Tag: Trap Door Theatre

Review: Regarding the Just (Trap Door Theatre)

Alžan Pelesić, David A. Holcombe and Antonio Brunetti star in Trap Door Theatre's "Regarding the Just," adapted by Pascal Collin and Nicolas Le Guével, directed by Valéry Warnotte. (photo credit: Heather Stumpf)        
      
Regarding the Just

Translated and Adapted by Pascal Collin
      and Nicolas Le Guével 
Directed by Valéry Warnotte
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru July 5  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Balcony (Trap Door Theatre)

Nicole Wiesner and Thom Pasculii star in Trap Door Theatre's "The Balcony" by Jean Genet, directed by Max Truax. (photo credit: Michal Janicki)       
      
The Balcony 

Written by Jean Genet  
Translated by Bernard Frechtman
Directed by Max Truax
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Oct 12  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Arsonists (Trap Door Theatre)

Trap Door Theatre's "The Arsonists" by Max Frisch, directed by Victor Quezada-Pere. (photo credit: Michal Janicki)        
      
The Arsonists

Written by Max Frisch  
Translated by Alistair Beaton   
Directed by Victor Quezada-Pere
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Nov 17  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Smartphones – A Pocket-Size Farce

Jodi Kingsley as Chantal and Geraldine Dulex as Amelia, in Trap Door Theatre's "Smartphones: A Pocket-Size Farce", written and directed by Emilio Williams.        
       
Smartphones:
    A Pocket-Size Farce
 

Written and Directed by Emilio Williams  
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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July 22, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Anger/Fly (Trap Door Theatre)

David Steiger and Tiffany Bedwell, in a scene from Trap Door Theatre's "Anger/Fly" by Ruth Margraff, directed by Kate Hendrickson. (photo credit: Michal Janicki)       
      
Anger/Fly

Written by Ruth Margraff  
Directed by Kate Hendrickson
at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru June 30  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: As You Like It (Strangeloop Theatre)

Peter Robards, as Touchstone, in Strangeloop Theatre's "As You Like It - A New Adaptation", adapted by Letitia Guilland. (photo credit: Genevieve Sauvage)       
      
As You Like It
     (A New Adaptation)
 

Written by  William Shakespeare
Adapted by Letitia Guilland   
Directed by Brad Gunter
at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru May 6  |  tickets: $10-$15   |  more info
       
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April 8, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: They Are Dying Out (Trap Door Theatre)

      
      
They Are Dying Out 

Written by Peter Handke
Translated by Michael Roloff
Directed by Max Truax  
at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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February 22, 2012 | 3 Comments More

Review: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke -(re)discover theatre

Jessica Shoemaker as Laertes in (re)discover theatre's "The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke", directed by Matthew Wills.       
      
The Tragedie of Hamlet,
    Prince of Denmarke
 

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Matthew Wills
at Luna Central, 3914 N. Clark (map)
thru Feb 25 |  tickets: $12   |  more info
       
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February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments More

The best of Chicago theater in 2011

December’s end brings frantic resolutions, plans for heavy drinking and of course, a barrage of best/worst lists. Being the largest theater review site west of Broadway, Chicago Theater Beat covered over 600 shows in 2011, and the difficulty of choosing the top 25 speaks to the city’s vibrant cultural landscape. In alphabetical order, here are our choices for the year’s best:

Sadieh Rifai - American Theater Company - The Amish Project Mierka Girten, Susan Monts-Bologna - Becky Shaw, Red Orchid Theatre Mortensen, Leahy - The Big Meal, American Theater Company CST_BlackWatch_1 - Copy Jay Torrence, Dean Evans, Leah Urzendowski, Ryan Walters, Molly Plunk
Theatre Mir - Caucasian Chalk Circle - Production 1 Jennifer Lim and James Waterston - Chinglish Goodman Theatre Karen-Aldridge-Cliff-Chamberlain-Ste[3] East of Berlin, Russian Play - Signal Ensemble en-route---Chicago-Shakespeare-One-S[2]
Faust - TheMASSIVE - Chicago Festen_Lev_911 Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Follies" About Face Theatre's "The Homosexuals" Timothy-Edward-Kane---Court-Theatre-[3]
CCTJackieMe_10 Frank, Fiffer, Bone Harry Groener, Ora Jones, by Peter Bosy Steve-Casillas-Jessie-David-Marvin-Q Andrea Prestinario and Nathan M. Hosner - My Fair Lady Paramount Theatre
Outgoing Tide - Northlight Theatre 011 004_Passing Strange by Bailiwick Chicago Plumpp-and-cast---H1 The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard - Writers Theatre 015 stef-tovar-and-projections-by-john-b[1]

 

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December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: the word ‘progress’ on my mother’s lips doesn’t ring true (Trap Door Theatre)

Kevin Cox, Trap Door Theatre, photo by Istvan Szabo        
       
   the word ‘progress’
   on my mother’s lips 
   doesn’t ring true
 

Written by Matei Visneic
Translated by Joyce Nettles
Directed by Istvan Szabo
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Jan 14  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info 
       
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December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Review: OVERWEIGHT, unimportant: MISSHAPE – A European Supper (Trap Door Theatre)

       
David Holcombe, HB Ward, Nicole Wiesner, Kirk Anderson, Geraldine Dulex        
OVERWEIGHT, unimportant:
MISSHAPE-A European Supper

 
Written by Werner Schwab
Translated by Michael Mitchell 
Directed by Yasen Peyankov   
at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Nov 12  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info

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October 15, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Review: Strangers and Romance (Strangeloop Theatre)

     
Stacie Barra Tournis, Timothy C. Amos - Strangeloop Strangers and Romance 

Written by Barbara Lhota 
Directed by Doug Long
at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru Sept 18  |  tickets: $15  |  more info

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August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More