Tag: Sarah E. Ross

Review: It’s A Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! (American Blues Theater, 2016)

Brandon Dahlquist and John Mohrlein star in It's A Wonderful Life, American Blues Thtr           
      

It’s a Wonderful Life:
   Live in Chicago!

Based on film by Frank Capra
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $19-$49  |  more info
       
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December 19, 2016 | 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: Next to Normal (BoHo Theatre)

Colette Todd and Gilbert Domally in Next to Normal, BoHo Theatre           
  

Next to Normal

By Brian Yorkey (book, lyrics)
    and Tom Kitt (music)
Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Oct 9  |  tix: $27-$30  |  more info
       
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September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Little Shop of Horrors (American Blues Theater)

Michael Mahler in Little Shop of Horrors, American Blues Theater, Johnny Knight          
      
   
Little Shop of Horrors 

By Howard Ashman (book, lyrics)
  and Alan Menken (music)
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru July 31  |  tix: $19-$49   |  more info
       
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May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Rainmaker (American Blues Theater)

Steve Key and Linsey Page Morton star in American Blues Theater's "The Rainmaker" by N. Richard Nash, directed by Edward Blatchford. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)      
      
The Rainmaker 

Written by N. Richard Nash
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Sept 27 | tix: $29-$39 | more info
       
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September 7, 2015 | 3 Comments More

Review: Hank Williams, Lost Highway (American Blues Theater, 2014)

Matthew Brumlow stars as Hank Williams in American Blues Theater's "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Hank Williams:
     Lost Highway

Written by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik
Music by Hank Williams  
Directed by Damon Kiely  
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Sept 28  |  tickets: $29-$49   |  more info
       
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August 18, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Rent (Paramount Theatre)

Andrew M. Mueller and Meghan Murphy star in Paramount Theatre's "Rent" by Jonathan Larson, directed by Jim Corti. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Rent

Written by Jonathan Larson  
Directed by  Jim Corti
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL  (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $37-$50   |  more info
       
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March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: 42nd Street (Paramount Theatre)

Tyler Hanes stars as Billy Lawlor in Paramount Theatre's "42nd Street," directed by Rachel Rockwell, music directed by Doug Peck. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
42nd Street

By Harry Warren (music), Al Dubin (lyrics),
   Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble (book),
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Feb 9  |  tickets: $37-$50   |  more info
       
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January 27, 2014 | 1 Comment More