Tag: Tracy Letts

Review: Linda Vista (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Kahyun Kim and Ian Barford star as Minnie and Wheeler in Linda Vista, Steppenwolf           
      
  

Linda Vista

Written by Tracy Letts
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru May 21  |  tix: $20-$94  |  more info
       
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April 18, 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

     

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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Tug of War – Foreign Fire (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Once I Was a Soldier by Tim Buckley and Larry Beckett, Tug of War Foreign Fire          
      

    
Tug of War:
   Foreign Fire
 

Written by William Shakespeare 
Adapted/Directed by Barbara Gaines 
Chicago Shakespeare at Navy Pier (map)
thru June 12  |  tix: $85-$100  |  more info
       
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May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments More

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: No Wake (Route 66 Theatre)

Lia Mortensen and Stef Tovar in Route 66 Theatre's "No Wake" by William Donnelly, directed by Kimberly Senior. (photo credit: Brandon Dahlquist)          
      
   

No Wake

Written by William Donnelly
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Feb 27  |  tix: $20-$35  |  more info
       
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January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Hammer Trinity (The House Theatre of Chicago)

Krystal Worrell and John Henry Roberts in "The Excelsior King", part three of House Theatre's "The Hammer Trinity" by Nathan Allen and Chris Mathews, directed by Nathan Allen.  (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Hammer Trinity

Written by Nathan Allen and Chris Mathews
Directed by Nathan Allen
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru May 3  |  tickets: $30; $65   |  more info
       
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March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Crime and Punishment (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Ed Porter stars in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Crime and Punishment," adapted by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Richard Cotovsky. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Crime and Punishment

Adapted by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus
From novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Directed by Richard Cotovsky
at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru March 16  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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February 11, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Crownless King (House Theatre of Chicago)

Paige Collins, Christopher M. Walsh and Brandon Ruiter in The House Theatre's "The Crownless King" by Nathan Allen and Chris Matthews, directed by Nathan Allen. (photo by Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Crownless King

Written by Chris Matthews and Nathan Allen
Directed by Nathan Allen
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Oct 20  |  tickets: $20-$40   |  more info
       
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September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments More