Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Rennee Fleming and Anthony Dean Griffey star in Lyric Opera's "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Andre Previn and Philip Littell, conducted by Evan Rogister. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg Photography)        
       
A Streetcar Named Desire  

By André Previn (music) and Philip Littell (libretto)
Conducted by Evan Rogister
Directed by Brad Dalton  
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru April 6  |  tickets: $84-$289   |  more info
       
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Review: Red Hamlet (Red Theater Chicago)

Erin O’Connor and Jared McDaris star in Red Theater Chicago's "Red Hamlet", adapted and directed by Aaron Sawyer. (photo credit: Julie E. Ballard)        
       
Red Hamlet 

Adapted by Aaron Sawyer 
    and the Red Theater Collective 
Directed by Aaron Sawyer
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 21  |  tickets: $14-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: Under a Rainbow Flag (Pride Films and Plays)

Nick Stockwell and Sam Button-Harrison in Under A Rainbow Flag by Pride Films and Plays.        
       
Under a Rainbow Flag 

Book, Music and Lyrics by Leo Schwartz
Directed by David Zak 
at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway (map)
thru April 21   |  tickets: $10-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: La Ronde (Street Tempo Theatre)

Lauren Bourke as Whore and  Dan Planz as Soldier in Street Tempo Theatre's "La Ronde" by Arthur Schnitzler, directed by Tim Curtis. (photo credit: Brian Work Photography)        
       
La Ronde 

Written by Arthur Schnitzler
Directed by Tim Curtis
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 15  |  tickets: $20-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: F**king Men (Street Tempo Theatre)

Street Tempo Theatre's "F**king Men" by Joe DiPietro, directed by Scott Olson. (photo credit: Brian Work Photography)        
       
F**king Men 

Written by Joe DiPietro  
Directed by Scott Olson
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 15  |  tickets: $20-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: The Blue Room (Street Tempo Theatre)

Carly Geer as The Au Pair and Nathan Borowski as The Cab Driver in Street Tempo Theatre's "The Blue Room" by David Hare, directed by Brian Posen and Cody Spellman - one of the plays of Street Tempo's La Ronde Project.  (photo credit: Brian Work)        
       
The Blue Room

Written by David Hare  
Directed by Brian Posen and Cody Spellman
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 15  |  tickets: $20-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: Pedro Páramo (Teatro Buendía at Goodman Theatre)

Charín Alvarez and Alejandro Alfonzo star in Teatro Buendía and Goodman Theatre's "Pedro Páramo" by Raquel Carrío, directed by Flora Lautén. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
Pedro Páramo 

Written by Raquel Carrío
Directed by Flora Lautén
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru March 31  |  tickets: $14-$32   |  more info
       
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Review: The Emperor’s New Threads – A Fashion Statement (Lifeline Theatre)

Mike Ooi and Kacy Ann Smith star in  Lifeline Theatre's "The Emperor's New Threads: A Fashion Statement" by Frances Limoncelli and George Howe.  (photo credit: Kelsey Jorissen)        
       
The Emperor’s New Threads:
     A Fashion Statement
  

Adapted and Directed by Frances Limoncelli
Music and Lyrics by George Howe
at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru April 28 May 5  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Teeny Travel Takes a Trip (Coriolis Theater Company)

Coriolis Theater Company presents "Teeny Travel Takes a Trip" by Aaron Ricciardi, music by Kelly Hoppenjans, directed by Jesse Thurston; playing through April 13th at the Flat Iron Arts Building.        
       
Teeny Travel Takes a Trip 

Book and Lyrics by Aaron Ricciardi 
Music by Kelly Hoppenjans
Directed by Jesse Thurston
Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru April 13  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Crime Scene, A Chicago Anthology (Collaboraction)

Scott Clifton Baity stars as Lil JoJo in Collaboraction's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology", directed by Anthony Mosely. (photo credit: Cesario Moza)       
      
Crime Scene:
     A Chicago Anthology
 

Conceived and Directed by Anthony Mosely
Written by the Ensemble
at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $15-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: An American Story (Royal George Theatre)

Hershey Felder stars as Dr. Charles Leale in Royal George Theatre's "An American Story for Actor and Orchestra" by Hershey Felder, directed by Trevor Hay. (photo credit: Eighty Eight LLC)        
       
An American Story 
   for Actor and Orchestra
 

Written by Hershey Felder  
Directed by Trevor Hay
Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $60-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Jekyll & Hyde The Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox star in Broadway in Chicago's "Jekyll & Hyde the Musical" by Leslie Bricusse and Frank Wildhorn, directed by Jeff Calhoun.  (photo credit: Chris Bennion)        
       
Jekyll & Hyde The Musical 

Book and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Music by Frank Wildhorn 
Directed by Jeff Calhoun
at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $33-$95   |  more info
       
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