Tag: Tom McGrath

Review: Hamlet (Midsommer Flight)

Joe Sergio and Samual Cheeseman star as Laertes and Hamlet in Hamlet,  Midsommer (ZW)            




Written by William Shakespeare 
at various city parks (see schedule)
thru Aug 27  |  tix: FREE  |  more info   

July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Sundial (City Lit Theater)

Lauren Mangum and  Morgan McCabe star in The Sundial, City Lit Theater           

The Sundial

Adapted/Directed by Paul Edwards
From the novel by Shirley Jackson 
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $25-$29  |  more info
Check for half-price tickets   

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments More

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


See our picks below the fold

January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Once in a Lifetime (Strawdog Theatre)

Scott Danielson and Kat McDonnell in Once in a Lifetime          

Once in a Lifetime 

By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru June 11  |  tix: $28-$30   |  more info
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May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The House of Blue Leaves (Raven Theatre)

Sarah Hayes and Jon Steinhagen in House of Blue Leaves at Raven Theatre          

The House of Blue Leaves

Written by John Guare
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru June 18  |  tix: $42  |  more info
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April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: D.O.A. (Strawdog Theatre)

D.O.A. at Hugen Hall, Strawdog Theatre          


Adapted/Directed by Elizabeth Lovelady
at Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $15  |  more info 
Half-price tickets available     

March 16, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: In A Word (Strawdog Theatre)

Mary Winn Heider, John Ferrick and Gabe Franken in In A Word          

In A Word

Written by Lauren Yee
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru March 19  |  tix: $28   |  more info
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March 15, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Review: Estrella Cruz–the junkyard queen (Halcyon Theatre)

Allyce Torres in Estrella Cruz, Halcyon Theatre         

Estrella Cruz
  [the junkyard queen]

Written by Charise Castro Smith
Halcyon Theatre, 3253 W. Wilson (map)
thru Feb 27 |  tix: $0-$20  |  more info
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February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More