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Review: Into the Woods (Music Theater Works)

Cecilia Iole (Little Red Ridinghood) and Benjamin Sprunger (Wolf) star in Into the Woods, Music Theater Wor    

  

  

Into the Woods
 
Music/Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Cahn Auditorium, Evanston (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $34-$96  |  more info
       
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December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hello, Dolly! (Broadway in Chicago, 2018)

Betty Buckley stars as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!, Broadway in Chicago 3    

  

  

Hello, Dolly! 
 
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Book by Michael Stewart
Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru Nov 17  |  tix: $27-$108  |  more info
       
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October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments More

Review: Merrily We Roll Along (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Matt Crowle, Aja Wiltshire and Jim DeSelm star in Merrily We Roll Along, Porchlight Music Theatre            
         

Merrily We Roll Along
 
Music/Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim 
Book by George Furth   
Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru March 11  |  tix: $33-$60  |  more info
       
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February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments More

Review: Honeymoon in Vegas (Marriott Theatre)

Honeymoon in Vegas at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire 1            
      

  

Honeymoon in Vegas
   
Music/Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown 
Book by Andrew Bergman
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru Oct 15  |  tix: $50-$60  |  more info    
       
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September 21, 2017 | 1 Comment More

Review: One Thousand Words (Theater Faction)

Garrett Wade Haley and Brandon Campbell star in One Thousand Words at Theater Faction            

          

One Thousand Words
 
Written by Curran Latas (music)
   and Michael Braud (book & lyrics)
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Sept 17  |  tix: $22-$27  |  more info
       
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September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Trevor the Musical (Writers Theatre)

Eli Tokash and Salisha Thomas star as Trevor and Diana Ross in Trevor the Musical, Writers Theatre             
         

Trevor     
   
Written by Dan Collins (book/lyrics)
   and Julianne Wick Davis (music)
Writers Theatre, Glencoe, IL (map)
thru Oct 8  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Gypsy (Music Theater Works)

Mary Robin Roth stars as Rose in Gypsy at Music Theater Works            
      

  

Gypsy

Arthur Laurents (book), Jule Styne (music),
   and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics)
at Cahn Auditorium, Evanston (map)
thru Sept 27  |  tix: $34-$69  |  more info
       
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August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Uncle Vanya (Goodman Theatre)

Caroline Neff and Tim Hopper star as Sonya and Vanya in Uncle Vanya, Goodman Theatre           
      

Uncle Vanya

Written by Anton Chekhov
Adapted by Annie Baker
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru March 19  |  tix: $25-$85  |  more info
       
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March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More