Review: Rick Bayless in Cascabel (Lookingglass Theatre)

Shenea Booth and Nicolas Besnard in Lookingglass Theatre's "Rick Bayless in Cascabel", co-created by Heidi Stillman, Tony Hernandez and Rick Bayless. (photo credit: Sean Williams)       
      
Rick Bayless in Cascabel

Written by Heidi Stillman, Tony Hernandez
    and Rick Bayless 
Directed by Heidi Stillman and Tony Hernandez
Lookingglass Thtr, 821 N. Michigan Ave. (map)
thru April 29   |  tickets: $225-$250   |  more info
       
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Review: As You Like It (Strangeloop Theatre)

Peter Robards, as Touchstone, in Strangeloop Theatre's "As You Like It - A New Adaptation", adapted by Letitia Guilland. (photo credit: Genevieve Sauvage)       
      
As You Like It
     (A New Adaptation)
 

Written by  William Shakespeare
Adapted by Letitia Guilland   
Directed by Brad Gunter
at Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland (map)
thru May 6  |  tickets: $10-$15   |  more info
       
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Review: Tunnel Rat (Genesis Theatrical Productions)

Mark J. Shallow as Ronnie Giles in Genesis Theatrical Productions' "Tunnel Rat" by Neil Cole. (photo credit: Allison Tenn)      
     
Tunnel Rat 

Written by Neil Cole 
Directed by Brian LeTraunik
National Pastime Thtr, 941 W. Lawrence (map)
thru April 29|  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Chesapeake (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Greg Matthew Anderson, in Chesapeake, Remy Bumppo       
      
Chesapeake

Written by Lee Blessing 
Directed by Shawn Douglass
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru April 29  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
       
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Review: Trash (Babes With Blades)

L to R: Alison Dornheggen as Diane, Megan Schemmel as Becky. Photo by Steven Townshend. Lighting by Leigh Barrett.       
      
Trash

Written by Arthur M. Jolly  
Directed by Delia Ford
at The Side Project, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru May 5  |  tickets: $12-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Sweetest Swing in Baseball (Step Up Productions)

Elizabeth Antonucci and Cara Olansky in Rebecca Gilman’s “The Sweetest Swing in Baseball.” (photo credit: Rich Hein)       
      
The Sweetest Swing
      in Baseball
 

Written by Rebecca Gilman  
Directed by Audrey Francis
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru April 22  |  tickets: $25-$32   |  more info
       
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Review: L-VIS Live! (Victory Gardens Theater)

Kevin Coval writes and performs "L-VIS LIVE!", directed by Jess McLeod and based on his book “L-vis Lives! Racemusic Poems".       
      
L-VIS LIVE! 

Written and Performed by Kevin Coval   
Directed by Jess McLeod
VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru April 15  |  tickets: $20  |  more info
       
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Review: Pippin (Music Theatre Company)

Joey Stone as the Leading Player, in The Music Theatre's "Pippin", directed by Jessica Redish.       
      
Pippin

Music/Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Directed by Jessica Redish
Karger Center, 1850 Green Bay Road (map)
thru May 6  |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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