Review: Let Me Down Easy (American Theater Company)

Usman Ally stars in American Theater Company's "Let Me Down Easy" by Anna Deavere Smith, directed by Bonnie Metzgar. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Let Me Down Easy

Written by Anna Deavere Smith
Directed by Bonnie Metzgar
American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Oct 10  |  tickets: $43-$48   |  more info
       
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September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Magic Flute (Isango Ensemble at Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Mhlekazi Andy Mosiea stars as Tamino in Insango Ensemble's "The Magic Flute" by Wolfgang Mozart, adapted and directed by Mark Dornford-May. (photo credit: Keith Pattison)        
      
The Magic Flute

Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
Adapted and Directed by Mark Dornford-May   
at Skyline Stage, Navy Pier (map)
thru Sept 28  |  tickets: $20-$55   |  more info
       
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September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Evil Dead the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

David Sajewich stars in Broadway in Chicago's "Evil Dead: The Musical," directed by Christopher Bond. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)       
      
Evil Dead: The Musical

Written by George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla,
     Christopher Bond and Melissa Morris
Directed by Christopher Bond
at Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Oct 12  |  tickets: $30-$68   |  more info
       
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September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: All My Sons (Raven Theatre)

Chuck Spencer and JoAnn Montemurro star as Joe and Kate Keller in Raven Theatre's "All My Sons" by Arthur Miller, directed by Michael Menendian. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
All My Sons

Written by Arthur Miller 
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Nov 15  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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September 27, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Review: Fail/Safe (Strawdog Theatre)

Lee Russell and Mark Pracht star in Strawdog Theatre's "Fail/Safe," adapted by Anderson Lawfer and Nikki Klix, directed by Anderson Lawfer. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Fail/Safe

Adapted by Anderson Lawfer and Nikki Klix 
From novel by Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler
Directed by Anderson Lawfer
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Oct 14  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Mnemonic (Red Tape Theatre)

Pavi Proczko, David Cady Jr., Gage Wallace, Jake Szczepaniak, Robert Oakes and Chris Carr star in Red Tape Theatre's "Mnemonic" by Complicite, directed by Brandon Ray. (photo credit: Austin D. Oie)        
      
Mnemonic

Written by Complicite
Directed by Brandon Ray
DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Coward (Stage Left Theatre)

Kate Black-Spence as Isabelle and Brian Plocharcyzk as Lucidus in Stage Left Theatre's "The Coward" by Nick Jones, directed by Vance Smith. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
The Coward

Written by Nick Jones 
Directed by Vance Smith 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Season Pass (The Plagiarists)

Alexandria Frenkel, Nick Freed, Sara Jean McCarthy, Ken Miller, Wes Needham, Jessica Saxvik and Charlesanne Rabensburg star in The Plagiarists' "Season Pass," directed by Mary Rose O'Connor and Paul Kastner. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)        
      
Season Pass

Written by The Plagiarists  
Directed by Mary Rose O’Connor, Paul Kastner
The Frontier Storefront, 1106 W. Thorndale (map)
thru Sept 28  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Miracles in the Fall (Polarity Ensemble Theatre)

Laura Berner Taylor and Rian Jairell in Polarity Ensemble Theatre's "Miracles in the Fall" by Chuck O'Connor, directed by Richard Shavzin. (photo credit: Richard Engling)        
      
Miracles in the Fall

Written by Chuck O’Connor 
Directed by Richard Shavzin 
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info
       
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September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Whaleship Essex (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Shattered Globe Theatre presents "The Whaleship Essex" by Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
The Whaleship Essex

Written by Joe Forbrich  
Directed by Lou Contey
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Oct 11  |  tickets: $15-$30   |  more info
       
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September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra – UNDONE (Skyline Stageworks)

Shawna Tucker (Cleopatra) and Drew Mierzejewski (Octavius) in Skyline Stageworks' "Antony and Cleopatra: UNDONE", adapted by Patricia Henritze and Shawna Tucker, directed by John Arthur Lewis. (photo credit: Claire Monson)        
      
Shakespeare’s Antony
     and Cleopatra: UNDONE

Adapted by Patricia Henritze and Shawna Tucker
Directed by John Arthur Lewis
at The Side Project, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Oct 5  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Women Beware Women (Two Pence Theatre)

Loretta Rezos and Maggie Scrantom star in Two Pence Theatre's "Women Beware Women" by Thomas Middleton, directed by Kathryn Walsh. (photo credit: Ben Chandler)        
      
Women Beware Women

Written by Thomas Middleton 
Directed by Kathryn Walsh 
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Sept 27  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More