Tag: Ron OJ Parson

Review: Sunset Baby (TimeLine Theatre)

AnJi White and Phillip Edward Van Lear star in TimeLine Theatre's "Sunset Baby" by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch)          
      
   

Sunset Baby

Written by Dominique Morisseau
TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru April 10  |  tix: $38-$51   |  more info
       
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January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Gem of the Ocean (Court Theatre)

Tyla Abercrumbie and Jerod Haynes star in Court Theatre's "Gem of the Ocean" by August Wilson, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)       
      

 

Gem of the Ocean 

Written by August Wilson
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Oct 11 | tix: $45-$65 | more info 
      
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September 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Seven Guitars (Court Theatre)

Kelvin Roston Jr. and Ebony Wimbs star in Court Theatre's "Seven Guitars" by August Wilson, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Seven Guitars

Written by August Wilson 
Directed by Ron OJ Parson 
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Feb 16  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2013

Karl Hamilton and Mark David Kaplan in Chicago Children's Theater's "A Year with Frog and Toad" by Robert and William Reale, directed by Henry Godinez. (photo credit: Charles Osgood) Greta Oglesby and Toni Martin in TimeLine Theatre's "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch) Hans Fleischmann stars as Tom in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz) Jackson Doran, GQ, JQ and Postell Pringle in Chicago Shakespeare's "Othello: The Remix," created and directed by the Q Brothers. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Kenesha Reed, Genesis Salamanca, Angelina Llongueras, Lindsey Scalise, Hisako Sugeta and Danielle Nicholas star in Her Story Theater's "Shadow Town," written and directed by Mary Bonnett. (photo credit: Katie Herst)
Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" starred Kelly Owens Rodman, Michael Sherwin and Frank Pete star in Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, directed by Steve Scott. (phtoo credit: Kimberly Loughlin) Manny Buckley, Tyshaun Lang, Keith Neagle, McKenzie Chinn, Lucy Sandy, Marjie Southerland and Morgan McNaugh in Pavement Group's "Harry and the Thief" by Sigrid Gilmer, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. (photo credit: Brittany Barnes) Shavac Prakash and Scott Baity, Jr star in Collaboraction's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," conceived and directed by Anthony Moseley. (photo credit: Cesario Moza) Daniel Strauss and Lauren Lopez star as El-Fayoumy and Mother Theresa in Judas Redux and Starkid's "Last Days of Judas Iscariot" by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Julia Albain. Callie Johnson, Rod Thomas, Susan McMongale and Josh Tolle in Drury Lane Theatre's "Next to Normal," directed by William Osetek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)

 

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2013 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – the largest equity houses to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the 600+ productions that we reviewed in 2013, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!   (note: for the 3rd year in a row, we’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions!)

See our picks below the fold

     
December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Detroit ’67 (Northlight Theatre)

Tyla Abercrumbie and Kelvin Rolston, Jr. star in Northlight Theatre's "Detroit '67" by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Detroit ‘67

Written by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Ron OJ Parson 
North Shore Center, Skokie (map)
thru Dec 15  |  tickets: $25-$75   |  more info
       
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November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Mountaintop (Court Theatre)

David Alan Anderson and Lisa Beasley star as Camae and Martin Luther King in Court Theatre's "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo by Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Mountaintop

Written by Katori Hall
Directed by Ron OJ Parson 
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Oct 13  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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September 16, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: A Raisin in the Sun (TimeLine Theatre)

Greta Oglesby and Toni Martin in Raisin in the Sun, TimeLine Theatre        
      
A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru Nov 17  |  tickets: $35-$48   |  more info
       
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August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Jitney (Court Theatre)

Allen Gilmore and Alfred H. Wilson star in Court Theatre's "Jitney" by August Wilson, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Jitney 

Written by August Wilson 
Directed by Ron OJ Parson 
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Oct 14  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More