Tag: The Gift Theatre

Review: Unseen (The Gift Theatre)

Ashley Agbay and Brittany Burch star as Derya and Mia in Unseen, Gift Theatre           
      
  

Unseen

Written by Mona Mansour
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru April 9  |  tix: $30-$40  |  more info
       
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March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments More

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: A Life Extra Ordinary (The Gift Theatre)

Cyd Blakewell stars as Annabel in A Life Extra Ordinary by Melissa Ross at Gift Theatre           
   

A Life Extra Ordinary

Written by Melissa Ross
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tix: $35  |  more info
       
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October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Richard III (The Gift Theatre)

Olivia Cygan and Michael Patrick Thornton in Richard III by William Shakespeare, The Gift Theatre          
      
   

Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare 
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru May 1  |  tix: $30-$40 | more info
       
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March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bethany (The Gift Theatre)

James D. Farruggio and Hillary Clemens star in The Gift Theatre's "Bethany" by Laura Marks, directed by Marti Lyons. (photo credit: Claire Demos)        
      
Bethany

Written by Laura Marks  
Directed by Marti Lyons
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Broadsword – A Heavy Metal Play (The Gift Theatre)

John Gawlik stars as Tony in The Gift Theatre's "Broadsword" by Marco Ramirez, directed by Keira Fromm. (photo credit: Joshua Longbrake)        
      
Broadsword:
    A Heavy Metal Play

Written by Marco Ramirez
Directed by Keira Fromm
at The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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October 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Chicago Fringe Festival 2013 reviews: Not Another Teen Solo Show, Men and Dogs, Phenomena

Kevin Holladay, starring in "The King & I: A Hunk of Burning Love", part of the Chicago Fringe Festival 2013, poses in his usual garb in front of Chicago's Bean.        
       
Chicago Fringe Festival 2013 

Founded by Vinnie Lacey and Sarah Mikayla Brown
at Fringe Central, 4780 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Sept 8  |  tickets: $10  |  more info   
     
         
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September 2, 2013 | 2 Comments More

Review: Vigils (The Gift Theatre)

Jay Worthington as Soul and James D. Farruggio as Body in The Gift Theatre's "Vigils" by Noah Haidle, directed by Erica Weiss. (photo credit: Joshua Longbrake)        
       
Vigils

Written by Noah Haidle
Directed by Erica Weiss
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru April 21  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More