Review: The Passions of Emma Goldman (ShPIeL Theatre)

Roslyn Alexander stars in ShPIeL Theatre's "The Passions of Emma Goldman" by Roslyn Alexander, directed by Dennis Zacek. (photo credit: Ashleigh Bowers)        
      
The Passions
    of Emma Goldman

Written by Roslyn Alexander
Directed by Dennis Zacek  
Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln, Skokie (map)
thru June 22  |  tickets: $18-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: Vieux Carre (Raven Theatre)

Eliza Stoughton and Joel Reitsma star in Raven Theatre's "Vieux Carre" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Cody Estle. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
Vieux Carre

Written by Tennessee Williams 
Directed by Cody Estle 
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru June 28  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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Review: Henry V (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Harry Judge stars as Henry in Chicago Shakespeare's "Henry V" by William Shakespeare, directed by Christopher Luscombe. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Christopher Luscombe  
at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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Review: Carrie the Musical (Bailiwick Chicago)

Callie Johnson stars as Carrie in Bailiwick Chicago's "Carrie the Musical" by Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford and Lawrence D. Cohen, directed by Michael Driscoll. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Carrie the Musical

By Michael Gore (music), Dean Pitchford (lyrics),
    and Lawrence D. Cohen (book) 
Directed by Michael Driscoll
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru July 12   |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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Review: In the Garden – A Darwinian Love Story (Lookingglass Theatre)

Andrew White and Rebecca Spence star in Lookingglass Theatre's "In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story" by Sara Gmitter, directed by Jessica Thebus. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
In the Garden:
   A Darwinian Love Story

Written by Sara Gmitter 
Directed by Jessica Thebus
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $45-$70   |  more info
       
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Review: Lifeboat (Filament Theatre)

Molly Bunder and Mara Dale star in Filament Theatre's "Lifeboat" by Nicola McCartney, directed by Julie Ritchey. (photo credit: Christian Libonati)        
      
Lifeboat

Written by Nicola McCartney
Directed by Julie Ritchey 
at Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Charles Ives Take Me Home (Strawdog Theatre)

Dave Belden and James Vann star in Strawdog Theatre's "Charles Ives Take Me Home" by Jessica Dickey, directed by Keira Fromm. (photo credit: Chris Ocken)        
      
Charles Ives Take Me Home

Written by Jessica Dickey 
Directed by Keira Fromm 
at Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru June 21  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: M. Butterfly (Court Theatre)

Nathaniel Braga and Sean Fortunato star in Court Theatre's "M. Butterfly" by David Henry Hwang, directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
M. Butterfly 

Written by David Henry Hwang  
Directed by Charles Newell
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Jun 8  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche (The New Colony and Chicago Commercial Collective)

Caitlin Chuckta, Rachel Farmer, Kate Carson-Groner, Megan Johns, Elise Mayfield and Thea Luxe star in The New Colony's "5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche" by Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder, directed by Sarah Gitenstein. (photo credit: Michael Courier)        
      
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Written by Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder
Directed by Sarah Gitenstein
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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Review: Lost in Yonkers (Northlight Theatre)

Alistair Sewell and Sebastian Weigman star in Northlight Theatre's "Lost in Yonkers" by Neil Simon, directed by Devon de Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Lost in Yonkers

Written by Neil Simon 
Directed by Devon de Mayo
at North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $25-$75   |  more info
       
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Review: The White Snake (Goodman Theatre)

Amy Kim Waschke as the White Snake in Goodman Theatre's "The White Snake," written and directed by Mary Zimmerman. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
The White Snake
 
Written and Directed by Mary Zimmerman
Original music by Andre Pluess  
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $25-$86   |  more info
       
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Review: Wit (AstonRep Theatre)

Alexandra Bennett stars as Vivian Bearing in AstonRep Theatre's "Wit" by Margaret Edson, directed by Derek Bertelsen. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Wit

Written by Margaret Edson  
Directed by Derek Bertelsen 
Raven Theatre West Stage, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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