Tag: Maggie Cain

Review: The Consultant (Signal Ensemble Theatre)

Joe McCauley and Courtney Jones star in Signal Ensemble Theatre's "The Consultant" by Heidi Schreck, directed by Ronan Marra. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)          
      
  

The Consultant

Written by Heidi Schreck
Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru Feb 20  |  tix: $23   |  more info
       
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January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Men Should Weep (Griffin Theatre)

Lori Myers and Ada Grey star in Griffin Theatre's "Men Should Weep" by Ena Lamont Stewart, directed by Robin Witt. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Men Should Weep

Written by Ena Lamont Stewart
Directed by Robin Witt
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 10  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Good Boys and True (Raven Theatre)

Karl Potthoff and Maggie Cain star in Raven Theatre's "Good Boys and True" by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by Cody Estle. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
Good Boys and True

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Directed by Cody Estle 
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru May 3  |  tickets: $15-$36   |  more info
       
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March 30, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2013

Karl Hamilton and Mark David Kaplan in Chicago Children's Theater's "A Year with Frog and Toad" by Robert and William Reale, directed by Henry Godinez. (photo credit: Charles Osgood) Greta Oglesby and Toni Martin in TimeLine Theatre's "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch) Hans Fleischmann stars as Tom in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz) Jackson Doran, GQ, JQ and Postell Pringle in Chicago Shakespeare's "Othello: The Remix," created and directed by the Q Brothers. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Kenesha Reed, Genesis Salamanca, Angelina Llongueras, Lindsey Scalise, Hisako Sugeta and Danielle Nicholas star in Her Story Theater's "Shadow Town," written and directed by Mary Bonnett. (photo credit: Katie Herst)
Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" starred Kelly Owens Rodman, Michael Sherwin and Frank Pete star in Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, directed by Steve Scott. (phtoo credit: Kimberly Loughlin) Manny Buckley, Tyshaun Lang, Keith Neagle, McKenzie Chinn, Lucy Sandy, Marjie Southerland and Morgan McNaugh in Pavement Group's "Harry and the Thief" by Sigrid Gilmer, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. (photo credit: Brittany Barnes) Shavac Prakash and Scott Baity, Jr star in Collaboraction's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," conceived and directed by Anthony Moseley. (photo credit: Cesario Moza) Daniel Strauss and Lauren Lopez star as El-Fayoumy and Mother Theresa in Judas Redux and Starkid's "Last Days of Judas Iscariot" by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Julia Albain. Callie Johnson, Rod Thomas, Susan McMongale and Josh Tolle in Drury Lane Theatre's "Next to Normal," directed by William Osetek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)

 

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2013 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – the largest equity houses to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the 600+ productions that we reviewed in 2013, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!   (note: for the 3rd year in a row, we’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions!)

See our picks below the fold

     
December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Glass Menagerie (Mary-Arrchie Theatre Chicago)

Joanne Dubach as Laura in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
       
The Glass Menagerie 

Written by Tennessee Williams 
Directed by Hans Fleischmann
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Aug 25  |  tickets: $32-$37   |  more info
       
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June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Glass Menagerie (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Hans Fleischmann directs and stars in Mary-Arrchie's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Fred Bledsoe Photography)        
       
The Glass Menagerie 

Written by Tennessee Williams 
Directed by Hans Fleischmann
Angel Island Theatre, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru Jan20 Feb 17  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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December 18, 2012 | 3 Comments More

Review: Moment (Steep Theatre)

Carey Lee Burton, Josh Odor and Maggie Cain in Steep Theatre's "Moment" by Deirdre Kinahan, directed by Jonathan Berry (photo credit: Lee Miller)        
       
Moment 

Written by Deirdre Kinahan
Directed by Jonathan Berry 
at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: $22-$25   |  more info
       
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July 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Kin (Griffin Theatre)

Shane Kenyon and Rani Waterman, in a scene from Griffin Theatre's "Kin" by Bathsheba Doran, directed by Jess McLeod.       
      
Kin

Written by Bathsheba Doran  
Directed by Jess McLeod
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru June 10  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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May 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More