  more info
       
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May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Scottsboro Boys (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Mark J.P. Hood stars as Mr Tambo in The Scottsboro Boys, Porchlight Music Theatre           
      
  

The Scottsboro Boys

John Kander & Fred Ebb (music, lyrics),
   David Thompson (book)
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru March 12  |  tix: $38-$51  |  more info
       
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March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Drury Lane Theatre)

Justin Keyes, Chris Sams, Will Skrip and Tyrone L. Robinson in Smokey Joe's Cafe           
      
   

Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Music/Lyrics by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace (map)
thru Oct 23  |  tix: $45-$60  |  more info
       
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September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Good Person of Szechwan (Cor Theatre)

Will Von Vogt (left) plays the good hearted prostitute, Shen Te, and Chris Brickhouse is Sun/Husband in Cor Theatre's The Good Person. Ernie Nolan directs Tony Kushner’s translation of Bertolt Brecht’s popular parable of good and evil. Performances run through September 11, 2016 at Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. Tickets and information: CorTheatre.org or (866) 811-4111 Credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis          

    
The Good Person of Szechwan 

Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Tony Kushner
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru Sept 11  |  tix: $25  |  more info
       
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August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Far From Heaven (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Evan Tyrone Martin and Summer Naomi Smart in Far From Heaven, Porchlight Theatre          
      
   

Far from Heaven

Scott Frankel (music), Michael Korie (lyrics)
   and Richard Greenberg (book)
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Mar 13  |  tix: $35-$48  | more info
       
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March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review- It’s All-Right To Have a Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield (Black Ensemble Theater)

Reginald E. Torian stars in Black Ensemble Theater's "The Story of Curtis Mayfield: It's All-Right To Have A Good Time" by Jackie Taylor, directed by Jackie Taylor and Daryl Brooks. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
The Story of Curtis Mayfield

Written by Jackie Taylor 
Directed by Jackie Taylor and Daryl Brooks 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Oct 20 Dec 29  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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September 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Fall of the House of Usher (Chicago Opera Theater)

Lee Gregory, Ryan MacPherson, Suzan Hanson, Fall of the House of Usher, Chicago Opera Theater        
       
The Fall of the
        House of Usher
  

Music by Philip Glass
Libretto by Arthur Yorinks
Conducted by Andreas Mitisek 
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru March 1  |  tickets: $35-$125   |  more info
       
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February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments More