Category: World Premier

Review: Exit Strategy (Jackalope Theatre)

Danny Martinez and Lucy Sandy star in Jackalope Theatre's "Exit Strategy" by Ike Holter, directed by Gus Menary. (photo credit: Ryan Bourque)        
      
Exit Strategy

Written by Ike Holter  
Directed by Gus Menary
Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway (map)
thru Aug 29  |  tickets: $5-$15   |  more info
       
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June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Summer Series 2014 (Hubbard Street Dance)

Ana Lopez, left, and Jonathan Fredrickson in The Impossible by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.        
      
Summer Series

Choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo,
  Nacho Duato, William Forsythe and Jiří Kylián
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru June 8   |  tickets: $25-$99   |  more info
       
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June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Passions of Emma Goldman (ShPIeL Theatre)

Roslyn Alexander stars in ShPIeL Theatre's "The Passions of Emma Goldman" by Roslyn Alexander, directed by Dennis Zacek. (photo credit: Ashleigh Bowers)        
      
The Passions
    of Emma Goldman

Written by Roslyn Alexander
Directed by Dennis Zacek  
Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln, Skokie (map)
thru June 22  |  tickets: $18-$28   |  more info
       
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June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: In the Garden – A Darwinian Love Story (Lookingglass Theatre)

Andrew White and Rebecca Spence star in Lookingglass Theatre's "In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story" by Sara Gmitter, directed by Jessica Thebus. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
In the Garden:
   A Darwinian Love Story

Written by Sara Gmitter 
Directed by Jessica Thebus
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $45-$70   |  more info
       
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June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bellboys, Bears and Baggage (Redmoon)

Redmoon presents the world premiere of "Bellboys, Bears and Baggage," conceived by Blake Montgomery and Jim Lasko, directed by Blake Montgomery. (photo credit: Al Zayed)        
      
Bellboys, Bears and Baggage

Conceived by Blake Montgomery and Jim Lasko
Directed by Blake Montgomery
at Redmoon Theatre, 2120 S. Jefferson (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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May 22, 2014 | 6 Comments More

Review: The Next Thing (Signal Theatre Ensemble)

Christopher Selefski and Courtney Jones star in Signal Ensemble Theatre's world premiere "The Next Thing" by Ronan Marra and Jon Steinhagen, directed by Ronan Marra. (photo credit: Johnnny Knight)        
      
The Next Thing

Book by Ronan Marra
Music and Lyrics by Jon Steinhagen
Directed by Ronan Marra
Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru June 7  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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May 20, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Review: Confederates in the Attic (City Lit Theater)

Liz Krane and Christian Isely star in City Lit Theater's "Confederates in the Attic" by Tony Horwitz, adapted and directed by Terry McCabe. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Confederates in the Attic

Written by Tony Horwitz
Adapted and Directed by Terry McCabe
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $29   |  more info
       
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May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Jacob (Provision Theatre)

Johnny Rabe and Chuck Spencer star in Provision Theater's world premiere of "Jacob" by Timothy Gregory, directed by Lia Mortensen and Timothy Gregory. (photo credit: Megan Gallagher)        
      
Jacob

Written by Timothy Gregory  
Directed by Timothy Gregory and Lia Mortensen  
Provision Theater, 1001 W. Roosevelt (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $10-$32   |  more info
       
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May 11, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Hey! Dancin’! Hey! Musical! (Factory Theater)

Factory Theater presents the world premiere "Hey! Dancin'! Hey! Musical!" by Laura McKenzie, Mike Beyer and Kirk Pynchon, directed by Matthew Gunnels. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)        
      
Hey! Dancin’! Hey! Musical!

By Laura McKenzie (music, lyrics), Mike Beyer (book),
   and Kirk Pynchon (book, additional lyrics)
Directed by Matthew Gunnels
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru May 31  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Way West (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Zoe Perry and Gabriel Ruiz star in Steppenwolf Theatre's world premiere "The Way West" by Mona Mansour. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Way West

Written by Mona Mansour 
Directed by Amy Morton
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $20-$78   |  more info
       
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April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dorian (The House Theatre)

Cole Simon and Patrick Andrews in House Theatre's "Dorian" by Ben Lobpries and Tommy Rapley, directed and choreograped by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Dorian

Written by Ben Lobpries and Tommy Rapley
Directed, Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru May 18  |  tickets: $20-$39   |  more info
       
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April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Principal Principle (Stage Left Theatre & Theatre Seven of Chicago)

Arya Daire as Ms. Banerjee in the world premiere of Stage Left Theatre and Theatre Seven's "Principal Principle" by Joe Zarrow, directed by Scott Bishop. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Principal Principle

Written by Joe Zarrow
Directed by Scott Bishop
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru May 18  |  tickets: $18-$27   |  more info
       
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April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More