Review: The Testament of Mary (Victory Gardens Theater)

Linda Reiter stars as Mary in Victory Gardens Theater's "The Testament of Mary" by Colm Tóibín, directed by Dennix Začek. (photo credit: Michael Courier)       
      
The Testament of Mary 

Written by Colm Tóibín 
Directed by Dennis Začek
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 14   |  tickets: $20-$60   |  more info
       
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November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mud, River, Stone (Eclipse Theatre)

Anthony Conway stars as Joaquim in Eclipse Theatre's "Mud, River, Stone" by Lynn Nottage, directed by Andrea J. Dymond. (photo credit: Tim Knight)        
      
Mud, River, Stone

Written by Lynn Nottage  
Directed by Andrea J. Dymond
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 14  |  tickets: $18-$28   |  more info
       
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November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Porgy and Bess (Lyric Opera of Chicago, 2014)

Norman Garrett and Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi star in Lyric Opera's "Porgy and Bess" by George and Ira Gershwin, directed by Francesca Zambello. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
   
      
Porgy and Bess

Written by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin,
   and DuBose and Dorothy Heyward
Directed by Francesca Zambello
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr. (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tickets: $69-$244   |  more info
       
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Review: Annie (Broadway in Chicago)

Issie Swickle and Sunny star as Annie and Sandy in Broadway in Chicago's "Annie the Musical" by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)     
        
      
Annie

By Charles Strouse (music), Martin Charnin (lyrics)
   and Thomas Meehan (book)
Directed by Martin Charnin
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Nov 30  |  tickets: $25-$105   |  more info
       
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Review: Lotto Fever in the Sucker State (Saint Sebastian Players)

Saint Sebastian Players presents the world premiere of "Lotto Fever in the Sucker State" by Leigh Johnson, directed by Jonathan "Rocky" Hagloch. (photo credit: John C. Oster)   
        
      
Lotto Fever in the Sucker State

Written by Leigh Johnson
Directed by Jonathan “Rocky” Hagloch
at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Frederick (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Richard Juarez and Shawn Pfautsch star in Chicago Children's Theatre's world premiere of Leo Lionni's  "Frederick," adapted by Suzanne Miller, directed by Stuart Carden. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
      
Frederick

Adapted by Suzanne Miller
from the book by Leo Lionni
Directed by Stuart Carden  
at Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $23-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: A Bright Room Called Day (Spartan Theatre)

Spartan Theatre presents "A Bright Room Called Day" by Tony Kushner, directed by Laura Elleseg.        
      
A Bright Room Called Day

Written by Tony Kushner  
Directed by Laura Elleseg
Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Great Expectations (Strawdog Theatre, 2014)

Cody Proctor and Mike Tepeli star in Strawdog Theatre's "Great Expectations," adapted by Gale Childs Daly from the Charles Dickens novel, directed by Jason W. Gerace. (photo credit: Kyle Hamman)        
      
Great Expectations

Adapted by Gale Childs Daly
from the novel by Charles Dickens  
Directed by Jason W. Gerace
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: Watch on the Rhine (The Artistic Home)

Kathy Scambiatterra and Liam Dahlborn star in The Artistic Home's "Watch on the Rhine" by Lillian Hellman, directed by Cody Estle. (photo credit: Tim Knight)        
      
Watch on the Rhine

Written by Lillian Hellman
Directed by Cody Estle 
at The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand (map)
thru Nov. 16   |  tickets: $28-$32   |  more info
       
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November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Welcome to America (Prologue Theatre)

Carrie Hardin stars as Christina in Prologue Theatre's "Welcome to America" by Lauren Lubow, directed by Shannon Fillion.  (photo credit: Elaine Bell)        
      
Welcome to America

Written by Lauren Lubow
Directed by Shannon Fillion
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 16  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Animal Farm (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Matt Kahler and Will Allan star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Animal Farm," adated from the George Orwell novel by Althos Low, directed by Hallie Gordon. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
  
Animal Farm

Adapted by Althos Low
Directed by Hallie Gordon
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Nov 16  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: King Lear (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Larry Yando stars as Lear in Chicago Shakespeare's "King Lear" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)   
        
      
King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More