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Review: Mary Page Marlowe (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Carrie Coon as Mary Page in Mary Page Marlowe by Tracy Letts, Steppenwolf Theatre         
 

        
Mary Page Marlowe

Written by Tracy Letts
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru May 29  |  tix: $20-$89  | more info 
       
Half-price tickets are available  
    

April 11, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: American Buffalo (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Rudy Galvan and Richard Cotovsky in American Buffalo, Mary-Arrchie Theatre          
      
   

American Buffalo

Written by David Mamet
at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru Apr 17  |  tix: $20-$30   |  more info 
       
Half-price tickets available
    

February 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2015

 

Carmen Molina, Claudia DiBiccari, Mykele Callicutt, Paula Ramirez, Preston Tate Jr., Deanna Reed-Foster and James McGuire in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave".Scott Danielson, Garrett Lutz and George Toles star in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty".Laura Osnes as and Steven Pasquale star in Lyric Opera's "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein.John Mahoney and Audrey Francis in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Herd".Sarah Lynn Robinson, Anthony Whitaker and Greg Zawada in Porchlight's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form" by Steven Sondheim. Monica West, Kasey Foster and Emma Cadd in Lookingglass Theatre's "Moby Dick".Mariann Mayberry and Brittany Uomoleale star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Grand Concourse".Steve Haggard and Karen Janes Woditsch star in Writers Theatre's "Doubt: A Parable".Charli Williams , Anna Dauzvardis, Katrina D.  Richard, Brandon Greenhouse, and Kevin Patterson star in Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys".Bernard White and Nisi Sturgis in Goodman Theatre's "Disgraced".Rafael Davila and Bradley Smoak star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Bel Canto".Drury Lane Oakbrook presents "Billy Elliot: The Musical," music by Elton John.  Becca Savoy, Michael McKeough and Sandy Elias star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello".Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri star in Chicago Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.Matthew Sherbach and Armand Fields star in Northlight Theatre's "Charm".Brendan Connelly, Chris Schroeder and Brenda Scott Wlazlo star in Red Theater and Oracle Productions' "R + J: The Vineyard".Melanie Brezill and Patrick Budde star in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." Colte Julian as Curly and Allison Sill as Laurey in Paramount Theatre's "Oklahoma!". Mike Nussbaum stars in TimeLine Theatre's "The Price" by Arthur Miller. Eunice Woods stars in American Theater Company's "The Project(s)" by PJ Paparelli and Joshua Jaeger.Luce Metrius and Ashley Neil star in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Red Handed Otter." Kelsey Brennan and Greg Matthew Anderson star in Remy Bumppo's "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard.Johanna McKenzie Miller and Alex Goodrich star in Northlight Theatre's "Shining Lives," directed by Jessica Thebus.Brian Parry and Jacqueline Grandt star in Redtwist Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee.Eileen Niccolai and Daniela Colucci star in The Shattered Globe's "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams. , Shattered Globe Theatre, Brosilow

In a theater community as diverse and talented as Chicago’s, every aspect and genre of stage productions can be found throughout the city on a given week.  2015 was no exception to this fact, as one can see from our reviewers’ picks of the year’s greatest and most memorable works.

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December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ibsen’s Ghosts (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Gage Wallace stars as Oswald in Mary-Arrchie's "Ibsen's Ghosts," adapted and directed by Greg Allen. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)         
      
Ibsen’s Ghosts 

Adapted, Directed by Greg Allen
at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tix: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Review: The Coward (Stage Left Theatre)

Kate Black-Spence as Isabelle and Brian Plocharcyzk as Lucidus in Stage Left Theatre's "The Coward" by Nick Jones, directed by Vance Smith. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
The Coward

Written by Nick Jones 
Directed by Vance Smith 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hellish Half-Light – Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Lauren Guglielmello and Molly Fisher star in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Hellish Half-Light: Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett," directed by Jennifer Markowitz. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)       
      
Hellish Half-Light:
Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett

Written by Samuel Beckett 
Directed by Jennifer Markowitz  
at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. (map)
thru Aug 30  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More