Tag: Philip R. Smith

EXTENDED Thru Aug 25 "Big Lake Big City" (Lookingglass Theatre): Big Fun Big Chicago

EXTENDED Thru Aug 25 "Big Lake Big City" (Lookingglass Theatre): Big Fun Big Chicago
Lookingglass Theatre presents the World Premiere of BIG LAKE BIG CITY. From the startling entrance of Philip R. Smith (Bass), the audience knows this isn’t a typical theatrical experience.  It’s like in the movies but on stage.  There’s even a car chase.  Playwright Keith Huff’s new modern noir is a smart, witty whodunit.  Huff infuses... Read more »

"The March" (Steppenwolf Theatre): Part History, Part Saga and All Spectacle

  #82.  Spring in Chicago 2012 will be remembered as epic.  Three of the major theatre companies are mounting large ensemble productions.  Court premiered Angels in America -Part 1 & 2.  Goodman is in final rehearsals for The Iceman Cometh.  And overon Halsted… Steppenwolf Theatre presents the world premiere of The March.  It’s the Civil War in 1864.  General William... Read more »

EXTENDED THRU APRIL 23rd "Ethan Frome": Unrequited Life!

Lookingglass Theatre presents ETHAN FROME At 821 N. Michigan Avenue Adapted and directed by Laura Eason Based on the novel by Edith Wharton Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays at 7:30pm Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm and 7:30pm EXTENDED Thru April 23rd  Buy Tickets Running Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission    Reviewed by Katy Walsh A man looks... Read more »

Review "To Kill A Mockingbird": Classic Shined to Perfection!

Steppenwolf for Young Adults presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD In the Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted Written By Harper Lee Dramatized by Christopher Sergel Directed by Hallie Gordon Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm Weekly matinees, Tuesday through Friday at 10am available for school groups only Thru November 18th Buy Tickets... Read more »

Review "Trust": David Schwimmer's Engrossing Cyber Stalker Tale

Lookingglass Theatre presents TRUST Written by David Schwimmer and Andy Bellin Based on the screenplay by Andy Bellin and Rob Festinger Directed by David Schwimmer and Heidi Stillman Thru May 9th Buy Tickets Running Time:  One hour and forty-five minutes with no intermission   With texting and I.M.ing, flirting has never been easier!  The internet... Read more »