Tag: Matthew Keffer

Review: Hair (Mercury Theater Chicago)

Michelle Lauto and ensemble in Hair, Mercury Theater Chicago            
          

Hair

Music by Galt MacDermot 
Book/Lyrics by Gerome Ragni, James Rado
Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Sept 24  |  tix: $30-$65  |  more info
       
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August 10, 2017 | 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: The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes (Mercury Theater Chicago)

Nick Sandys stars as Sherlock Holmes in Mercury Theater's "The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes" by Julie Shannon, Michael Mahler and John Reeger, directed by Warner Crocker. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)          
      
   

The Man Who Murdered
   Sherlock Holmes

By Julie Shannon, Michael Mahler
    and John Reeger
Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru March 20  |  tix: $25-$65  |  more info
       
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February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Side Show (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Colleen Fee and Britt-Marie Sivertsen star in Porchlight Music Theatre's "Side Show" by Henry Krieger and Bill Russell, directed by Michael Weber. (photo credit: Anthony Robert LaPenna)      
      
Side Show 

Written by Henry Krieger (music)
  and Bill Russell (book, lyrics)
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Oct 25 | tix: $39-$45 | more info
       
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September 23, 2015 | 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: Juno (TimeLine Theatre)

Marya Grandy and Emily Glick star in TimeLine Theatre's "Juno" by Marc Blitzstein and Joseph Stein, directed by Nick Bowling. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch)        
      
Juno

Music and Lyrics by Marc Blitzstein  
Book by Joseph Stein 
Directed by Nick Bowling
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru July 27  |  tickets: $35-$48   |  more info
       
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June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Aspects of Love (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Rochelle Therrien and Kelli Harrington star in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "Aspects of Love" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: Adam Veness)        
       
Aspects of Love 

Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black
    and Charles Hart
Directed by Fred Anzevino
at No Exit Cabaret, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru April 21 May 19  tix: $30-$64   |  more info
       
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March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: State Street (City Lit Theatre)

City Lit Theatre's "State Street", by Kingsley Day and Philip LaZebnik, directed by Sheldon Patinkin (photo credit: Timmy Samuel)       
      
State Street 

Written by Kingsley Day and Philip LaZebnik
Directed by Sheldon Patinkin  
at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru June 24  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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June 10, 2012 | 1 Comment More