Review: strangers, babies (Steep Theatre)

Sasha Gioppo stars in Steep Theatre's "strangers, babies" by Linda McLean, directed by Brad Akin. (photo credit: Lee Miller)        
      
strangers, babies

Written by Linda McLean
Directed by Brad Akin
at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru March 1  |  tickets: $20-$22   |  more info
       
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January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Jonathan Butler-Duplessis and Bear Bellinger star in Chicago Children's Theatre's "Mr. Chickee's Funny Money," directed by Derrick Sanders. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
      
Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money

Music/Lyrics by Lamont Dozier and Paris Dozier
Book by David Ingber
Directed by Derrick Sanders
at Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: $25-$38   |  more info
       
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Review: Gidion’s Knot (Profiles Theatre)

Amy J. Carle and Laura Hooper star as Corryn and Heather in Profiles Theatre's "Gidion's Knot" by Johnna Adams, directed by Joe Jahraus. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Gidion’s Knot

Written by Johnna Adams
Directed by Joe Jahraus
at Profiles’ Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway (map)
thru Mar 9  |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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Review: The Tennessee Williams Project (The Hypocrites)

Patrick Gannon in The Hypocrites' "The Tennessee Williams Project", directed and devised by Matt Hawkins. (photo credit: Matthew Gregory Hollis)        
      
Tennessee Williams Project

Written by Tennessee Williams 
Directed and Devised by Matt Hawkins
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Mar 2  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: 42nd Street (Paramount Theatre)

Tyler Hanes stars as Billy Lawlor in Paramount Theatre's "42nd Street," directed by Rachel Rockwell, music directed by Doug Peck. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
42nd Street

By Harry Warren (music), Al Dubin (lyrics),
   Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble (book),
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Feb 9  |  tickets: $37-$50   |  more info
       
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Review: Request Concert (Side Project Theatre)

Meg Elliott stars as Ms. Rasch in Side Project Theatre's "Request Concert" by F.X. Kroetz, directed by Mary Ellen O'Hara. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
Request Concert

Written by F.X. Kroetz
Directed by Mary Ellen O’Hara
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Feb 2  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood (MadKap Productions)

Anita Kallen and William Chamberlain star as Charlotte and George Bernard Shaw in MadKap Productions' "Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood" by Mark Saltzman, directed by John Nasca.        
      
Mr. Shaw Goes 
       to Hollywood

Written by Mark Saltzman
Directed by John Nasca
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Feb 16  |  tickets: $20-$35   |  more info
       
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Review: El año en que nací / The year I was born (Lola Arias @ Museum of Contemporary Art)

Lola Arias and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago preset "El año en que nací / The year I was born," written and directed by Lola Arias. (photo credit: Nathan Keay)        
      
El año en que nací
   The year I was born
 

Written and Directed by Lola Arias   
Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago (map)
thru Jan 26  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: Luck of the Irish (Next Theatre)

Austin Tally and Lily Mojekwu star in Next Theatre's "Luck of the Irish" by Kirsten Greenidge, directed by Damon Kiely. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Luck of the Irish

Written by Kirsten Greenidge  
Directed by Damon Kiely 
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $30-$45   |  more info
       
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Review: Rasheeda Speaking (Rivendell Theatre)

Eric Slater and Ora Jones star in Rivendell Theatre's "Rasheeda Speaking" by Joel Drake Johnson, directed by Sandy Shinner. (photo credit: Joe Mazza / Brave Lux)        
      
Rasheeda Speaking

Written by Joel Drake Johnson
Directed by Sandy Shinner
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru Feb 15  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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Review: Seven Guitars (Court Theatre)

Kelvin Roston Jr. and Ebony Wimbs star in Court Theatre's "Seven Guitars" by August Wilson, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Seven Guitars

Written by August Wilson 
Directed by Ron OJ Parson 
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Feb 16  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Out Loud (eta Creative Arts)

Melanie Loren and Watson Swift star as Eva and Benny in eta Creative Art's "Out Loud" by Olivia Dawson and Ray Proctor, directed by Olivia Dawson.       
      
Out Loud

Written by Olivia Dawson and Ray Proctor 
Directed by Olivia Dawson
eta Creative Arts, 7558 S. South Chicago (map)
thru March 9  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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