Review: Beaten (The Artistic Home)

Kristin Collins stars as Madelyn in the world premiere of The Artistic Home's "Beaten" by Scott Woldman, directed by Katherine Swan. (photo credit: Anthony Aicardi)        
       
Beaten 

Written by Scott Woldman  
Directed by Katherine Swan
at The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $28-$32   |  more info
       
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July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Cirque Shanghai – Dragon’s Thunder (Navy Pier)

"Silks" from Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder, now at Chicago's Navy Pier        
       
Cirque Shanghai: 
     Dragon’s Thunder
 

Directed by Miao Miao Chen 
at Navy Pier Pepsi Skyline Stage (map)
thru Sept 22  |  tickets: $15-$29   |  more info
       
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July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Death and Harry Houdini (The House Theatre of Chicago)

Dennis Watkins as Houdini in The House Theatre's "Death and Harry Houdini," written and directed by Nathan Allen. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Death and Harry Houdini 

Written and Directed by Nathan Allen
Magic by Dennis Watkins   
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Aug 18  |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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Review: The Liar (Writers’ Theatre)

Nate Burger and Laura Rook star in Writers' Theatre's "The Liar," adapted by David Ives from the comedy by Pierre Corneille, and directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Liar

Written by David Ives
Adapted from comedy by Pierre Corneille
Directed by William Brown 
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $65-$70   |  more info
       
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Review: The Jungle Book (Goodman Theatre)

Akash Chopra and Usman Ally star in Goodman Theatre's "The Jungle Book," with book and direction by Mary Zimmerman. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
The Jungle Book  

    
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman,
   Robert B. Sherman, Lorraine Feather,
   Paul Grabowsky and Terry Gilkayson
Book and Direction by Mary Zimmerman  
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Aug11 Aug 18tickets: $30-$125   |  more info
       
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Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Haven Theatre Chicago)

Ryan Lanning stars as Hedwig in Haven Theatre's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" by Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell, directed by Kyle Trent.  (photo credit: Barbara Danielson)        
       
Hedwig and the Angry Inch  

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask  
Text by John Cameron Mitchell
Directed by Kyle Trent
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $20-$32   |  more info
       
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Review: Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (Emerald City Theatre @ Broadway Playhouse)

Danny Taylor stars as The Cat in Emerald City Theatre's "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat," adapted by Katie Mitchell, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
       
Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat 

Adapted by Katie Mitchell  
Directed by Ernie Nolan 
Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $16-$22   |  more info
       
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Review: Mahal (Bailiwick Chicago Theater)

Patrick Byrnes and Kevin Matthew Reyes star in the world premiere of Bailiwick Chicago's "Mahal" by Danny Bernardo, directed by Erica Weiss. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Mahal 

Written by Danny Bernardo
Directed by Erica Weiss
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Aug 2  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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Review: Kill Your Boyfriends (Pride Films and Plays)

Erik Strebig and James Nedrud star in Pride Films and Plays' "Kill Your Boyfriends", arranged and choreographed by Derek Van Barham for National Pastime Theater's annual Naked July festival.        
       
Kill Your Boyfriends 

Choreographed/Arranged by Derek Van Barham  
National Pastime Theater, 941 W. Lawrence (map)
thru July 27  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Belleville (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Kate Arrington and Cliff Chamberlain in in Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production of Belleville by Amy Herzog, directed by Anne Kauffman.        
       
Belleville 

Written by Amy Herzog  
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru Aug 25  |  tickets: $20-$78   |  more info
       
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Review: Cowboy Mouth (Black Ribbon Theater)

Amy Geist and Jovan King star as Cavale and Lobster Man in Black Ribbon Theater's "Cowboy Mouth" by Sam Shepard and Patti Smith, directed by Anthony DeMarco. (photo credit: Anthony DeMarco)        
       
Cowboy Mouth 

Written by Sam Shepard and Patti Smith
Directed by Anthony DeMarco
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru July 14  |  tickets: $21   |  more info
       
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Review: Thom Pain (based on nothing) – Theater Wit

Lance Baker stars as Thom Pain in Theater Wit's "Thom Pain (based on nothing)" by Will Eno, directed by Jeremy Wechsler. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
       
Thom Pain 
      (based on nothing)
 

Written by Will Eno
Directed by Jeremy Wechsler  
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru July 27  |  tickets: $18-$24   |  more info
       
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