Posts tagged "Scott Jaeck"

"The Merry Wives of Windsor" (Chicago Shakes): Elegant Buffoonery to a Big Band Sound

"The Merry Wives of Windsor" (Chicago Shakes):  Elegant Buffoonery to a Big Band Sound
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Tis the season to make merry.  And Director Barbara Gaines does just that.  Shakespeare’s comedy classic gets an infusion of musicality and holiday spirit in Gaine’s production.  The story is familiar. Falstaff tries to secretly bed two women. His ruse backfires as the ladies end up... Read more »

"Henry VIII" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Majestic Pageantry

"Henry VIII" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater):  Majestic Pageantry
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the Chicago premiere of HENRY VIII, 400 years after its debut. In the decade following the death of Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare penned the tumultuous romance  of her parents.  The Bard chronicles the political intrigue surrounding the meeting of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.  Originally entitled “All is True,” the... Read more »

Review "Stage Kiss": Perfect Expression of Acting Like You're in Love!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of May 13th   Narrated by Joshua Volkers Goodman Theatre presents STAGE KISSAt 170 N. DearbornWritten by Sarah RuhlDirected by Jessica ThebusTuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:30pmThursdays and Sundays at 2pm and 7:30pmFridays at 8pmSaturdays at 2pm and 8pmBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes includes an... Read more »
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Review "The Seagull": Soars on Falls' Wings!

Goodman Theatre presents THE SEAGULLThe Owen Theatre, 170 N. DearbornWritten by Anton ChekhovAdapted and directed by Robert FallsTuesdays , Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays @ 7:30pmFridays, Saturdays @ 8pmSaturdays, Sundays @ 2pmThru November 21st Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Three hours includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Unrequited love only happens in bad novels.‘  Not so!  Sometimes... Read more »