Review: The Nutcracker (The House Theatre of Chicago, 2015)

Jaclyn Hennell and Desmond Gray star in The House Theatre's "The Nutcracker," adapted from the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, directed by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
The Nutcracker 

Created by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich
   Kevin O’Donnell and Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Dec 31  |  tix: $15-$45   |  more info
       
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Review: Robin Hood and Maid Marian (Strawdog Theatre)

Caleb Probst stars as Robin Hood in "Robin Hood and Maid Marian," adapted by Forks & Hope, directed by Matt Pierce. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)         
      
Robin Hood
   and Maid Marian
 

Adapted by Forks & Hope 
at Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tix: $15  | more info 
       
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Review: The Santaland Diaries (Theater Wit, 2015)

Mitchell Fain stars as a Macy's elf in Theater Wit's "The Santaland Diaries" by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, and directed by Jeremy Wechsler. (photo credit: Johnny Knight)         
      
The Santaland Diaries 

Written by David Sedaris
Adapted by Joe Mantello
Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 30  |  tix: $24-$36  | more info
       
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Review: That’s Weird Grandma–The Holiday Special (Barrel of Monkeys, 2015)

Tai Palmgren in "The Marshmallow," part of Barrel of Monkey's "That's Weird, Grandma: The Holiday Special," written by CPS students, directed by Joseph Shupbach. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)         
      
That’s Weird, Grandma:
  The Holiday Special
 

Written by CPS Students
Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Dec 28  |  tix: $6-$12   |  more info
       
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Review: Burning Bluebeard (The Hypocrites)

Pam Chermansky as the Fancy Clown in The Hypocrites' "Burning Bluebeard" by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)          
   

       
Burning Bluebeard 

Written by Jay Torrence
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $36 | more info
       
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Review: Incident at Vichy (Redtwist Theatre)

Michael Sherwin and Zach De Nardi in Redtwist Theatre's "Incident at Vichy" by Arthur Miller, directed by Ian Frank. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)          
      
  

Incident at Vichy 

Written by Arthur Miller
Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Jan 10  |  tix: $30-$35  | more info
       
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Review: A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre, 2015)

Travis Knight and Larry Yando star in Goodman Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, adapted by Tom Creamer, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)         
      
A Christmas Carol 

Adapted by Tom Creamer
From novel by Charles Dickens
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn  (map)
thru Dec 27  |  tix: $25-$102  |  more info
       
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Review: Pocatello (Griffin Theatre)

Morgan Maher, Michael McKeogh and Sam Guinan-Nyhart star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello" by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
Pocatello

Written by Samuel D. Hunter
at Signal Theatre, 1812 W. Berenice (map)
thru Dec 13  |  tix: $36 |  more info
       
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