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Review: Sweeney Todd (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Rebecca Finnegan and David Girolmo star in Porchlight Music Theatre's "Sweeney Todd" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Michael Weber. (photo credit: Brandon Dahlquist)        
      
Sweeney Todd

By Stephen Sondheim (music, lyrics)
  and Hugh Wheeler (book) 
Directed by Michael Weber
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $39-$45   |  more info
       
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October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Smokefall (Goodman Theatre, 2014)

Mike Nussbaum and Catherine Combs star in Goodman Theatre's reprise of "Smokefall" by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Smokefall

Written by Noah Haidle  
Directed by Anne Kauffman 
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $25-$81   |  more info
       
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October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Kurt Weill Cabaret (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre)

Christopher Logan and Michael Reyes star in Theo Ubique's "A Kurt Weill Cabaret," arranged by Jeremy Ramey, directed by Fred Anzevino. (photo credit: Adam Veness)        
      
A Kurt Weill Cabaret

Directed by Fred Anzevino  
Arranged by Jeremy Ramey
at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Oct 19  |  tickets: $25-$29   |  more info
       
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October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Commons of Pensacola (Northlight Theatre)

Lusia Strus, Leah Karpel, and Lori Myers star in Northlight Theatre's "The Commons of Pensacola" by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Commons of Pensacola

Written by Amanda Peet  
Directed by Robin Witt 
North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie (map)
thru Oct 19  |  tickets: $25-$78   |  more info
       
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October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Another Bone (Redtwist Theatre)

Jan Ellen Graves and Jacqueline Grandt star as Rhonda and Marie in Redtwist Theatre's "Another Bone" by Cathy Earnest, directed by Ian Frank. (photo credit: Isabella Coelho)        
      
Another Bone

Written by Cathy Earnest
Directed by Ian Frank
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Oct 19  |  tickets: $30-$35   |  more info
       
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October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Rest (Victory Gardens Theater)

MaryAnn Thebus stars as Etta in Victory Gardens Theater's "Rest" by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Joanie Schultz. (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
Rest

Written by Samuel D. Hunter
Directed by Joanie Schultz 
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Oct 12  |  tickets: $30-$60   |  more info
       
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October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Season on the Line (The House Theatre)

Ty Olwin, Maggie Kettering and Marika Mashburn star in The House Theatre's "Season on the Line" by Shawn Pfautsch, directed by Jess McLeod. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Season on the Line

Written by Shawn Pfautsch 
Directed by Jess McLeod
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $25-$35   |  more info
       
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October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mercy Strain (American Theater Company)

Michael Milligan stars in American Theater Company's "Mercy Strain" by Michael Milligan, directed by Tom Oppenheim. (photo credit: Michal Daniel)        
      
Mercy Strain

Written and Performed by Michael Milligan  
Directed by Tom Oppenheim
American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Oct 18  |  tickets: $43-$48   |  more info
       
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October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Let Me Down Easy (American Theater Company)

Usman Ally stars in American Theater Company's "Let Me Down Easy" by Anna Deavere Smith, directed by Bonnie Metzgar. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Let Me Down Easy

Written by Anna Deavere Smith
Directed by Bonnie Metzgar
American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Oct 10  |  tickets: $43-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: The Magic Flute (Isango Ensemble at Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Mhlekazi Andy Mosiea stars as Tamino in Insango Ensemble's "The Magic Flute" by Wolfgang Mozart, adapted and directed by Mark Dornford-May. (photo credit: Keith Pattison)        
      
The Magic Flute

Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
Adapted and Directed by Mark Dornford-May   
at Skyline Stage, Navy Pier (map)
thru Sept 28  |  tickets: $20-$55   |  more info
       
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September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Evil Dead the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

David Sajewich stars in Broadway in Chicago's "Evil Dead: The Musical," directed by Christopher Bond. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)       
      
Evil Dead: The Musical

Written by George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla,
     Christopher Bond and Melissa Morris
Directed by Christopher Bond
at Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Oct 12  |  tickets: $30-$68   |  more info
       
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September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: All My Sons (Raven Theatre)

Chuck Spencer and JoAnn Montemurro star as Joe and Kate Keller in Raven Theatre's "All My Sons" by Arthur Miller, directed by Michael Menendian. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
All My Sons

Written by Arthur Miller 
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Nov 15  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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September 27, 2014 | 2 Comments More