Posts tagged "Rick Elice"

"The Jersey Boys" (Broadway in Chicago): I Can’t Take My Ears Off You

"The Jersey Boys" (Broadway in Chicago):  I Can’t Take My Ears Off You
Reviewed by Richard Malone Hearing a song from when you were a certain age can take you back in time.  The Jersey Boys, now in its return engagement after a two-plus-year run in Chicago ending in 2010, sends the audience on a boomer nostalgia trip.  It’s a musical about The Four Seasons—a boy band from... Read more »

"The Addams Family" (Broadway in Chicago): Neat, Sweet, Petite!

"The Addams Family" (Broadway in Chicago):  Neat, Sweet, Petite!
In 2009, “The Addams Family” premiered in Chicago before its Broadway debut.  The characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams had already been immortalized in a television show and multiple movies.  So, it was prime time for the bizarre family to hit the stage as a musical. Chicago was there for the birth and had... Read more »

Review: "The Addams Family The Musical" Wants Full Disclosure - It's Good, Not Great...Yet!

Broadway in Chicago presents The Addams Family At the Ford Oriental Theatre Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa Based on characters created by Charles Addams Choreography by Sergio Trujillo Directed and Designed by Phelim McDermott & Julian Crouch Tickets available thru January 10th “Stop texting and pick up a... Read more »
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