Review: Chicago’s Golden Soul (Black Ensemble Theater)

Brian Nelson as Alvin Cash in Black Ensemble Theater's "Chicago's Golden Soul," written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
Chicago’s Golden Soul

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map) 
thru March 29  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: The How and the Why (TimeLine Theatre)

Janet Ulrich Brooks and Elizabeth Ledo star in TimeLine Theatre's "The How and the Why" by Sarah Treem, directed by Keira Fromm. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch)       
      
The How and the Why

Written by Sarah Treem 
Directed by Keira Fromm
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $35-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: The Pitchfork Disney (Interrobang Theatre Project)

Aislinn Kerchaert and Fred Geyer star in Interrobang Theatre Project's "The Pitchfork Disney" by Philip Ridley, directed by Jeffry Stanton. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
The Pitchfork Disney

Written by Philip Ridley
Directed by Jeffry Stanton
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: $18-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Unshelved (Eclectic Full Contact Theatre)

Debra Rodkin and Mike Speller star as Audrey and Bill in Eclectic Theatre's "Unshelved" by Beth Kander, directed by Lisa Hodge Kander.

       
      
Unshelved

Written by Beth Kander
Directed by Lisa Hodge Kander
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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Review: Sons of the Prophet (American Theater Company)

Michael Weingand, Will Zahrn and Tyler Ravelson star in American Theater's "Sons of the Prophet" by Stephen Karam, directed by PJ Paparelli. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Sons of the Prophet

Written by Stephen Karam  
Directed by PJ Paparelli  
American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru March 9  |  tickets: $35-$40   |  more info
       
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Review: Into the Woods (The Hypocrites at Mercury Theater)

Sarah Bockel and Hillary Marren star in The Hypocrites' "Into the Woods" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Geoff Button. (photo credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis)        
      
Into the Woods

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine 
Directed by Geoff Button
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru April 5  |  tickets: $20-$59   |  more info
       
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Review: The Reckoning of Kit and Little Boots (First Floor Theater)

Owais Ahmed stars as Christopher Marlowe in First Floor Theater's "The Reckoning of Kit & Little Boots" by Nat Cassidy, directed by Gus Menary. (photo credit: Sid Branca)        
      
The Reckoning 
  of Kit & Little Boots

Written by Nat Cassidy
Directed by Gus Menary
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru March 2   |  tickets: $   |  more info
       
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Review: The Barber of Seville (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Alessandro Corbelli and Nathan Gunn star in Lyric Opera's "The Barber of Seville" by Gioachino Rossini, directed by Rob Ashford. (photo credit: Dan Rest)        
      
The Barber of Seville

Music by Gioachino Rossini  
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Directed by Rob Ashford
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Feb 28  |  tickets: $20-$229   |  more info
       
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Review: The Playboy of the Western World (Raven Theatre)

Sam Hubbard and Jen Short star in Raven Theatre's "The Playboy of the Western World" by John Millington Synge, directed by Michael Menendian. (photo credit: Keith Claunch)        
      
The Playboy
   of the Western World

Written by John Millington Synge
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru April 5  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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Review: Crime and Punishment (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Ed Porter stars in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Crime and Punishment," adapted by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Richard Cotovsky. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Crime and Punishment

Adapted by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus
From novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Directed by Richard Cotovsky
at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru March 16  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Plainsong (Signal Ensemble Theatre)

Vincent P. Mahler and Jon Steinhagen star in Signal Ensemble Theatre's "Plainsong" by Eric Schmiedl, directed by Bries Vannon. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Plainsong

Written by Eric Schmiedl  
Adapted from novel by Kent Haruf
Directed by Bries Vannon  
Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru March 8  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Tom Jones (Northlight Theatre)

Molly Glynn and Chris Amos in Northlight Theatre's "Tom Jones", adapted by Jon Jory, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Tom Jones

Adapted by Jon Jory  
Directed by William Brown 
North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $25-$75   |  more info
       
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