Review: The Raid (Jackalope Theatre)

Toya Turner as Harriet Tubman and Anthony Conway in Jackalope Theatre's world premiere of "The Raid" by Idris Goodwin, directed by Kaiser Ahmed. (photo credit: Joel Maisonet)          
      
The Raid

Written by Idris Goodwin
Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 12  | tix: $15-$20 |  more info
       
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November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: No More Sad Things (Sideshow Theatre)

Katy Carolina Collins, George Infantado and Narciso Lobo in Sideshow Theatre's "No More Sad Things" by Hansol Jung, directed by Elly Green. (photo credit: Jonathan L. Green)          
   

     
No More Sad Things 

Written by Hansol Jung 
R. Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tix: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Porchlight Music Theatre, 2015)

Lorenzo Rush, Jr. and Lina Wass star in Porchlight Music Theatre's revival of "Aint's Misbehavin," music by Fats Waller, directed by Brenda Didier. (photo credit: Kelsey Jorissen)         
      
Ain’t Misbehavin’ 

Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller 
Book by Murray Horwitz, Richard Maltby Jr.
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tix: $39-$48  |  more info
       
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November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Agamemnon (Court Theatre)

Sandra Marquez stars as Clytemnestra in Court Theatre's "Agamemnon" by Aeschylus, translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Charles Newell. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)         
      
Agamemnon 

Written by Aeschylus
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Dec 6 |  tix: $45-$65  | more info
       
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November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Sanity Break: Newest TV Series “Chicago Sanitation”!

I think the next series should be about a local theater company called “Chicago Drama”! Anyone have any other suggestions???

November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Merry Widow (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Renée Fleming and Thomas Hampson star in Lyric Opera's "The Merry Widow," music by Franz Lehár, directed by Susan Stroman. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)          
      
The Merry Widow 

Music by Franz Lehár
Libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Dec 13  |  tix: $20-$249  |  more info
       
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November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Wozzeck (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Tomasz Konieczny stars in Lyric Opera's "Wozzeck" by Alban Berg, directed by Sir David McVicar. (photo credit: Cory Weaver)         
      
Wozzeck 

Written by Alban Berg  
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru Nov 21 | tix: $29-$129  | more info
       
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November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Fulfillment (American Theater Company)

Erin Barlow and Stephen Conrad Moore star in American Theater Company's "Fulfillment" by Thomas Bradshaw, directed by Ethan McSweeny. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
Fulfillment 

Written by Thomas Bradshaw
American Theater Co, 1909 W. Byron (map)
thru Dec 13 |  tix: $38-$48 | more info
       
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November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Ibsen’s Ghosts (Mary-Arrchie Theatre)

Gage Wallace stars as Oswald in Mary-Arrchie's "Ibsen's Ghosts," adapted and directed by Greg Allen. (photo credit: Joe Mazza)         
      
Ibsen’s Ghosts 

Adapted, Directed by Greg Allen
at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan (map)
thru Dec 20  |  tix: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Review: Never the Sinner (Victory Gardens Theater)

Jordan Brodess and Japhet Balaban star as Loeb and Leopold in Victory Gardens Theater's "Never the Sinner" by John Logan, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Michael Courier)         
      
Never the Sinner 

Written by John Logan
VG Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Dec 6 |  tix: $20-$60 |  more info
       
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November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Long Christmas Ride Home (Strawdog Theatre)

Ed Dzialo, Sarah Gitenstein, Kristen Johnson and Sam Hubbard star in Strawdog Theatre's "Long Christmas Ride Home" by Paula Vogel, directed by Josh Sobel. (photo credit: KBH Media)          
      
The Long Christmas Ride Home

Written by Paula Vogel
Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru Dec 12  | tix: $28  | more info
       
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November 14, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Lisbon Traviata (Eclipse Theatre)

Joe McCauley and JP Pierson star in Eclipse Theatre's "The Lisbon Traviata" by Terrence McNally, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Scott Dray)         
      
The Lisbon Traviata 

Written by Terrence McNally
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Dec 13 | tix: $30  |  more info
       
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November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More