3 1/2 Stars from Chris Jones, Highly Recommended by Hedy Weiss--Kokandy Productions opens "Heathers" to sold out crowds at Theatre Wit!
This Week the Jeff Awards released their nominations for the 2015 Non-Equity Jeffs and three of my favorite shows from the last year were nominated in several categories.
Titanic: Best Production - Musical, Best Director, Best Ensemble
Assassins: Best Production - Musical, Best Director, Best Ensemble
Men Should Weep: Best Production - Play, Best Director
Four stars from The Tribune, Highly Recommended by the Sun-Times, Titanic opened with a bang! Running through December 7th, don't miss it!
Directed by Megan Schuchman, Lighting by Brandon Wardell, Scenic Design by Mike Mroch, Costumes by Izumi Inaba.
Directed by Robin Witt, Lighting Design by Brandon Wardell, Scenic Design by Courtney O'Neill, Costume Design by Kate Murphy. Produced by Griffin Theatre Company.
Kokandy Productions, Directed by Rachel Harvith, Lighting Design by Brandon Wardell, Scenic Design by Zachary Gipson, Costume Design by Kate Piatt-Eckert, Sound Design by Mikey Moran.
Chris Jones, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE
"★★★ - Terrific... Compelling...This is the strongest 'Assassins' in Chicago in quite some time and well worth a look for this difficult but haunting show's many fans."
Kris Vire, TIME OUT CHICAGO
"★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - Harvith’s ensemble and band deliver the best-sung and best-acted Assassins I’ve seen"
AROUND THE TOWN
"The talent is special, the music is wonderful...this is a slick production where the ensemble truly works together"
THE FOURTH WALSH
"Dark comedy perfection - The entire ensemble is terrific!"
CHICAGO THEATRE REVIEW
" Often shocking, sometimes poignant and surprisingly funny - A finely directed, acted and sung show that audiences won’t soon forget - Highly Recommended"
"Brave and ultimately brilliant - An in-your-face revelation - Highly Recommended"
On Friday, 4/18, If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet opened at Steep theatre!
Directed by Jonathan Berry, Scenic Design by Chelsea Warren, Lighting Design by Brandon Wardell, Costumes by Sally Dolembo
Here is Chris Jones' review from the Tribune:
A 5-star review for Juliet: A Dialogue About Love, just in time for our last performance.
Directed by Jonathan Berry, Lighting Design by Brandon Wardell, Scenic Design by Joe Schermoly, Costume Design by Emily McConnell
Three Days of Rain Directed by Matthew Reeder, Lighting and Scenic Design by Brandon Wardell, Costumes by Jessica Wardell