Tag: William Shakespeare

Review: Shakespeare in Love (Chicago Shakespeare)

Kate McGonigle and Nick Rehberger star in Shakespeare in Love 2 (photo Jeff Sciortino)           
      
  

Shakespeare in Love

Adapted by Lee Hall 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jun 18  |  tix: $58-$88  |  more info
       
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May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Henry V (Babes With Blades Theatre)

Jennifer L. Mickelson, Alexis Randolph and Morgan Manasa star in Henry V (JK)           
      
  

Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare 
at City Lit, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru April 1  |  tix: $25  |  more info
       
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March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Love’s Labor’s Lost (Chicago Shakespeare, 2017)

Jennie Greenberry and Jennifer Latimore star in Love's Labor's Lost, Chicago Shakespeare           
      
  

Love’s Labor’s Lost

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier (map)
thru March 26  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
       
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March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Winter’s Tale (Cheek by Jowl, Chicago Shakespeare)

Abubakar Salim and Orlando James star in The Winter's Tale, Cheek by Jowl, Chicago Shakespeare           
      
   

The Winter’s Tale

Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Dec 21  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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December 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Macbeth (Theatre Y Ensemble)

Brendan Mulhern, Macbeth, Theatre Y           
      
  

Macbeth

Written by William Shakespeare 
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 4  |  tix: $  |  more info
       
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November 14, 2016 | 1 Comment 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: Julius Caesar (Writers Theatre)

Thomas Vincent Kelly and Sydney Germaine star in Writers Theatre's "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)           
  

Julius Caesar

Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Michael Halberstam, Scott Parkinson
Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Oct 16  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bite–A Pucking Queer Cabaret (Pride Films and Plays)

Kathleen Hoil and David Mor in Bite Pucking Queer Cabaret, Pride Films Plays          
      
Bite: A Pucking
   Queer Cabaret
 

Conceived/Directed by Derek Van Barham
at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 26  |  tix: $30  | more info
       
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August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More