Archive for August 2010
This weekend ends the performances runs of…. Shrek the Musical by Broadway in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace The Philadelphia Story at Circle Theatre Equus at Redtwist Theatre
Back to school for the kids. Back to theatre for Chicago! September has a plethora of choices for theatre goers. With so much good stuff going up, I’m setting out on a marathon paced month with 25 shows. First up this holiday weekend…. 09.01.10 Jailbait at Profiles Theatre 09.02.10 Billy Elliot the Musical by Broadway in... Read more »
Seanachai Theatre Company presents THE WEIR At The Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox, Chicago Written by Conor McPherson Directed by Matt Miller Thru October 17th Buy Tickets Running Time: 95 minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Your man and his eejit seanachais cod with a blow-in... Read more »
Final Chance to See "A Cowboy" Going for "Cherry" or "Wood" in "F#cking Men" love that "Parallelogram"!
Final weekend to see four summer hits… Late: A Cowboy Song at Piven Theatre Cherrywood at Mary Arrchie Theatre F#cking Men at Bailiwick Chicago Parallelogram at Steppenwolf Theatre
Timeline Theatre Company presents FROST/NIXON At 615 W. Wellington Avenue Written by Peter Morgan Directed by Louis Contey Buy Tickets Thru October 10th Running Time: One hour and fifty minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Timeline Theatre Company’s tagline is yesterday’s stories, today’s topic. In the wake of... Read more »
Provision Theatre presents GODSPELL At 1001 W. Roosevelt Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by John-Michael Tebelak Music directed by Alaric Rokko Jans Directed by Tim Gregory Buy Tickets Thru September 26th Running Time: Two hours and five minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s... Read more »
Signal Ensemble Theatre presents THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND At 1802 W. Bernice Written by Tom Stoppard Directed by Ronan Marra Thru September 18th Buy Tickets Running Time: 75 minutes no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Where’s Chris Jones?’ Chicago Tribune’s Nina Metz is undoubtedly asked that question a lot. ... Read more »
You don’t need to choose between the Irish and Communists. See both. Two productions closing this weekend: Jim Lynch’s The Tallest Man at The Artistic Home. Arthur Miller’s “After The Fall” at Eclipse Theatre.
Theatre critics, hippies, and politicians: something for everyone in new Chicago theatre productions this August 19th weekend: THURSDAY: The Real Inspector Hound at Signal Ensemble SATURDAY: Godspell at Provision Theatre SUNDAY: Frost/Nixon at Timeline Theatre
Light Opera Works presents CAROUSEL At Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, EvanstonMusic by Richard RodgersBook and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein IIBased on Ferenc Molnar’s Play “Liliom”As adapted by Benjamin F. GlazerConducted by Roger L. BingamanStage directed and choreographed by Stacey FlasterThru August 29th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Two hours and forty minutes with one fifteen minute intermission... Read more »