Review: A Chorus Line (Paramount Theatre)

A Chorus Line, Paramount Theatre Aurora, Liz Lauren       
      
A Chorus Line 

Book by James Kirkwood, Nicholas Dante
Marvin Hamlisch (music), Edward Kleban (lyrics)
Directed by Mitzi Hamilton  
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Feb 5  |  tickets: $35-$47   |  more info
       
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Review: Quake (Buzz22 Chicago)

Quake poster - Buzz22 Chicago       
      
Quake

Written by Melanie Marnich  
Directed by Sara Sawicki  
Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted (map)
thru Feb 18  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Invisible Man (Court Theatre)

Teagle F. Bougere as the Invisible Man in the Oren Jacoby adaption of the Ralph Ellison novel, directed by Christopher McElroen and presented by Court Theatre (photo credit: Michael Brosilow).       
      
The Invisible Man 

Adapted by Oren Jacoby 
Based on novel by Ralph Ellison  
Directed by Christopher McElroen
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tickets: $35-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Motion (Signal Ensemble Theatre)

(f to b) Meredith Alvarez as Diane and Philip Winston as Michael - Signal Ensemble Theatre, Motion       
      
Motion

Written by Ronan Marra 
Directed by Aaron Snook  
Signal Ensemble Thtr, 1802 W. Bernice (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Hedda Gabler (For This Theater)

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Hedda Gabler 

Written by Henrik Ibsen 
Directed by Pawel Grajnert
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Feb 11  |  tickets: $20   
        
         
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Review: The Hunchback Variations Opera (Theater Oobleck)

Larry Adams as Quasimodo in Theater Oobleck's "The Hunchback Variations Opera". Photo by Jim Newberry.       
      
The Hunchback
      Variations Opera
 

Music by Mark Messing  
Libretto by Mickle Maher
VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tickets: $0-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Disorientation of Butterflies (Uncovered Theatre)

A scene from Uncovered Theatre's "The Disorientation of Butterflies", directed by Kelly Levander.        
     
Disorientation of Butterflies

Written by Alaska Reece Vance  
Music by Nathan A. Schmidt
Directed by Kelly Levander
Irish American Heritage Ctr, 4626 N. Knox (map)
thru Feb 19  |  tickets: $10-$18   |  more info
       
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Review: Legally Blonde: The Musical (Marriott Theatre)

Chelsea Packard as Elle Woods, in Marriott Theatre's "Legally Blonde: The Musical", directed by Marc Robin. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)       
      
Legally Blonde: The Musical 

Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach
Directed/Choreographed by Marc Robin 
at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru April 1  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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