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Review: Take the Cake (Factory Theater)

Stacie Barra and Corbette Pasko stars in Factory Theater's world premiere of "Take the Cake" by Stacie Barra, directed by Timothy C. Amos. (photo credit: Dan Tamarkin)        
      
Take the Cake

Written by Stacie Barra  
Directed by Timothy C. Amos
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Sept 6  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Marvelous Marvelettes (Black Ensemble Theater)

Alanna Taylor stars as Wanda in Black Ensemble Theater's "The Marvelous Marvelettes" by Reginald Williams, directed by Rueben D. Echoles. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
The Marvelous Marvelettes

Written by Reginald Williams  
Directed by Rueben D. Echoles
at Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Beverly Hillbillies, the Musical (Theatre at the Center)

James Harms stars as Jed Clampett in Theatre at the Center's world premiere "The Beverly Hillbillies: the Musical" by David Rogers, Amanda Rogers and Gregg Opelka, directed by David Perkovich. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Beverly Hillbillies: 
    the Musical

Book by David Rogers and Amanda Rogers
Music and Lyrics by Gregg Opelka
Directed by David Perkovich  
at Theatre at the Center, Munster, IN (map)
thru Aug 10  |  tickets: $40-$44   |  more info
       
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August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Jungle (Oracle Theatre)

Travis Delgado stars as Jurgis in Oracle Theatre's "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair, adapted and directed by Matt Foss. (photo credit: Jason Fassl)        
      
    
    
The Jungle

Adapted and Directed by Matt Foss 
From novel by Upton Sinclair
Music by Nicholas Tonozzi  
at Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway (map)
thru Sept 6   |  tickets: FREE   |  more info 
         
         
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August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Geezers (Redtwist Theatre)

Aaron Kirby and Donna Steele star as Jack and Kate in Redtwist Theatre's world-premiere "Geezers" by Tommy Lee Johnston, directed by Jan Ellen Graves. (photo credit: Nicole Johnston)       
      
Geezers

Written by Tommy Lee Johnston 
Directed by Jan Ellen Graves
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: $30-$35   |  more info
       
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July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Orville and Wilbur Did It! (The New Colony)

Jessica London-Shields and Morgan McNaught star in The New Colony's world premiere of "Orville and Wilbur Did It!" by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar, directed by Andrew Hobgood. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Orville and Wilbur Did It!

Written by David Zellnik
Music by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar  
Directed by Andrew Hobgood
at Signal Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Days Like Today (Writers Theatre)

Jonathan Weir and Emily Berman star in Writers Theatre's "Days Like Today" by Alan Schmuckler and Laura Eason, directed by Michael Halberstam. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Days Like Today

Music and Lyrics by Alan Schmuckler 
Book by Laura Eason 
Directed by Michael Halberstam
Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor, Glencoe (map)
thru July 27  |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
       
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July 4, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Last Ship (Broadway in Chicago)

Rachel Tucker and Michale Esper star in Broadway in Chicago's "The Last Ship" by Sting, John Loagan and Brian Yorkey, directed by Joe Mantello. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
The Last Ship

Music and Lyrics by Sting 
Book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey
Directed by Joe Mantello
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru July 13  |  tickets: $33-$100   |  more info
       
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June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Road Less Traveled (Theatre Momentum)

Theatre Momentum presents "The Road Less Traveled," created by the ensemble, directed by artistic director Tony Rielage.        
      
  
  
The Road Less Traveled

Created by the ensemble 
Directed by Tony Rielage
at Theatre Momentum, 1800 W. Cornelia (map)
thru July 26  |  tickets: $10   |  more info
       
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June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: What to Listen For (Side Project Theatre)

Julia Rose Duray and David Prete star in Side Project Theatre's world premiere of "What to Listen For" by Kathleen Tolan, directed by Adam Goldstein. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
What to Listen For

Written by Kathleen Tolan
Directed by Adam Goldstein  
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru July 6  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Musical Tribute to the Andrews Sisters (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Jordan Yentz, Sarah Larson and Casi Maggio star in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's "A Musical Tribute to the Andrews Sisters, conceived by David Heimann and Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: David Heimann)        
      
A Musical Tribute
   to the Andrews Sisters

Conceived by Fred Anzevino and David Heimann  
Directed and Choreographed by David Heimann
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Oct 6  |  tickets: $24-$34   |  more info
       
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June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Piano Diaries (Salt Muse Inc. at Athenaeum Theatre)

Peter Saltzman writes and stars in his one-man show "Piano Diaries," directed by Edwin Wald. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
Piano Diaries

Written and Performed by Peter Saltzman  
Directed by Edwin Wald
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru July 6  |  tickets: $10-$17   |  more info
       
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June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More