Tag: Tim Rice

Evita (Oriental Theater): Star Power

Evita (Oriental Theater): Star Power
Reviewed by Jennifer Benoit-Bryan Evita engages the audience from the very beginning of the show with vintage newsreel footage of Eva’s funeral in 1952. Michael Grandage, the show’s director, uses this footage as a poignant reminder that Evita is based on a true story of a bright star that burned out so very quickly at... Read more »

Review "Aida": Big Ideas, Small Space...Still Beautiful!

Bailiwick Chicago presents      Aida    Book by L. Woolverton, Robert Falls and D.H. Hwang Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice Directed by Scott Ferguson Music Directed by Jimmy Morehead/Robert Ollis at American Theatre Company, 1909 W. Byron (map) through August 1st  |  Tickets:  $30-$45  |  more info reviewed by Katy Walsh Egypt... Read more »

Review "Disney's Beauty and The Beast": Push Play!

Broadway in Chicago NETworks Presentations, LLC presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast At Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 W. Randolph Written by Linda Woolverton Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice Music by Alan Menken Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions Directed by Rob Roth Thru April 4th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and thirty-five... Read more »

Review "Chess": Intriguing Story, Talented Singers, Sluggish Pace...Stalemate!

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre                                    In association with Michael James presents Chess Book by Richard Nelson Music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus Lyrics by Tim Rice Musical direction by Ryan Brewster Directed by Fred Anzevino and Brenda Didier Thru April 25th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and fifty minutes includes a fifteen minute... Read more »