Tag: Tracy Walsh

Review: Beyond Caring (Lookingglass Theatre)

J. Nicole Brooks and Edwin Lee Gibson star as Tracy and Phil in Beyond Caring, Lookingglass Theatre          
      
  

Beyond Caring

Written and Directed by Alexander Zeldin
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru May 7  |  tix: $40-$75  |  more info
       
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April 8, 2017 | 1 Comment More

Review: Electra (Court Theatre)

Emjoy Gavino and Kate Fry in Electra, Court Theatre           
      
  

Electra

Written by Sophocles
Translated by Nicholas Rudall 
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Dec 11  |  tix: $46-$68  |  more info
       
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December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Blood Wedding (Lookingglass Theatre)

Kareem Bandealy and Helen Sadler in Blood Wedding, Lookingglass Theatre         
 
         
Blood Wedding

Written by Federico Garcia Lorca
Translated by Michael Dewell, Carmen Zapata
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Apr 24  |  tix: $40-$75  |  more info
       
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April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Agamemnon (Court Theatre)

Sandra Marquez stars as Clytemnestra in Court Theatre's "Agamemnon" by Aeschylus, translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)         
      
Agamemnon 

Written by Aeschylus
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Dec 6 |  tix: $45-$65  | more info
       
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November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The North China Lover (Lookingglass Theatre)

Rae Gray and Deanna Dunagan star in Lookingglass Theatre's "The North China Lover", adapted and directed by Heidi Stillman from the book by Marguerite Davis.  (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
The North China Lover 

From book by Marguerite Duras
Translation by Leigh Hafrey
Adapted and Directed by Heidi Stillman  
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Nov 10  |  tickets: $36-$70   |  more info
       
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October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Still Alice (Lookingglass Theatre)

Eva Barr and Cliff Chamberlain star in Lookingglass Theatre's "Still Alice", adapted and directed by Christine Mary Dunford. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Still Alice

Adapted and Directed by Christine Mary Dunford
Based on the novel by Lisa Genova
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru May 19  |  tickets: $36-$70   |  more info
       
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April 21, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Lookingglass Theatre’s “Our Town” – starring David Schwimmer – the rave reviews are in!

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Check out the Looking Glass Theatre‘s “Our Town” cast photo gallery at ChicagoTribune.com, starring David SchwimmerOur Town plays at the downtown theatre through April 5th.  Info and tickets here.

UPDATE – REVIEWS

Hedy Weiss of the Chicago Sun-Times: Apart from its (“trussed up”) set, the Lookingglass “Our Town” — co-directed by Anna D. Shapiro and Jessica Thebus and featuring 13 members of the close-knit ensemble — is a fairly straightforward, gently elegiac interpretation of the play.   (Entire review here). Rating: Recommended

Michael J. Roberts at ChicagoPride.comLookingglass gives us an older but wiser ‘Our Town’.  It is in the third act, however,that Shapiro and Thebus strike gold with the Lookingglass actors and where the casting choice of using older actors to play George and Emily……there is a gravitas that can only come with the experience of life. Moreover, the final moments with Schwimmer collapsing on his wife’s tombstone left nary a dry eye in the house, including mine.  (Entire review here.)

(Catey Sullivan at Examiner.com: ‘Our Town’ a staggering take on a timeless drama (Entire review here)

Chris Jones at his Chicago Tribune theater blog The Theater Loop: Iconic play mirrors Lookingglass’ Journey…Schwimmer the emotional core of ‘Our Town’ in search of a small town. (Entire review here.)  Rating: «««

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Cast of “Our Town”.  More pics here.

Tribune photo by E. Jason Wambsgans / February 5, 2009

From YouTube: Meet the cast of “Our Town”. 

In this video: David Schwimmer, Joey Slotnick, David Catlin, David Kersnar, Laura Eason, Thomas J Cox, Andy White, Heidi Stillman, Raymond Fox, Patia Bartlett, Philip R Smith, Tracy Walsh, Louise Lamson and Kevin Douglas

More Lookingglass Theatre YouTube videos here.

 

February 28, 2009 | 2 Comments More