Review: The Hammer Trinity (The House Theatre of Chicago)

Krystal Worrell and John Henry Roberts in "The Excelsior King", part three of House Theatre's "The Hammer Trinity" by Nathan Allen and Chris Mathews, directed by Nathan Allen.  (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Hammer Trinity

Written by Nathan Allen and Chris Mathews
Directed by Nathan Allen
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru May 3  |  tickets: $30; $65   |  more info
       
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March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: On An Average Day (Spartan Theatre)

Andrew Monson and Patrick Belics star in Spartan Theatre's "On An Average Day" by John Kolvenbach, directed by Ray Frewen.  (photo credit: Amanda de la Guardia)        
      
On An Average Day

Written by John Kolvenbach  
Directed by Ray Frewen
at Pentagon Stage, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Apr 12  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Illusionists (Broadway in Chicago)

Dan Sperry, Aaron Crow, Adam Trent, Kevin James, Jeff Hobson, Andrew Basso and Yu Ho-Jin star in Broadway in Chicago's "The Illusionists," conceived by Simon Painter, directed by Neil Dorward. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
The Illusionists:
    Witness the Impossible

Conceived by Simon Painter 
Directed by Neil Dorward
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru March 22  |  tickets: $16-$90   |  more info
       
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Review: The Full Monty (Kokandy Productions)

Garrett Lutz stars as Jerry Lukowski in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty" by Terrence McNally and David Yazbek, directed by John D. Glover. (photo credit: Joshua Albanese Photography)       
      
The Full Monty 

Book by Terrence McNally 
Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek 
Directed by John D. Glover
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 12  |  tickets: $38   |  more info
       
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March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Airline Highway (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Judith Roberts stars as Miss Ruby in the Steppenwolf Theatre's world premiere "Airline Highway" by Lisa D'Amour, directed by Joe Mantello. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Airline Highway

Written by Lisa D’Amour 
Directed by Joe Mantello
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Feb 14  |  tickets: $20-$86   |  more info
       
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Review: Panic on Cloud 9 (Second City of Chicago)

Chelsea Devantez and John Hartman star in Second City's "Panic on Cloud 9", directed by Ryan Bernier. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Panic on Cloud 9

Written by the Ensemble 
Directed by Ryan Bernier
Second City Mainstage, 1616 N. Wells (map) 
open end  |  tickets: $23 and up   |  more info
       
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January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Humans (American Theater Company)

Hanna Dworkin in American Theater Company's "The Humans" by Stephen Karam, directed by PJ Paparelli. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Humans

Written by Stephen Karam  
Directed by PJ Paparelli
American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Feb 1  |  tickets: $43-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: Pericles (Chicago Shakespeare)

Lisa Berry and Ross Lehman star in Chicago Shakespeare's "Pericles" by William Shakespeare, directed by David H. Bell. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)     
       
      
Pericles

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by David H. Bell 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Jan 18  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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Tweet of the Week–from a “Newsies” cast member



Jeff Heimbrock tweet of the day

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Review: A Klingon Christmas Carol (Commedia Beauregard, 2014)

Christina Romano stars in Commedia Beauregard's "A Klingon Christmas Carol" by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom and Sasha Warren, directed by Catie O'Donnell. (photo credit: Anne Petersen)        
      
A Klingon Christmas Carol

Written by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom 
      and Sasha Warren
Directed by Catie O’Donnell 
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 21  |  tickets: $30-$34   |  more info
       
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December 19, 2014 | 2 Comments More

Review: Newsies (Broadway in Chicago)

Broadway in Chicago and Disney Theatricals present "Newsies" by Jack Feldman, Alan Menken and Harvey Fierstein, directed by Jeff Calhoun. (photo credit: Deen van Meer)        
      
Newsies

By Jack Feldman (lyrics), Alan Menken (music)
       and Harvey Fierstein (book)
Directed by Jeff Calhoun  
at Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru Jan 4  |  tickets: $40-$130   |  more info
       
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December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Nutcracker (Joffrey Ballet, 2014)

Joffrey Ballet Chicago presents Peter Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey, conducted by Scott Speck. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
    
      
The Nutcracker

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
Conceived and Choreographed by Robert Joffrey
at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru Dec 28  |  tickets: $32-$134   |  more info
       
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December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More