Tag: Michael Dailey

Review: Straight White Men (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Madison Dirks and Ryan Hallahan star as Jake and Drew in Straight White Men, Steppenwolf           
      
  

Straight White Men

Written by Young Jean Lee
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Mar 19 Mar 26  tix: $20-$89  |  more info
       
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March 7, 2017 | 1 Comment 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

Review: Learning Curve (Albany Park Theater Project)

Maidenwena Alba in Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater Project, Third Rail Projects           
      
  

Learning Curve

Created by APTP and Third Rail Projects
Ellen Gates Starr HS, 3640 W. Wolfram (map)
thru Oct 15  Dec 17 tix: $40  |  more info
    
Waitlist at http://aptpchicago.org/waitlist
           
     

October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Once in a Lifetime (Strawdog Theatre)

Scott Danielson and Kat McDonnell in Once in a Lifetime          
 

         
Once in a Lifetime 

By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru June 11  |  tix: $28-$30   |  more info
       
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May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Don Giovanni (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Ana Maria Martinez and Mariusz Kwiecien star in Lyric Opera's "Don Giovani" by Wolfgang Mozart, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Don Giovanni

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
Directed by Robert Falls 
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Oct 29  |  tickets: $32-$244   |  more info
       
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October 24, 2014 | 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: Pontypool (Strawdog Theatre)

Jamie Vann stars as Grant Mazzy in Strawdog Theatre's "Pontypool" by Tony Burgess, directed by Anderson Lawfer. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)       
      
Pontypool 

Adapted by Tony Burgess 
Directed by Anderson Lawfer
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Feb 1  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Conversations on a Homecoming (Strawdog Theatre)

Adam Soule and Jeff Duhigg star in Strawdog Theatre's "Conversations on a Homecoming" by Tom Murphy, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Chris Ocken Photography)

       
       
Conversations on
      a Homecoming
 

Written by Tom Murphy  
Directed by Jonathan Berry 
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Sept 28  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More