Tag: Sean McNeely

Review: Sweeney Todd (Paramount Theatre)

Paul-Jordan Jansen stars as Sweeney Todd, Paramount Theatre 2           
      

Sweeney Todd

By Stephen Sondheim (music, lyrics)
    and Hugh Wheeler (book)
Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru March 19  |  tix: $44-$59  |  more info
       
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March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mamma Mia! (Paramount Theatre)

Amy Montgomery as Donna in Mamma Mia, Paramount Theatre Aurora           
   

Mamma Mia!

By Catherine Johnson (book)
   Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus (score)
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Oct 30  |  tix: $44-$59  |  more info
       
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September 14, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: The SpongeBob Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Nickelodeon and Broadway in Chicago's "The SpongeBob Musical" at the Oriental Theatre.          
      

   
The SpongeBob Musical 

Conceived by Tina Landau, Kyle Jarrow
Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru July 10  |  tix: $33-$100  |  more info
       
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June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Matilda the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Matilda

Mia Sinclair Jenness
Bryce Ryness

 Jenness, and Ryness will be joined by fellow principal cast members Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Quinn Mattfeld (Mr. Wormwood) and Cassie Silva (Mrs. Wormwood).

The ensemble will include Cal Alexander, Kayla Amistad, Cameron Burke, Brittany Conigatti, Michael Fatica, Wesley Faucher, John Michael Fiumara, Camden Gonzales, Shonica Gooden, Evan Gray, Cassidy Hagel, Meliki Hurd, Michael D. Jablonski, Luke Kolbe Mannikus, Stephanie Martignetti, Megan McGuff, Ora Jones, Justin Packard, Serena Quadrato, Aristotle Rock, Jaquez Andre Sims, Ian Michael Stuart, Danny Tieger, Kaci Walfall, Natalie Wisdom and Darius Wright.         
   
        
Matilda the Musical

By Tim Minchin (music & lyrics) 
    and Dennis Kelly (book)
Based on the novel by Roald Dahl
Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $33-$90  |  more info
       
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April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: If/Then (Broadway in Chicago)

If/Then
Winspear Opera House

Jackie Burns
Tamyra Gray
Anthony Rapp
Matthew Hydzik

Production Credits:
Michael Greif (Direction)
Larry Keigwin (Choreography)
Mark Wendland (Scenic Design)
Emily Rebholz (Costume Design)
Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design)
Brian Ronana (Sound Design)
Carmel Dean (Musical Direction)
Tom Kitt and Michael Starobin (Orchestrations)

Other Credits:
Lyrics by: Brian Yorkey
Music by: Tom Kitt
Book by Brian Yorkey
- See more at: http://playbill.com/events/event_detail/if-then-at-winspear-opera-house-360274#sthash.EEdmyT5i.dpuf

          
      
   

If/Then

Written by Tom Kitt (music)
  and Brian Yorkey (book, lyrics)
Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru Mar 6  |  tix: $25-$98  | more info 
        
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March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ride the Cyclone (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Emily Rohm and Karl Hamilton star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Ride the Cyclone" by Jacob Richman and Brooke Maxwell, directed by Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
      
Ride the Cyclone 

Book/Music/Lyrics by Jacob Richman
     and Brooke Maxwell
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 15  |  tix: $30-$48  | more info
       
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October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Brigadoon (Goodman Theatre)

Olivia Renteria, Roger Mueller and Jordan Brown star in Goodman Theatre's triumphant "Brigadoon" by Lerner and Loewe, directed by Rachel Rockwell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Brigadoon

Written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe 
Revised book by Brian Hill
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $25-$97   |  more info
       
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July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Signs of Life (Snap-Two Productions)

Matt Edmonds and Megan Long star in Snap-Two Productions' "Signs of Life" by Joel Derfner, Len Schiff and Peter  Ullian, directed by Lisa Portes. (photo by Michael Brosilow)        
      
Signs of Life

Music by Joel Derfner, Lyrics by Len Schiff 
Book by Peter Ullian
Directed by Lisa Portes
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Oct 27  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments More