Tag: Shannon Cochran

Review: The Christians (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Jacqueline Williams, Mary-Margaret Roberts, Tom Irwin, Jazelle Morriss and Faith Howard in The Christians           

The Christians

Written by Lucas Hnath
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Jan 29  |  tix: $20-$89  |  more info
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January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Cabaret (Broadway in Chicago)

Andrea Goss as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Broadway Chicago          


By John Kander (music), Fred Ebb (lyrics)
    and Joe Masteroff (book)
PrivateBank Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru Feb 21  |  tix: $25-$108  | more info
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February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Fallen Angels (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Eliza Stoughton and Emjoy Gavino star in Remy Bumppo's "Fallen Angels" by Noël Coward, directed by Shannon Cochran. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)          

Fallen Angels  

Written by Noël Coward
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $42-$52   |  more info
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December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Dance of Death (Writers Theatre)

Shannon Cochran and Philip Earl Johnson star in Writers Theatre's "The Dance of Death" by August Strindberg, adapted by Conor McPherson, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
The Dance of Death

Written by August Strindberg
Adapted by Conor McPherson  
Directed by Henry Wishcamper  
Writers Theatre, 644 Vernon, Glencoe (map)
thru Aug 3  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
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April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2012

Taking into account the nearly 700 productions that we reviewed in 2012, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!  (FYI: We’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions here)

Mary Beth Fisher and Rob Lindley star in Court Theatre's "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, directed by Charles Newell. Molly Regan, Lusia Strus and Mariann Mayberry star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by K. Todd Freman. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Rania Salem Manganaro stars in The Inconveniences' "Hit The Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Borque) Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane star in Goodman Theatre's "The Iceman Cometh" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Brandon Dahlquist, Shannon Cochran and Jonathan Weir star in Writers' Theatre's "A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)
Adam Poss and Madrid St. Angelo star in star in Victory Gardens' "Oedipus el Rey" by Luis Alfaro, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Chiara Mangiameli and Rick Bayless star in Lookingglass Theatre's "Rick Bayless in Cascabel" by Heidi Stillman and Tony Hernandez and Rick Bayless. (photo credit: Sean Williams) Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Show Boat", conducted by John DeMain, directed by Francesca Zambrello. (photo credit: Robert Kusel) Jason Danieley as George and Carmen Cusack as Dot, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Richard Cotovsky and Preston Tate Jr. star in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Superior Donuts" by Tracy Letts.  (photo credit: Greg Rothman)


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January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hamlet (Writers’ Theatre)

Scott Parkinson (Hamlet), Shannon Cochran (Gertrude) and Michael Canavan (Claudius) in Writers' Theatre's "Hamlet", directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Michael Halberstam 
at Writers’ Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Nov 11  |  tickets: $   |  more info
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September 21, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: A Little Night Music (Writers’ Theatre)

Shannon Cochran as Desiree Arnfeldt, Little Night Music, Writers Theatre Glencoe       
A Little Night Music 

Written by Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) 
      and Hugh Wheeler (book)
Directed by William Brown 
at Writers’ Theatre, Glencoe  (map)
thru July 8 July 22  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
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May 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More