Tag: Ninah Snipes

Review: Trevor the Musical (Writers Theatre)

Eli Tokash and Salisha Thomas star as Trevor and Diana Ross in Trevor the Musical, Writers Theatre             

Written by Dan Collins (book/lyrics)
   and Julianne Wick Davis (music)
Writers Theatre, Glencoe, IL (map)
thru Oct 8  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
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September 5, 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: Queenie Pie (Chicago Opera Theater)

Karen Marie Richardson stars as Queenie Pie in Chicago Opera Theater's "Queenie Pie" by Duke Ellington, directed by Ken Roht, conducted by Jeff Lindberg. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
Queenie Pie

Adapted from Duke Ellington  
Directed and Choreographed by Ken Roht
Conducted by Jeff Lindberg
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $35-$150   |  more info
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February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Color Purple (Mercury Theater)

Evan Martin and Ninah Snipes star in Mercury Theater's "The Color Purple" by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Steven Bray and Marsha Norman; directed by L. Walter Stearns. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
The Color Purple 

Music/Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis
and Stephen Bray; Book by Marsha Norman 
Directed by L. Walter Stearns
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Oct 27 Nov 10  tickets: $25-$59  | more info
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September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: One Name Only (Black Ensemble Theater)

Jessica Moore, Ninah Snipes, Lisa Beasley and Ta-Tynisa Wilson star in Black Ensemble Theater's "One Name Only", written and directed by Rueben Echoles. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
One Name Only 

Written and Directed by Rueben D. Echoles  
BET Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Nov 11  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
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October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More