Posts in category "Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre"

"Master Class" (Theo Ubique Theatre): Diva-licious!

"Master Class" (Theo Ubique Theatre): Diva-licious!
The legendary diva, Maria Callas, is resurrected in Two-Time Jeff Award Winner Kelli Harrington.  Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre presents MASTER CLASS. Playwright Terrence McNally penned a tribute to the opera sensation.  His Tony Award-winning play focuses on the retired singer’s 1971-1972 stint teaching at Julliard in NYC.  McNally reflects on Callas’ professional and personal prima... Read more »

EXTEND Thru Sept 1st "A Cole Porter Songbook" (Theo Ubique): De-Lovely!

EXTEND Thru Sept 1st "A Cole Porter Songbook" (Theo Ubique):  De-Lovely!
The evening starts with the low smoldering of the bass.   After a few moments, finger snapping adds a little mystery and rhythm to the sound.  Then, the company arrives one by one to drawl out “Too Darn Hot.”  The song goes from sexy complaint to tap-dancing, girl-twirling, big-bold spectacle.  Cole Porter is in the house.  Theo Ubique Cabaret... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru August 4th "Smokey Joe's Cafe" (SJCCHICAGO): It's back and still smoking hot!

EXTENDED Thru August 4th "Smokey Joe's Cafe" (SJCCHICAGO):  It's back and still smoking hot!
SJCChicago presents the return of Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre’s production of SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ. In the 1950’s, the musical writing team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller began their songwriting chapter in rock and roll history.  Leiber was the lyricist.  Stoller was the composer.  Together, they used their passion for rhythm and blues to influence... Read more »
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EXTENDED Thru May 19th "Aspects of Love" (Theo Ubique): *THE* Aspect to Love- The SINGING!

EXTENDED Thru May 19th "Aspects of Love" (Theo Ubique):  *THE* Aspect to Love- The SINGING!
Theo Ubique presents ASPECTS OF LOVE.  Alex is in love with Rose.  The problem is Alex is 17 and Rose is an actress. Still, he manages to woo her away to ‘his’ villa.  It turns out the villa is his Uncle George’s.  And turns out Rose prefers George.  After a tumultuous affair with Alex, Rose... Read more »

"The Light in the Piazza" (Theo Ubique): Shines Despite Murky Plot

"The Light in the Piazza" (Theo Ubique):  Shines Despite Murky Plot
#81.  I saw the pre-Broadway run of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA in 2004 at the Goodman Theatre.  I didn’t love it.  The  two lovers frequently broke into a love song that had ‘la-la-la-la-la-la-la‘ as the lyrics.  And it sounded suspiciously like “Miss Saigon’s” solo saxophone song.  But my real issue was with the love... Read more »

EXTENDED THRU JULY 3rd Review "Some Enchanted Evening": Oh, What A Beautiful... SHOW!

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre presentsSOME ENCHANTED EVENING:  THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEINAt No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Music by Richard RodgersLyrics by Oscar Hammerstein IIMusic Direction by Austin CookDirected by Fred AnzevinoThursdays at 7:30pm*Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm*Sundays at 7pm*EXTENDED Thru July 3rd Buy Tickets*Optional Dinner Package AvailableRunning Time:  Two hours with a fifteen minute... Read more »
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EXTENDED Thru Feb 20th! Review "CATS": Purrfectly Whimsicalico fur-BALL!

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre presents CATSAt No Exit Café, 6970 N. GlenwoodComposed by Andrew Lloyd WeberBased on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”Music directed by Ethan DeppeDirected by Brenda Didier Thursdays at 7:30pm (optional dinner at 6pm)Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm (optional dinner at 6:30 pm)Sundays at 2pm and 7pm (optional dinner at... Read more »

"Nonsense", "Hood" with "Dresses" before "Christmas" then "Auctioning" off "Cats"!

Before giving thanks, stuffing myself with Chicago theatre feast.   11.18.10  Boojum! Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll by Caffeine Theatre at DCA Storefront 11.19.10  Robin Hood by Piccolo Theatre 11.20.10  100 Dresses by Chicago Children’s Theatre at NorthShore Center 11.20.10  Civil War Christmas at Northlight Theatre 11.21.10  Auctioning the Ainsleys by Dog & Pony at The Building Stage 11.21.10  Cats by Theo... Read more »

Review "The Lady's not for Burning": Political Comedy Goes Long-Winded!

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre presents THE LADY’S NOT FOR BURNINGAt No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood Written by Christopher Fry Directed by Fred Anzevino Thru October 31st Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and thirty minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   A convent drop-out, a drunken soldier, and an... Read more »
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Starting at '1001' en route to 'Detroit' then 'Wuthering Heights' will push 'This Lady' to Mamet-palooza!

The theatre weekend starts on Thursday goes through Monday! 1001 by Collaboraction Theatre at The Chopin Detroit at Steppenwolf Theatre Wuthering Heights at Lifeline Theatre This Lady is not for Burning by Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe MAMET-PALOOOZA:  Oleanna and Speed-in-the-Plow at America Theatre Company Check back for my impressions of the opening performances!... Read more »