Tag: Samuel Taylor

Review: Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth (Lookingglass Theatre)

Samuel Taylor and Lindsey Noel Whiting star in Mr. and Mrs. Pennworth, Lookingglass 4           
      
  

Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth 

Written & Directed by Doug Hara
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tix: $40-$75  |  more info
       
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January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments 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: Thaddeus and Slocum (Lookingglass Theatre)

Monica Raymund and Travis Turner star in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass Theatre           
      
  

Thaddeus and Slocum

Written by Kevin Douglas
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Aug 14  |  tix: $40-$75  |  more info
       
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June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Henry V (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Harry Judge stars as Henry in Chicago Shakespeare's "Henry V" by William Shakespeare, directed by Christopher Luscombe. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Christopher Luscombe  
at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Henry VIII (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Ora Jones, Gergory Wooddell, Scott Jaeck, David Darlow in Henry VIII at Chicago Shakespeare       
      
Henry VIII 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 16  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Julius Caesar (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

David Darlow in Julius Caesar, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

       
       
Julius Caesar 

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Jonathan Munby  
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: The School for Lies (Chicago Shakespeare)

Ben Carlson (Frank) and Deborah Hay (Celimene) dance a love tango in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s "The School for Lies," directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and written by David Ives, adapted from Molière’s The Misanthrope.  (photo credit: Liz Lauren)

       
       
The School for Lies 

Written by David Ives 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 20  |  tickets: $58-$78   |  more info
       
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December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Timon of Athens (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Ian McDiarmid (center) as Timon, along with the cast, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
Timon of Athens 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 10  |  tickets: $44-$75   |  more info
       
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May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments More