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Review: The Nether (A Red Orchid Theatre)

Maya Hlava and Guy Van Swearingen star in The Nether at A Red Orchid Theatre           
      
 

The Nether

Written by Jennifer Haley
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru March 12  |  tix: $30-$35  |  more info
       
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February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments More

2016 Equity Jeff Awards Announced

It’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. Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri in The Tempest, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Donica Lynn, Candace C. Edwards and Katherine Thomas in Dreamgirls

Now in its 48th Equity season, the Jeff Awards has been honoring Chicago’s outstanding theatre artists annually since it’s establishment in 1968.  The Jeff Awards Committee judged the 158 qualifying productions (opening between August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016) from 58 producing organizations.  Of these, 112 productions were “Jeff Recommended”, which made them eligible for award nominations. 

Below you will find a compilation of the distributed awards at the Jeff Award ceremony Monday, August 17. Congrats to all!!!

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Sender (A Red Orchid Theatre)

Steve Haggard as Lynx in Sender, A Red Orchid Theatre          
       

  
Sender

Written by Ike Holter
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru May 29  |  tix: $30-$35  | more info
       
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April 28, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Adding Machine (The Hypocrites)

Patrick Du Laney and Andres Enriquez in Adding Machine, Hypocrites Theatre         
      

   
Adding Machine 

Music by Joshua Schmidt
Book/Lyrics by Joshua Schmidt, Jason Loewith
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru May 15  |  tix: $28-$36  |  more info 
        
Half-price tickets are available
    

April 13, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Life of Galileo (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Kelsey Brennen in The Life of Galileo, Remy Bumppo Theatre          
  
        
The Life of Galileo

Written by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by David Hare
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 1  |  tix: $42-$57  | more info
       
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April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Santaland Diaries (Theater Wit, 2015)

Mitchell Fain stars as a Macy's elf in Theater Wit's "The Santaland Diaries" by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, and directed by Jeremy Wechsler. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)         
      
The Santaland Diaries 

Written by David Sedaris
Adapted by Joe Mantello
Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $24-$36  | more info
       
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November 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Both Your Houses (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Chris Amos and Eliza Stoughton star in Remy Bumppo Theatre's "Both Your Houses" by Maxwell Anderson, directed by James Bohnen. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Both Your Houses

Written by Maxwell Anderson
Directed by James Bohnen
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Nov 9   |  tickets: $47-$52   |  more info
       
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November 1, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Review: Mnemonic (Red Tape Theatre)

Pavi Proczko, David Cady Jr., Gage Wallace, Jake Szczepaniak, Robert Oakes and Chris Carr star in Red Tape Theatre's "Mnemonic" by Complicite, directed by Brandon Ray. (photo credit: Austin D. Oie)        
      
Mnemonic

Written by Complicite
Directed by Brandon Ray
DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More