ON STAGE FAVORITES: 2010-2020

The fast-fading decade offered many memorable stage experiences. Here are my favorites:

NEW PLAYS:

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY – The New York Public Theater

KING CHARLES III – Chicago Shakespeare

BURNING BLUEBEARD – The Rufffians

ASSASSINATION THEATER –  Museum of Broadcast Communication

GRAND CONCOURSE – Steppenwolf Theatre

THE HUMANS – The American TheaterCompany

SMOKEFALL – The Goodman Theatre

VANYA ON THE PLAINS – Artistic Home Ensemble

CHRISTMAS ON THE AIR – Provision Theater

 

OPERA:

THE MAGIC FLUTE – Lyric Opera of Chicago

MADAMA BUTTERFLY – Opera National de Paris

DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES – Metropolitan Opera

AKHNATEN – Metropolitan Opera

 

MUSICALS:

CAROUSEL – Lyric Opera of Chicago

ANYTHING GOES – Arena Stage

WONDERFUL TOWN – Goodman Theatre

BUDDY – American Blues Theater

RING OF FIRE – Mercury Theater

HELLO DOLLY – Kennedy Center

 

FROM THE REPERTORY:

WAITING FOR GODOT – Druid Theatre

SAINT JOAN – Shaw Chicago

A LOSS OF ROSES – Raven Theatre

THE SEAGULL – Artistic Home Ensemble

UNCLE VANYA – Goodman Theatre

 

SHAKESPEARE:

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Shakespeare’s Globe

KING LEAR – Chicago Shakespeare

THE TEMPEST – Chicago Shakespeare

ANTONY and CLEOPATRA – National Theatre

JULIUS CAESAR – National Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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