Tag: Terrence McNally

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016

  

Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’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.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232

     

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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mothers and Sons (Northlight Theatre)

Cindy Gold and Jeff Parker in Mothers and Sons, Northlight Theatre Skokie          
      
   

Mothers and Sons

Written by Terrence McNally 
North Shore Center for Performing Arts (map)
thru Feb 28  |  tix: $25-$79  | more info
       
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February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Lisbon Traviata (Eclipse Theatre)

Joe McCauley and JP Pierson star in Eclipse Theatre's "The Lisbon Traviata" by Terrence McNally, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Scott Dray)         
      
The Lisbon Traviata 

Written by Terrence McNally
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 13 | tix: $30  |  more info
       
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November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Perfect Ganesh (Eclipse Theatre)

Phil Higgins, Elaine Carlson, Jeannie Affelder and Michael Allen Harris star in Eclipse Theatre's " Perfect Ganesh" by Terrence McNally, directed by Steven Fedoruk. (photo credit: Scott Dray)   

       

     
      
A Perfect Ganesh

Written by Terrence McNally  
Directed by Steven Fedoruk
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Aug 23   |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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August 7, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Full Monty (Kokandy Productions)

Garrett Lutz stars as Jerry Lukowski in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty" by Terrence McNally and David Yazbek, directed by John D. Glover. (photo credit: Joshua Albanese Photography)       
      
The Full Monty 

Book by Terrence McNally 
Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek 
Directed by John D. Glover
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 12  |  tickets: $38   |  more info
       
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March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Some Men (Pride Films and Plays)

Edward Fraim and Nelson Rodriguez star in Pride Films and Plays' "Some Men" by Terrence McNally, directed by David Zak and Derek Van Barham. (photo credit: Alexa Ray Meyers)        
      
Some Men

Written by Terrence McNally  
Directed by David Zak and Derek Van Barham
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Sept 14  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ragtime (The Milwaukee Rep)

Josh Landay and Mallorey Wallace star in Milwaukee Rep's "Ragtime" by Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, directed by Mark Clements. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Ragtime

By Terrance McNally (book), Lynn Ahrens (lyrics)
  and Stephen Flaherty (music) 
Directed by Mark Clements
at Quadracci Powerhouse, Milwaukee (map)
thru Oct 27  |  tickets: $20-$85   |  more info
       
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October 19, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Master Class (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Kelli Harrington stars as Maria Callas in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "Master Class" by Terrence McNally, directed by Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: Adam Veness)        
      
Master Class

Written by Terrence McNally 
Directed by Fred Anzevino
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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October 15, 2013 | 1 Comment More