Tag: Keith Neagle

Review: Betrayal (Raven Theatre)

Abigail Boucher stars in Betrayal, Raven Theatre (photos Dean La Prairie)           


Written by Harold Pinter 
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Dec 17  |  tix: $22-$46  |  more info
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November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Richard III (The Gift Theatre)

Olivia Cygan and Michael Patrick Thornton in Richard III by William Shakespeare, The Gift Theatre          

Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare 
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru May 1  |  tix: $30-$40 | more info
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March 22, 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.

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December 31, 2015 | 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

Review: The Birds (Griffin Theatre)

Keith Neagle and Jodi Kingsley star in Griffin Theatre's "The Birds" by Conor McPherson, directed by Kevin Kingston. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)       

The Birds

Written by Conor McPherson  
Directed by Kevin Kingston  
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru July 19  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
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June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Othello (The Gift Theatre)

Jay Worthington and Kareem Bandealy star as Cassio and Othello in The Gift Theatre's "Othello" by William Shakespeare, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Claire Demos)        

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Jonathan Berry 
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Aug 24  |  tickets: $20-$35   |  more info
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July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Seminar (Haven Theatre)

Mary Williamson and Carl Lindberg star in Haven Theatre's "Seminar" by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Marti Lyons. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        

Written by Theresa Rebeck   
Directed by Marti Lyons
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 13  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
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March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Harry and the Thief (Pavement Group Chicago)

Alexander Lane and Manny Buckley star in Pavement Group's "Harry and the Thief" by Sigrid Gilmer, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. (photo credit: Brittany Barnes)        
Harry and the Thief 

Written by Sigrid Gilmer
Directed by Krissy Vanderwarker
The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
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October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More