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Review: Uncle Vanya (Goodman Theatre)

Caroline Neff and Tim Hopper star as Sonya and Vanya in Uncle Vanya, Goodman Theatre           
      

Uncle Vanya

Written by Anton Chekhov
Adapted by Annie Baker
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru March 19  |  tix: $25-$85  |  more info
       
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March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Carmen (Lyric Opera of Chicago, 2017)

Carmen at Lyric Opera 2017 1           
      
  

Carmen

Written by Georges Bizet (music),
    Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy (libretto)
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru March 25  |  tix: $20-$349  |  more info
       
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February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Gloria (Goodman Theatre)

Jennifer Kim, Catherine Combs and Kyle Beltran star as Kendra, Ani and Miles in Gloria, Goodman Theatre           
      
  

Gloria

Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tix: $25-$85  |  more info
       
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February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Hunter and the Bear (Writers Theatre)

Dan Weschler stars in The Hunter and the Bear by PigPen Theatre at Writers Theatre           
      
    

The Hunter and the Bear 

Written by PigPen Theatre Co.  
Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Jan 29  |  tix: $35-$80  |  more info
       
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January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth (Lookingglass Theatre)

Samuel Taylor and Lindsey Noel Whiting star in Mr. and Mrs. Pennworth, Lookingglass 4           
      
  

Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth 

Written & Directed by Doug Hara
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tix: $40-$75  |  more info
       
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Review: Die Fledermaus (Light Opera Works)

Kelly Britt stars as Adele in Die Fledermaus at Light Opera Works           
       

Die Fledermaus

Music by Johann Strauss, Jr.
Libretto by Karl Haffner, Richard Genée
English adaptation by Quade Winter
Cahn Auditorium, Evanston (map)
thru Jan 1  |  tix: $34-$96  |  more info
       
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December 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Christmas Schooner (Mercury Theater Chicago, 2016)

The Christmas Schooner presented by Mercury Theater Chicago 2016           
          

The Christmas Schooner

Book by John Reeger
Music/Lyrics by Julie Shannon
Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $30-$69  |  more info
       
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December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Little Mermaid (Paramount Theatre)

Kari Yancy stars as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Paramount Theatre           
           

The Little Mermaid

By Doug Wright (book), Alan Menken (music), 
  Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater (lyrics)
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Jan 8 Jan 15  tix: $44-$59  |  more info
       
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December 6, 2016 | 1 Comment More