Tag: Seth Bockley

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: Caught (Sideshow Theatre)

Ben Chang, Ann James and Bob Kruse in Caught by Christopher Chen, Sideshow Theatre          
      

  
Caught 

Written by Christopher Chen 
at Richard Christiansen Theater
  2433 N. Lincoln Ave. (map)
thru July 3  |  tix: $20-$30  |  more info
       
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June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: 2666 (Goodman Theatre)

Janet Ulrich Brooks and Mark L. Montgomery in 2666 Parv V, Goodman Theatre          
      
   

2666

Adapted by Robert Falls, Seth Bockley
  from novel by Roberto Bolaño 
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Mar 13  |  tix: $20-$45 | more info
       
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March 10, 2016 | 2 Comments More

Review: hamlet is dead. no gravity (Red Tape Theatre)

Alex Stage stars as Mani in Red Tape Theatre's "hamlet is dead. no gravity" by Ewald Palmetshofer, directed by Seth Bockley. (photo credit: Austin D. Oie)        
      
hamlet is dead.
    no gravity

Written by Ewald Palmetshofer
Translated by Neil Blackadder
Directed by Seth Bockley  
at Red Tape Theatre, 621 W. Belmont (map)
thru Feb 22  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Winter Pageant (Redmoon Theatre, 2013)

Yana Atim stars in Redmoon Theatre's "Winter Pageant," directed by John Musical with Will Bishop, choreographed by Pranita Jain. (photo credit: Al Zayed)        
      

Winter Pageant

Directed by John Musial with Will Bishop
Choreographed by Pranita Jain
at Redmoon, 2120 S. Jefferson (map)
thru Dec 22  |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info
       
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December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Elephant and the Whale (Chicago Children’s Theatre and Redmoon Theatre)

Kasey Foster, Becky Poole and Kurt Brocker star in the world premiere of "The Elephant and the Whale", produced by Chicago Children's Theatre and Redmoon Theatre, written by Seth Bockley and Kevin O'Donnell. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
       
The Elephant
          and the Whale
  

Script and Lyrics by Seth Bockley
Music by Kevin O’Donnell  
Directed by Leslie B. Danzig & Frank Maugeri
Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru May 26  |  tickets: $25-$36   |  more info
       
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April 21, 2013 | 4 Comments More

Review: Failure: A Love Story (Victory Gardens Theater)

Baize Buzan and Matt Fletcher star in Victory Garden's "Failure: A Love Story" by Philip Dawkins, directed by Seth Bockley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Failure: A Love Story 

Written by Philip Dawkins
Directed by Seth Bockley
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tickets: $35-$50   |  more info
       
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December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Goodman Theatre’s New Stages: Ask Aunt Susan

Andy Carey (Aunt Susan) in Seth Bockley’s Ask Aunt Susan, directed by Joanie Schutlz.       
      
Ask Aunt Susan 

Written by Seth Bockley
Directed by Joanie Schultz 
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info

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November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More