Review: Apes of Wrath (Second City e.t.c.)

Carisa Barreca and Tim Ryder in Second City e.t.c.'s "Apes of Wrath," directed by Jen Ellison. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Apes of Wrath

Written by the Ensemble 
Directed by Jen Ellison
Second City e.t.c Theatre, 230 W. North Ave. (map) 
open run  |  tickets: $23-$48   |  more info
       
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August 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Miles Away (The Side Project Theatre)

Isabel Ellison stars as Sissy in The Side Project Theatre's "Miles Away" by Christine Whitley, directed by Scott Weinstein. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
Miles Away 

Written by Christine Whitley  
Directed by Scott Weinstein 
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Aug 31  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Year of Magical Thinking (American Players Theatre)

Sarah Day stars in American Players Theatre's "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, directed by Brenda DeVita. (photo credit: Zane Williams)        
      
The Year of Magical Thinking

Written by Joan Didion  
Directed by Brenda DeVita
American Players Theatre, Spring Green, WI (map)
thru Oct 4  |  tickets: $44-$70   |  more info
       
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August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Take the Cake (Factory Theater)

Stacie Barra and Corbette Pasko stars in Factory Theater's world premiere of "Take the Cake" by Stacie Barra, directed by Timothy C. Amos. (photo credit: Dan Tamarkin)        
      
Take the Cake

Written by Stacie Barra  
Directed by Timothy C. Amos
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Sept 6  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Mike and Seth (The Side Project Theatre)

Michael Manocchio and Derek Garza star as Seth and Mike in The Side Project's "Mike and Seth" by Daniel Talbott, directed by Adam Webster. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
Mike and Seth

Written by Daniel Talbott  
Directed by Adam Webster
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Aug 24  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Nathan M. Hosner and Lanise Antoine Shelley star in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare, directed by David H. Bell. (photo credit: Chuck Osgood)        
      
   
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by David H. Bell 
at various Chicago parks (map and schedule)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: FREE   |  more info 
     
         
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August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Coming World (The Blind Owl)

Aislinn Kerchaert and Alex Hardaway star in The Blind Owl's "The Coming World" by Christopher Shinn, directed by Azar Kazemi. (photo credit: Janine Pixley)        
      
The Coming World

Written by Christopher Shinn
Directed by Azar Kazemi
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Marvelous Marvelettes (Black Ensemble Theater)

Alanna Taylor stars as Wanda in Black Ensemble Theater's "The Marvelous Marvelettes" by Reginald Williams, directed by Rueben D. Echoles. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
The Marvelous Marvelettes

Written by Reginald Williams  
Directed by Rueben D. Echoles
at Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Intimate Apparel (Eclipse Theatre)

Kelly Owens stars as Esther Mills in Eclipse Theatre's "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage, directed by Steve Scott (photo credit: Tim Knight)        
      
Intimate Apparel

Written by Lynn Nottage  
Directed by Steve Scott
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Aug 24  |  tickets: $20-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: The Beverly Hillbillies, the Musical (Theatre at the Center)

James Harms stars as Jed Clampett in Theatre at the Center's world premiere "The Beverly Hillbillies: the Musical" by David Rogers, Amanda Rogers and Gregg Opelka, directed by David Perkovich. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Beverly Hillbillies: 
    the Musical

Book by David Rogers and Amanda Rogers
Music and Lyrics by Gregg Opelka
Directed by David Perkovich  
at Theatre at the Center, Munster, IN (map)
thru Aug 10  |  tickets: $40-$44   |  more info
       
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Review: The Jungle (Oracle Theatre)

Travis Delgado stars as Jurgis in Oracle Theatre's "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair, adapted and directed by Matt Foss. (photo credit: Jason Fassl)        
      
    
    
The Jungle

Adapted and Directed by Matt Foss 
From novel by Upton Sinclair
Music by Nicholas Tonozzi  
at Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway (map)
thru Sept 6   |  tickets: FREE   |  more info 
         
         
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Review: Big Fish (Jedlicka Performing Arts Center)

Jonah D. Winston and Edward J. MacLennan star in Jedlicka Performing Art's "Big Fish" by Andrew Lippa and John August, directed by Dante J. Orfei. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Big Fish

Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa 
Book by John August  
Directed by Dante J. Orfei
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, Cicero (map)
thru Aug 9  |  tickets: $16-$18   |  more info  
       
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