Review: Waiting for Lefty (Oracle Theatre)

Oracle Theatre presents "Waiting for Lefty" by Clifford Odets, directed by Matt Foss.        
       
Waiting for Lefty 

Written by Clifford Odets
Directed by Matt Foss
at Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway (map)
thru July 27  |  FREE admission  |  more info
       
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July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Half-Brothers Mendelssohn (Strange Tree Group)

Andy Hagar, Stuart Ritter and Brandon Ruiter star in Strange Tree Group's "The Half-Brothers Mendelssohn" by Elizabeth Bagby, directed by Thrisa Hodits. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
       
The Half-Brothers
                Mendelssohn
 

Written by Elizabeth Bagby  
Directed by Thrisa Hodits
at Signal Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru July 20  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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Review: Inner Voices (Piccolo Teatro di Milano @ Chicago Shakespeare)

Gigio Morra and Toni Servillo stars in Piccolo Teatro di Milano's "Inner Voices" by Eduardo de Filippo, directed by Tony Servillo. (photo credit: Fabio Esposito)        
       
Inner Voices 

Written by Eduardo de Filippo
Directed by Tony Servillo
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $50-$60   |  more info
       
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Review: Southern Baptist Sissies (Ludicrous Theatre-Chicago)

Ludicrous Theatre Chicago's "Southern Baptist Sissies" by Del Shores, directed by Wayne Shaw.        
       
Southern Baptist Sissies 

Written by Del Shores
Directed by Wayne Shaw
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru July 1st  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Boeing, Boeing (Drury Lane Theatre)

Nora Dunn stars as Berthe in Drury Lane Theatre's "Boeing, Boeing" by Marc Camoletti, directed by Dennis Zacek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
       
Boeing, Boeing 

Written by Marc Camoletti
Directed by Dennis Zacek
Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace (map)
thru Aug 4  |  tickets: $35-$49   |  more info
       
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Review: The Little Dog Laughed (Kid Brooklyn Productions)

Michael Manocchio and Julia Daubert star in Kid Brooklyn Productions' "The Little Dog Laughed" by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Evan F. Caccioppoli. (photo credit: William Moran)        
       
The Little Dog Laughed 

Written by Douglas Carter Beane  
Directed by Evan F. Caccioppoli
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru July 13  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Ain’t No Cryin’ the Blues: In the Memory of Howlin’ Wolf (Black Ensemble Theater)

Rick Stone stars as Howlin' Wolf at Black Ensemble Theater's "Ain't No Cryin' the Blues" by Jackie Taylor, directed by Rueben Echoles. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
       
Ain’t No Cryin’ the Blues: 
In the Memory of Howlin’ Wolf

Written by Jackie Taylor  
Directed by Rueben Echoles
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Jason and (Medea) – (re)discover theatre

Alex Thompson and Bridget Schreiber star as Jason and Medea in (re)discover theatre's "Jason and (Medea)" by Jessica Shoemaker, directed by Janet Howe. (photo credit: Farrah Underwood)        
       
Jason and (Medea) 

Written by Jessica Shoemaker  
Directed by Janet Howe  
Second Stage Theatre, 3408 N. Sheffield (map)
thru July 7  |  tickets: FREE   |  more info
       
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Review: Mine (The Gift Theatre)

Hillary Clemens and Alexandra Main star as Mari and Joan in The Gift Theatre's "Mine" by Laura Marks, directed by Marti Lyons. (photo credit: Claire Demos)        
       
Mine 

Written by Laura Marks  
Directed by Marti Lyons
The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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Review – Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Broadway in Chicago)

Sam Weber and Andy Christopher star in Broadway in Chicago's "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" by Alan Janes, directed by Norb Joerder. (photo credit: Hilary Camilleri)        
       
Buddy: 
    The Buddy Holly Story
 

Written by Alan Janes  
Directed by Norb Joerder
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru June 30  |  tickets: $22-$85   |  more info
       
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Review: Black and Blue (Vault 13 Productions & Raven Theatre)

Chicago Sox fan versus Chicago Cubs fan fighting and rivalry        
       
Black and Blue 

Written by Anthony Tournis and Nick Digilio
Directed by Nick Digilio
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru July 28  |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info
       
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June 21, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Marriott Theatre)

Alex Goodrich, Bernie Yvon, Kelly Anne Clark and Johanna McKenzie Miller star in Marriott Theatre's "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts, directed by Matt Raftery. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)        
       
I Love You, You’re Perfect,
      Now Change
  

Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro  
Music by Jimmy Roberts
Directed and Choreographed by Matt Raftery
at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru Aug 11  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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June 19, 2013 | 2 Comments More