Tag: Chicago Children's Theatre

EXTENDED Thru Dec 31st "Good Night Moon The Musical" (Chicago Children's Theatre): Page to Stage Brilliant!

EXTENDED Thru Dec 31st  "Good Night Moon The Musical" (Chicago Children's Theatre):  Page to Stage Brilliant!
When I was a little girl, I loved the Laura Ingalls Wilder series.  Little House… in the big woods, on the banks of Plum Creek, by the shores of Silver Lake, I loved this pioneering family struggling for a better life.  Through Laura’s writing, I could visualize it so clearly.  So when the “Little House... Read more »

"The Thirteen Clocks" (Lifeline Theatre): Solid-Packed Sixty Minutes!

"The Thirteen Clocks" (Lifeline Theatre): Solid-Packed Sixty Minutes!
What time is it? 4:50… forever!  Lifeline Theatre presents THE THIRTEEN CLOCKS.  The evil duke has killed time.  There is now a curse over the kingdom.  A princess is trapped in the castle.  She’s the niece of the evil duke.  Not really, she’s the kidnapped daughter of a king.  A minstrel wants to save her... Read more »

"PINKALICIOUS" (Emerald City Theatre) Prepare to be Tickled Pink!

“Just one more” is often the difference between satisfied and regret.  It’s the last happy thought before something bad happens.  In a startling example of you-are-what-you-eat, a little girl has one too many pink cupcakes.  Emerald City Theatre brings Pinkalicious to the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. The Pinkertons are an average, every-day family.  Dad is at work. ... Read more »

Review "Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch": A BIG Family Lovefest!

        Lifeline Theatre presents      Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch     Adapted by Frances Limoncelli Based on book by Eileen Spinelli Music by George Howe Directed by Ann Boyd at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map) through Feb 27  |  tickets: $12  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh  Every day for lunch, Mr.... Read more »

Review "The Hundred Dresses": "Glee" Harmonizes "Clueless" "Mean Girls"

Chicago Children’s Theatre presents     The Hundred Dresses     Written by Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills Directed by Sean Graney North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie (map) through Dec 2   |  tickets: $26-$36  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh  One in five students are bullied each year. 60% of students are... 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 »

"Sister," "Aftermath" before getting the "Dress" and "Man" to the "Ball"!

I’m becoming a veteran of Chicago Theatre.  This week it’s drama before the singing starts! 11.11.10  Kid Sister at Profiles Theatre 11.13.10  Aftermath at Signal Esemble 11.14.10  100 Dresses by Chicago Children’s Theatre in Skokie 11.14.10  Music Man at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire 11.15.10  Masked Ball at Lyric Opera

"Traces" of "Midsummer" Before My "Departure" "(ad)Dresses" A "Teacher"

  Lots of openings to fall back on this week! 11.3.10  Traces by Broadway in Chicago at Broadway Playhouse 11.5.10  Midsummer’s Night Dream at Lyric Opera 11.6.10  Departure Lounge by Bailiwick Chicago at Royal George 11.7.10  100 Dresses by Chicago Children’s Theatre at North Shore Center in Skokie 11.8.10  Piano Teacher by Next Theatre at... Read more »


 Emerald City Theatre presents: Peter Pan Based on the character created by J.M. BarrieBook and lyrics by Alyn CardarelliMusic by Steve GoersDirected by Matthew GunnelsThru July 22nd at Apollo Theatre, 2540 N. Lincoln (more info) Running time:  Sixty minutes no intermission   Reviewed by Katy Walsh Returning for a second helping of Peter Pan, my family... Read more »