Posts tagged "Mary Zimmerman"

EXTENDED Thru Aug 18th "The Jungle Book" (Goodman Theatre): A Dance on the Wild Side

EXTENDED Thru Aug 18th "The Jungle Book" (Goodman Theatre):  A Dance on the Wild Side
Goodman Theatre presents the World Premiere of THE JUNGLE BOOK. Costumes.  Costumes! Costumes!! From the first glimpse of the sophisticated, stilted peacock, I fell in love with Designer Mara Blumenfeld’s 2013 Jungle Collection.  Blumenfeld terrifically combines Indian style garb and animal magnetism.  The ensemble is dressed elegantly with wildlife influences. Wolves have fur trimmed collars. ... Read more »

EXTENDED AGAIN Thru Jan 6th "Metamorphoses" (Lookingglass Theatre): Twice in a Lifetime Opportunity

EXTENDED AGAIN Thru Jan 6th "Metamorphoses" (Lookingglass Theatre):  Twice in a Lifetime Opportunity
I’ve never started a review feeling inadequate to accurately describe a theatrical experience…until now. Still, I will try with the disclaimer that I am but a mere mortal. And I know this time my words won’t capture this sensory spectacle. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the return of its blockbuster... Read more »

Review "Candide": Zimmerman's Amazing Race Is An Optimistic Blur!

Goodman Theatre presentsCANDIDE At 170 N. DearbornBased on the novella by François-Marie Arouet aka VoltaireMusic by Leonard BernsteinBook adapted from Voltaire by Hugh WheelerLyrics by Richard WilburAdditional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard BernsteinMusically directed by Doug PeckDirected and newly adapted from Voltaire by Mary ZimmermanThru October 24th Buy... Read more »
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Review "The Arabian Nights": A Magic Carpet Ride

The Arabian NightsLookingglass TheatreChicago, IllinoisAugust 6, 2009 Get over that the main story of a story within a story within a story is… a story of a woman forced to tell stories at knife point for nearly three years and you will become victim to the enchantment of The Arabian Nights. The music, the lighting,... Read more »