Tag: Alan Schmuckler

EXTENDED "RENT" (American Theater, About Face Theatre): Pay Up and Get Your Bohemian On!

EXTENDED "RENT" (American Theater, About Face Theatre):  Pay Up and Get Your Bohemian On!
#103.  I’ve seen the movie RENT.  I’ve listened to my friends belt out RENT show tunes at Sidetracks.  And I’ve certainly known my share of artists struggling to pay the rent. American Theater Company, in conjunction with About Face Theatre, presents RENT.  It’s East Village in NYC circa 1990.  A bunch of bohemians are living... Read more »

EXTENDED *AGAIN* Thru November 27th Murder For Two --- Lyrical Whodunit Spoof!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents MURDER FOR TWO — A KILLER MUSICAL At Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Book and music by Joe Kinosian Book and lyrics by Kellen Blair Directed by David H. Bell Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm Thru November 27th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Ninety minutes with... Read more »

Review "The Emperor's New Clothes": Family Musical is a Runway Hit!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHESAt Navy Pier, 800 East GrandBased on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytaleBook by David HolsteinMusic and lyrics by Alan SchmucklerDirected by Rachel Rockwell Thru August 29th Buy Tickets Promo Code “MOM” for $5 discount on each ticket when purchased online or call the Box Office at 312-595-5600. Fine Print: Subject to Availability.... Read more »

Review "Sugar": Sugar without Spice but still Nice!

Drury Lane Oakbrook presents    Sugar     Book by Peter Stone Music: Jule Styne, Lyrics: Bob Merrill Based on movie “Some Like It Hot” Directed by Jim Corti at 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook (map) through August 1st  |  tickets: $26-$40  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s a play about the filming of a... Read more »