Tag: Lee Miller

Review: Lela & Co. (Steep Theatre)

Chris Chmelik and Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel star in Lela & Co., Steep Theatre (GG)            
      

Lela & Co.

Written by Cordelia Lynn
Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru Sept 16  |  tix: $25-$35  |  more info
       
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July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016

  

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232

     

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January 3, 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 Few (Steep Theatre)

Dana Black and Travis Coe in The Few at Steep Theatre, Samuel D Hunter           
       

  
The Few

Written by Samuel D. Hunter
Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru May 21  |  tix: $10-$35  |  more info
       
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April 17, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Posh (Steep Theatre)

Colin Sphar stars as Hugo in Steep Theatre's "Posh" by Laura Wade, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Gregg Gilman)          
      
   

Posh

Written by Laura Wade
Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru Mar 26  |  tix: $25-$35   |  more info
       
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January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Small Fire (Steep Theatre)

Melissa Riemer and Julia Siple star in Steep Theatre's "A Small Fire" by Adam Bock, directed by Joanie Schultz. (photo credit: Lee Miller)        
      
A Small Fire

Written by Adam Bock  
Directed by Joanie Schultz  
at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru Aug 16  |  tickets: $20-$22   |  more info
       
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July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: strangers, babies (Steep Theatre)

Sasha Gioppo stars in Steep Theatre's "strangers, babies" by Linda McLean, directed by Brad Akin. (photo credit: Lee Miller)        
      
strangers, babies

Written by Linda McLean
Directed by Brad Akin
at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru March 1  |  tickets: $20-$22   |  more info
       
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January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Motortown (Steep Theatre)

Alex Gillmor, Joel Reitsma and Kendra Thulin star in Steep Theatre's "Motortown" by Simon Stephens, directed by Robin Witt. (photo credit: Lee Miller)        
      
Motortown

Written by Simon Stephens  
Directed by Robin Witt
at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $20-$22   |  more info
       
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October 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More