Tag: Rivendell Theatre

Review: Alias Grace (Rivendell Theatre)

Ashley Neal and Steve Haggard star as Grace Marks and Simon Jordan in Alias Grace, Rivendell Theatre            
      

  

Alias Grace

Adapted by Jennifer Blackmer
  from novel by Margaret Atwood
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Nov 4  |  tix: $38  |  more info
       
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September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: They’re Playing Our Song (Brown Paper Box Co.)

Dan Gold and Carmen Risi star as Vernon and Sonia in They're Playing Our Song, Brown Paper Box Co            
      

   

They’re Playing Our Song
 
Marvin Hamlisch (music), Neil Simon (book)
   and Carole Bayer Sager (lyrics)
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Aug 20  |  tix: $27  |  more info
       
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July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Winter (Rivendell Theatre)

Barbara E. Robertson and Steve Haggard star as Annis and Evan in Winter, Rivendell Theatre           
      
   

Winter

Written by Julie Jensen
Rivendell Theatre 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Feb 18  |  tix: $38  |  more info
       
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January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Productions of 2016

 

Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda at PrivateBank Theatre, Broadway in Chicago 3Brenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232The Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre 27Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell TheatreMichael Holding by Laura Wade in Posh, Steep Theatre GGMaria Velazquez in Library from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Cecelia Wingate and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope Theatre (Joel Maisonet)Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin Jackson

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2016 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – from the largest equity houses and dance companies to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the hundreds of productions that we reviewed this past year, here are our picks, in alphabetical order, for the best 10 productions of 2016. Bravo to all!!  

See our picks below the fold

     
January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Now. Here. This. (Brown Paper Box Co.)

Nick Shoda  and Neala Barron in Now Here This, Brown Paper Box           
 
          
Now. Here. This. 

By Jeff Bowen (music, lyrics)
and Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell (book)
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Aug 21  |  tix: $25   |  more info
       
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July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dry Land (Rivendell Theatre)

Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell Theatre          
       

   
Dry Land

Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru May 28  |  tix: $35   |  more info
       
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May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Orchestra (Akvavit Theatre)

Josiah Kumpost, Jim Poole, Ryan David Heywood, Steven Herson and Tony St. Clair star in Akvavit Theatre's "The Orchestra" by Okko Leo, directed by Brad Akin. (photo credit: Sooz Main)         
      
The Orchestra

Written by Okko Leo
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $15-$20  |  more info
       
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December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: [title of show] (The Brown Paper Box Company)

Matt Frye stars as Hunter in The Brown Paper Box Co's "title of show" by Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell, directed by M. William Panek. (photo credit: C.B. Lindsey)    

         
      
[title of show]

Written by Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell
Directed by M. William Panek
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Aug 16  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More