Review: Annie (Broadway in Chicago)

Issie Swickle and Sunny star as Annie and Sandy in Broadway in Chicago's "Annie the Musical" by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)     
        
      
Annie

By Charles Strouse (music), Martin Charnin (lyrics)
   and Thomas Meehan (book)
Directed by Martin Charnin
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Nov 30  |  tickets: $25-$105   |  more info
       
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November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Lotto Fever in the Sucker State (Saint Sebastian Players)

Saint Sebastian Players presents the world premiere of "Lotto Fever in the Sucker State" by Leigh Johnson, directed by Jonathan "Rocky" Hagloch. (photo credit: John C. Oster)   
        
      
Lotto Fever in the Sucker State

Written by Leigh Johnson
Directed by Jonathan “Rocky” Hagloch
at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Frederick (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Richard Juarez and Shawn Pfautsch star in Chicago Children's Theatre's world premiere of Leo Lionni's  "Frederick," adapted by Suzanne Miller, directed by Stuart Carden. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
      
Frederick

Adapted by Suzanne Miller
from the book by Leo Lionni
Directed by Stuart Carden  
at Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $23-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: A Bright Room Called Day (Spartan Theatre)

Spartan Theatre presents "A Bright Room Called Day" by Tony Kushner, directed by Laura Elleseg.        
      
A Bright Room Called Day

Written by Tony Kushner  
Directed by Laura Elleseg
Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Great Expectations (Strawdog Theatre, 2014)

Cody Proctor and Mike Tepeli star in Strawdog Theatre's "Great Expectations," adapted by Gale Childs Daly from the Charles Dickens novel, directed by Jason W. Gerace. (photo credit: Kyle Hamman)        
      
Great Expectations

Adapted by Gale Childs Daly
from the novel by Charles Dickens  
Directed by Jason W. Gerace
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 13  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: Watch on the Rhine (The Artistic Home)

Kathy Scambiatterra and Liam Dahlborn star in The Artistic Home's "Watch on the Rhine" by Lillian Hellman, directed by Cody Estle. (photo credit: Tim Knight)        
      
Watch on the Rhine

Written by Lillian Hellman
Directed by Cody Estle 
at The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand (map)
thru Nov. 16   |  tickets: $28-$32   |  more info
       
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November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Welcome to America (Prologue Theatre)

Carrie Hardin stars as Christina in Prologue Theatre's "Welcome to America" by Lauren Lubow, directed by Shannon Fillion.  (photo credit: Elaine Bell)        
      
Welcome to America

Written by Lauren Lubow
Directed by Shannon Fillion
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 16  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Animal Farm (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Matt Kahler and Will Allan star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Animal Farm," adated from the George Orwell novel by Althos Low, directed by Hallie Gordon. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
  
Animal Farm

Adapted by Althos Low
Directed by Hallie Gordon
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Nov 16  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: King Lear (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Larry Yando stars as Lear in Chicago Shakespeare's "King Lear" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)   
        
      
King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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Review: The Frozen on the Square, 1982 (Akvavit Theatre)

Bergen Anderson, Andrew Fortman and Dan Wilson star in Akvavit Theatre's "The Frozen on the Square (1982)" by Lucas Svensson, directed by Breahan Eve Pautsch. (photo credit: Sooz Main)        
      
The Frozen on the Square (1982)

Written by Lucas Svensson  
Directed by Breahan Eve Pautsch
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $15-$20  |  more info
       
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November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Whatever We Want (Vivarium Theatre)

Alison Banowsky stars as Bug in Vivarium Theatre's premiere of "Whatever We Want", written and directed by Megan Johns. (photo credit: Matt Beard)      
      
      
Whatever We Want

Written and Directed by Megan Johns
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Nov 8  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Both Your Houses (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Chris Amos and Eliza Stoughton star in Remy Bumppo Theatre's "Both Your Houses" by Maxwell Anderson, directed by James Bohnen. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Both Your Houses

Written by Maxwell Anderson
Directed by James Bohnen
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Nov 9   |  tickets: $47-$52   |  more info
       
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November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More