Tag: Lili-Anne Brown

Review: The Wiz (Kokandy Productions)

Gilbert Domally, Chuckie Benson, Sydney Charles and Steven Perkins star in The Wiz, Kokandy           
      
  

The Wiz
 
By William F. Brown (book) and
   Charlie Smalls (music & lyrics)
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Apr 23  |  tix: $33-$38  |  more info
       
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April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Xanadu (American Theater Company)

Jim DeSelm and Landree Fleming in Xanadu, American Theater Company (Michael Brosilow)          
      

   
Xanadu 

Music/Lyrics by Jeff Lynne, John Farrar
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
American Theater Co, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru July 17  |  tix: $45-$58   |  more info
       
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June 9, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Jabari Dreams of Freedom (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

13-year-old Cameron A. Goode (left) plays Jabari, whose dreams take him back to 1963 Birmingham, Alabama to meet members of the Birmingham Children’s Brigade (Leslie Ann Sheppard and Patrick Agada) in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s world premiere of Jabari Dreams of Freedom by Nambi E. Kelley. Performances are April 5-May 1 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (Note: Cameron A. Goode alternates with another 13-year-old, Philip Cusic, as the title character in Jabari Dreams of Freedom.) Tickets: chicagochildrenstheatre.org or (872) 222-9555. Photo credit: Charles Osgood

 

 
 

 
          

           
Jabari Dreams of Freedom

Written by Nambi E. Kelley
Ruth Page Arts Ctr, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru May 1  |  tix: $10-$39  |  more info
       
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April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Othello (Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 2016)

James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre         
   

      
Othello

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
       
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March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Wild Party (Bailiwick Chicago)

Danni Smith and Matthew Keffer star in Bailiwick Chicago's "The Wild Party," directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Wild Party

By Michael John LaChuisa (music, lyrics, book)
   and George C. Wolfe (book)
Directed and Choreographed by Brenda Didier  
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Nov 1  |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dessa Rose (Bailiwick Chicago)

Harmony France and Jayson Brooks star in Bailiwick Chicago's "Dessa Rose" by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Dessa Rose

Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown  
Richard Christiansen Thtr, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru April 5  |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Second City Guide to the Opera (Second City and Lyric Opera of Chicago)

A sketch from the "Second City Guide to the Opera" by Jesse Case, Kate James and Timothy Sniffen, directed by Billy Bungeroth, performed onstage at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
       
The Second City
      Guide to the Opera
 

Written by Jesse Case, Kate James 
      and Timothy Sniffen
Directed by Billy Bungeroth  
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru June 30  |  tickets: $35-$45   |  more info
       
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June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: See What I Wanna See (Bailiwick Chicago, Garage Rep 2013)

Danni Smith (front) and Peter Oyloe (back) in Bailiwick Chicago’s "See What I Wanna See" with words and music by Michael John LaChiusa, directed by Lili-Anne Brown and music direction by James Morehead, presented as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Garage Rep 2013. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
See What I Wanna See

Words and Music by Michael John LaChiusa
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown  
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 21  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More