Tag: Manny Buckley

Review: Love’s Labor’s Lost (Chicago Shakespeare, 2017)

Jennie Greenberry and Jennifer Latimore star in Love's Labor's Lost, Chicago Shakespeare           
      
  

Love’s Labor’s Lost

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 26  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
       
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March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: In the Heat of the Night (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Manny Buckley and Joseph Wiens in In the Heat of the Night, Shattered Globe Theatre          
 

          
In the Heat
   of the Night

Adapted by Matt Pelfrey
From novel by John Ball
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru June 5  |  tix: $33  |  more info
       
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May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Looking Over the President’s Shoulder (American Blues Theater)

Manny Buckley in Looking Over President's Shoulder, American Blues Theater 5          
      
   

Looking Over 
   the President’s Shoulder

Written by James Still
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 6  |  tix: $29-$38  | more info
       
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March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: 1984 (Steppenwolf for Young Adults)

Lance Baker and Adam Poss star in Steppenwolf for Young Adults' "1984," adapted by Andrew White, directed by Hallie Gordon. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)          
      
1984

Adapted by Andrew White
   from novel by George Orwell
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tix: $20  |  more info
       
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October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Qualms (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Karen Aldridge and David Pasquesi star as Regine and Roger in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Qualms" by Bruce Norris, directed by Pam MacKinnon. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Qualms

Written by Bruce Norris
Directed by Pam MacKinnon
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Aug 31  |  tickets: $20-$86   |  more info
       
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July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hit the Wall (The Inconvenience & Chicago Commercial Collective)

Daniel Desmarais stars in The Inconvenience and Chicago Commercial Collective's "Hit the Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Bourque)        
      
Hit the Wall

Written by Ike Holter   
Directed by Eric Hoff
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments 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: Hellcab (Profiles Theatre, 2013)

Megan Hickey and Paul Dillon star in Profiles Theatre's "Hellcab" by Will Kern, directed by Darrell W. Cox. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Hellcab

Written by Will Kern 
Directed by Darrell W. Cox
Profiles Theatre, 4139 N. Broadway (map)
thru Jan 12  |  tickets: $35-$40   |  more info
       
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November 16, 2013 | 8 Comments More