Tag: Kirk Anderson

Review: Between Riverside and Crazy (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Elena Marisa Flores, Vincent Meredith and Tim Hopper in Beyond Riverside and Crazy          
      

    
Between Riverside and Crazy 

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Aug 21  |  tix: $20-$89   |  more info
       
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July 13, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Zoyka’s Apartment (Bluebird Arts)

Sarah Franzel and Doogin Brown in Zoyka's Apartment, Bluebird Arts          
      
  

Zoyka’s Apartment

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated/Adapted by Yasen Peyankov
   and Peter Christensen
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru April 2  |  tix: $18-$30  | more info
       
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March 20, 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: Ibsen’s Ghosts (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Gage Wallace stars as Oswald in Mary-Arrchie's "Ibsen's Ghosts," adapted and directed by Greg Allen. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)         
      
Ibsen’s Ghosts 

Adapted, Directed by Greg Allen
at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tix: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Review: The Jewels (TUTA Theatre Chicago)

Lauren Demerath stars in the world premiere of TUTA Theatre Chicago's "The Jewels," adapted and directed by Kirk Anderson. (photo credit: Anthony La Penna)        
      
The Jewels

Adapted and Directed by Kirk Anderson
Based on the short story by Guy de Maupassant
DCASE Storefront Theatre, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru April 27  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Silent Language (TUTA Theatre Chicago)

Carolyn Molloy stars as Snake in TUTA Theatre Chicago's "The Silent Language" by Miodrag Stanisavljevic, directed by Jacqueline Stone. (photo credit: Anthony Robert La Penna)        
       
The Silent Language 

Written by Miodrag Stanisaviljevic  
Directed by Jacqueline Stone
TUTA Studio Theatre, 2010 W. Fulton (map)
thru June 9   |   tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: There Is A Happiness That Morning Is (Theater Oobleck)

Diana Slickman stars in Theater Oobleck's "There Is Happiness That Morning Is" by Mickle Maher. (photo credit: John Sisson)        
       
There Is a Happiness
         That Morning Is
 

Written by Mickle Maher
Victory Gardens Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 10  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Fulton Street Sessions (TUTA Theatre Chicago)

Stacie Beth Green plays the big drum in TUTA Theatre Chicago's "Fulton Street Sessions", directed by Zeljko Djukic. (photo credit: Anthony Lapenna)       
      
Fulton Street Sessions 

Conceived by TUTA Theatre Chicago 
Directed by Zeljko Djukic  
at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago (map)
thru March 25  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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February 26, 2012 | 0 Comments More