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Review: The Assembled Parties (Raven Theatre)

Loretta Rezos and Joe Mack in The Assembled Parties, Raven Theatre           
      

The Assembled Parties

Written by Richard Greenberg
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru March 25  |  tix: $22-$46  |  more info
       
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February 16, 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

SNL sketch spoofs ‘Chicago’: Kate McKinnon lampoons Kellyanne Conway (via Roxie Hart)

     

With Saturday Night Live’s parody of “Roxie” from Chicago the Musical, Kellyanne Conway (played spot-on by Kate McKinnon) reveals the real reason she joined Donald Trump’s campaign.  Hilarious!

January 22, 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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January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Men on Boats (American Theater Company)

Lawren Carter, Stephanie Shum and Avi Roque star in Men on Boats, American Theater Co           
      
  

Men on Boats

Written by Jaclyn Backhaus
American Theater Co., 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Feb 12  |  tix: $38  |  more info
       
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January 12, 2017 | 1 Comment More

Top 10 Chicago Productions of 2016

 

Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda at PrivateBank Theatre, Broadway in Chicago 3Brenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232The Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre 27Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell TheatreMichael Holding by Laura Wade in Posh, Steep Theatre GGMaria Velazquez in Library from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Cecelia Wingate and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope Theatre (Joel Maisonet)Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin Jackson

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2016 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – from the largest equity houses and dance companies to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the hundreds of productions that we reviewed this past year, here are our picks, in alphabetical order, for the best 10 productions of 2016. Bravo to all!!  

See our picks below the fold

     
January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Twist Your Dickens (Second City at Goodman Theatre, 2016)

Joe Dempsey stars in Twist Your Dickens, Second City at Goodman Theatre 2016           
      
  

Twist Your Dickens

Written by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $25-$47  |  more info
       
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December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More