Carrie – A Production That You Will Never Forget

Callie Johnson (center) and the cast of Bailiwick Chicago’s Chicago premiere of CARRIE: The Musical with music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford, book by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel by Stephen King, directed by Michael Driscoll and music direction by Aaron Benham. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Highly Recommended: Theatre In Chicago

Reviewed By: James Murray

I must admit that when I walked into the theatre I had reservations about Stephen King’s cult classic Carrie given a musical treatment and that in the wrong hands it could be a campy disaster.  I give kudos to Bailiwick for tackling it, avoiding that trap, and pulling it off in a mostly successful manner which I hope will pay off for them both financially and artistically Read more

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