Review: Dessa Rose (Bailiwick Chicago)

Harmony France and Jayson Brooks star in Bailiwick Chicago's "Dessa Rose" by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Dessa Rose

Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown  
Richard Christiansen Thtr, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru April 5  |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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Review: Devil Land (UrbanTheater Chicago)

Tricia Rodriguez stars as Destiny in UbanTheater Chicago's world premiere of "Devil Land" by Desi Moreno-Penson, directed by Hank Hilbert. (photo credit: Anthony Aicardi)        
      
Devil Land

Written by Desi Moreno-Penson
Directed by Hank Hilbert
UrbanTheater Chicago, 2628 W. Division (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: LoveTaps (Chicago Tap Theatre)

Chicago Tap Theatre presents the world premiere of "LoveTaps" by Marc Kelly Smith, Andrew Edwards and Mark Yonally, directed by Harrison McEldowney. (photo credit: Josh Hawkins)        
      
LoveTaps

Written by Marc Kelly Smith
Choreographed by Mark Yonally
Directed by Harrison McEldowney
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $22-$35   |  more info
       
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Review: Best Beloved, The Just So Stories (Forks & Hope Ensemble)

Christian Stokes, Kelsey Shipley and Suzanna Ziko star in the world premiere of Forks & Hope Ensemble's "Best Beloved: The Just So Stories," directed by Josh Sobel. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Best Beloved:
   The Just So Stories

Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling
Directed by Josh Sobel  
at Strawdog’s Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru April 1  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: A Tale of Two Cities (Lifeline Theatre)

John Henry Roberts stars in Lifeline Theatre's new adaption of Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" by Christopher M. Walsh, directed by Elise Kauzlaric. (photo credit: Suzanne Plunkett)        
      
A Tale of Two Cities

Adapted by Christopher M. Walsh  
  from the novel by Charles Dickens 
Directed by Elise Kauzlaric
at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru April 6   |  tickets: $20-$40   |  more info
       
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Review: Miss Marx, Or the Involuntary Side Effect of Living (Strawdog Theatre)

John Ferrick and Dana Black star in "Miss Marx" by Philip Dawkins, directed by Megan Shuchman. (photo credit: Chris Ocken)        
      
Miss Marx: Or the Involuntary
   Side Effect of Living

Written by Philip Dawkins
Directed by Megan Shuchman
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru April 5  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: This Is Not a Cure for Cancer (Collaboraction)

Nathaneal Card stars in Collaboraction's "This Is Not a Cure for Cancer" by Anthony Moseley and Sarah Illiatovitch-Goldman. (photo credit: Anna Sodziak)        
      
This Is Not a Cure for Cancer

By Anthony Moseley and Sarah Illiatovitch-Goldman
Directed by Anthony Moseley and Jeremy Wechsler
at Flat Iron Arts Building 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru March 30  |  tickets: $10-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: Songs for a New World (NightBlue Performing Arts)

Curtis Bannister stars as Man 1 in NightBlue Performing Arts' "Songs for a New World" by Jason Robert Brown, directed by David Walters. (photo credit: Drew Peterson)        
      
Songs for a New World

Written by Jason Robert Brown  
Directed by David Walters
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru March 30  |  tickets: $25-$35   |  more info
       
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Review: Spring Series – Four Works by Jiří Kyliáns (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago)

Kevin J. Shannon in 27.52, choreographed by Jiří Kyliá, part of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Spring Series 2014 (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Spring Series:
    Four Works by Jiří Kyliáns

Choreography by Jiří Kylián 
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru March 16  |  tickets: $25-$99   |  more info
       
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Review: The Gospel of Lovingkindness (Victory Gardens Theater)

Cheryl Lynn Bruce and Tosin Morohunfola star in Victory Garden's "The Gospel of Lovingkindness" by Marcus Gardley, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
The Gospel of Lovingkindness

Written by Marcus Gardley
Directed by Chay Yew
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 30  |  tickets: $30-$60   |  more info
       
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Review: Les Parents Terribles (The Artistic Home)

Frank Nall, Julian Hester and Kathy Scambiatterra star in The Artistic Home's "Les Parents Terribles" by Jean Cocteau, directed by John Mossman. (photo credit: Anthony Aicardi)        
      
Les Parents Terribles

Written by Jean Cocteau  
Directed by John Mossman 
at The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand (map)
thru April 13  |  tickets: $28-$32   |  more info
       
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Review: Golden Boy (Griffin Theatre)

Jason Lindner and Nate Santana star as Tokio and Joe in Griffin Theatre's "Golden Boy" by Clifford Odets, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Golden Boy

Written by Clifford Odets  
Directed by Jonathan Berry 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 6   |  tickets: $28-$33   |  more info
       
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