Review: Welcome to America (Prologue Theatre)

Carrie Hardin stars as Christina in Prologue Theatre's "Welcome to America" by Lauren Lubow, directed by Shannon Fillion.  (photo credit: Elaine Bell)        
      
Welcome to America

Written by Lauren Lubow
Directed by Shannon Fillion
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Nov 16  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Animal Farm (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Matt Kahler and Will Allan star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Animal Farm," adated from the George Orwell novel by Althos Low, directed by Hallie Gordon. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
  
Animal Farm

Adapted by Althos Low
Directed by Hallie Gordon
at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Nov 16  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: King Lear (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Larry Yando stars as Lear in Chicago Shakespeare's "King Lear" by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Gaines. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)   
        
      
King Lear

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Barbara Gaines 
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $48-$78   |  more info
       
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Review: The Frozen on the Square, 1982 (Akvavit Theatre)

Bergen Anderson, Andrew Fortman and Dan Wilson star in Akvavit Theatre's "The Frozen on the Square (1982)" by Lucas Svensson, directed by Breahan Eve Pautsch. (photo credit: Sooz Main)        
      
The Frozen on the Square (1982)

Written by Lucas Svensson  
Directed by Breahan Eve Pautsch
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 9  |  tickets: $15-$20  |  more info
       
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Review: Whatever We Want (Vivarium Theatre)

Alison Banowsky stars as Bug in Vivarium Theatre's premiere of "Whatever We Want", written and directed by Megan Johns. (photo credit: Matt Beard)      
      
      
Whatever We Want

Written and Directed by Megan Johns
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Nov 8  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Both Your Houses (Remy Bumppo Theatre)

Chris Amos and Eliza Stoughton star in Remy Bumppo Theatre's "Both Your Houses" by Maxwell Anderson, directed by James Bohnen. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Both Your Houses

Written by Maxwell Anderson
Directed by James Bohnen
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Nov 9   |  tickets: $47-$52   |  more info
       
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Review: Bethany (The Gift Theatre)

James D. Farruggio and Hillary Clemens star in The Gift Theatre's "Bethany" by Laura Marks, directed by Marti Lyons. (photo credit: Claire Demos)        
      
Bethany

Written by Laura Marks  
Directed by Marti Lyons
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 23  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: Amazing Grace (Broadway in Chicago)

Josh Young stars as John Newton in Broadway in Chicago's world premiere "Amazing Grace" by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
Amazing Grace

By Christopher Smith (music, lyrics, book)
    and Arthur Giron ((book) 
Directed by Gabriel Barre
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe (map)
thru Nov 2  |  tickets: $33-$100   |  more info
       
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Review: Bingo’s Birthday (Emerald City Theatre)

Alissa Sherwood and George Booker star as Farmer Pickle and Farmer Tickle in Emerald City Theatre's "Bingo's Birthday," created and directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)    
      
      
       
Bingo’s Birthday 

Written and Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport (map)
thru Jan 4  |  tickets: $8-$15   |  more info
       
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Review: Hack/Slash (Strangeloop Theatre and Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)

Jean E. Burr stars in "Hack/Slash," adapted from the Tim Seeley comics series, directed by Brad Gunter. (co-produced by Strangeloop Theatre and Chemically Imbalanced Comedy, photo credit: Austin D. Oie)        
      
Hack/Slash

Based on comic book by Tim Seeley 
Directed by Brad Gunter
Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving (map)
thru Nov 1  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Don Giovanni (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Ana Maria Martinez and Mariusz Kwiecien star in Lyric Opera's "Don Giovani" by Wolfgang Mozart, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Don Giovanni

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
Directed by Robert Falls 
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Oct 29  |  tickets: $32-$244   |  more info
       
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Review: Swan Lake (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

Dylan Gutierrez & Victoria Jaiani star in Joffrey Ballet's "Swan Lake," music by Peter Tchaikovsky, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
   
        
Swan Lake

Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon  
Staged by Jason Fowler  
Music direction by Scott Speck 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $32-$170   |  more info
       
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