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Review: The Nerd (Black Fox Theatre)

John Wilson stars as Ticky in Black Fox Theatre's "The Nerd" by Larry Shue, directed by Mary Reynard. (photo credit: Grant Terzakis)       
      
The Nerd 

Written by Larry Shue
Directed by Mary Reynard
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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August 15, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Cabaret (Light Opera Works)

Jenny Lamb stars as Sally Bowles in Light Opera Works' "Cabaret" by Kander and Ebb, directed by Stacey Flaster. (photo credit: Jasmin Shah)        
       
Cabaret 

By John Kander (music), Fred Ebb (lyrics) 
        and Joe Masteroff (book)
Directed and Choreographed by Stacey Flaster
Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: $32-$77   |  more info
       
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August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Flashdance the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Jillian Mueller stars as Alex Owens in Broadway in Chicago's "Flashdance the Musical" by Tom Hedley, Robert Cary and Robbie Roth, directed by Sergio Trujillo. (photo credit: Jeremy Daniel)        
       
Flashdance the Musical  

By Tom Hedley, Robert Cary and Robbie Roth
Directed and Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo
Cadillac Palace Theatre, address (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: $18-$85   |  more info
       
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August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Drunk and Ready (Redtwist Theatre)

Amy Rapp, Jason Rohn and Elizabeth Argus star in Redtwist Theatre's "Drunk and Ready" by Scott Woldman, directed by Michael Osinski. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)        
      
Drunk and Ready

Written by Scott Woldman
Directed by Michael Osinski 
Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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August 11, 2013 | 3 Comments More

Review: Invasion! (Silk Road Rising)

Dan Johnson and Glenn Stanton star in Silk Road Rising's "Invasion!" by Jonas Hussan Khemiri, directed by Anna C. Bahow. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Invasion! 

Written by Jonas Hussan Khemiri 
Translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Directed by Anna C. Bahow 
at Silk Road Rising, 77 W. Washington (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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August 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Inventing Van Gogh (Strange Bedfellows Theatre)

Riley McIlveen stars as Vincent van Gogh in Strange Bedfellows Theatre's "Inventing Van Gogh" by Steven Dietz, directed by Aaron Henrickson.        
       
Inventing Van Gogh 

Written by Steven Dietz
Directed by Aaron Henrickson
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Aug 25   |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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August 8, 2013 | 3 Comments More

Review: All-American (Redtwist Theatre)

Bryce Gangel and Andrew J. Pond star in Redtwist Theatre's "All-American" by Julia Brownell, directed by Scott Weinstein. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)        
      
All-American

Written by Julia Brownell
Directed by Scott Weinstein
Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Sept 9  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Last Five Years (Kokandy Productions)

Allison Hendrix and Jim DeSelm star as Cathy and Jamie in Kokandy Productions' "The Last Five Years" by Jason Robert Brown, directed by John D. Glover.        
      
The Last Five Years

Written by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by John D. Glover
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Aug 25  |  tickets: $32   |  more info
       
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August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bear Claw (Area IV Theatre)

havalah grace and Steven Delisi star in Area IV Theatre's world premiere of "Bear Claw" by Hayes Borkowski, directed by Zachary Baker-Salmon. (photo credit: Greyory Blake)        
       
Bear Claw 

Written by Hayes Borkowski
Directed by Zachary Baker-Salmon
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Namosaur! (Factory Theater)

Timothy C. Amos and Ross Compton star in the world premiere of Factory Theater's "Namosaur" by Scott Oken, directed by Manny Tamayo. (photo credit: Dan Tamarkin)        
      
Namosaur!

Written by Scott Oken  
Directed by Manny Tamayo
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Aug 31  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Romeo and Juliet (Midsommer Flight)

Ashlee Edgemon and Brian Scannel star in Midsommer Flight's "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, directed by Beth Wolf.        
       
Romeo and Juliet 

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by Beth Wolf
at Schreiber Park (map) and Touhy Park (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: FREE   |  more info 
         
     
         
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August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Beautiful Dark (Redtwist Theatre)

Jacob Bond and Jacqueline Grandt star as Charlie and Nancy in Redtwist Theatre's world premiere of "The Beautiful Dark" by Erik Gernand, directed by Josh Altman. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)        
      
The Beautiful Dark

Written by Erik Gernand
Directed by Josh Altman
Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More