Review: The Doll’s House Project – Ibsen Is Dead (Interrobang Theatre Project)

Jenifer Henry Starewich and Matthew David Gellin star as Nora and Torvald in Interrobang Theatre Project's "The Doll's House Project: Ibsen Is Dead" by Calamity West, directed by James Yost. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
The Doll’s House Project:
   Ibsen Is Dead

Written by Calamity West  
Directed by James Yost
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru June 8 |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bellboys, Bears and Baggage (Redmoon)

Redmoon presents the world premiere of "Bellboys, Bears and Baggage," conceived by Blake Montgomery and Jim Lasko, directed by Blake Montgomery. (photo credit: Al Zayed)        
      
Bellboys, Bears and Baggage

Conceived by Blake Montgomery and Jim Lasko
Directed by Blake Montgomery
at Redmoon Theatre, 2120 S. Jefferson (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $30   |  more info
       
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May 22, 2014 | 6 Comments More

Review: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Chicago Children’s Theatre & Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia)

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia and Chicago Children's Theatre present "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," directed by Jim Morrow. (photo credit: Margo Ellen Gesser)        
       
The Very Hungry Caterpillar  

Adapted from the books of Eric Carle  
Directed by Jim Morrow  
at Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru June 1  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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Review: Without Trace (MPAACT)

Max Thomas stars as Trace in MPAACT's "Without Trace" by Eric Lockley, directed by Carla Stillwell. (photo credit: Shepsu Aakhu)        
      
Without Trace

Written by Eric Lockley
Directed by Carla Stillwell
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru June 1  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Fault Lines (Broken Road Theatre)

Katherine Schwartz stars as Rachel in Broken Road Theatre's "Fault Lines" by Rebecca Louise Miller, directed by Dennis Frymire. (photo credit: Angelica Diaz)        
      
Fault Lines

Written by Rebecca Louise Miller 
Directed by Dennis Frymire  
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru June 1  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: The Next Thing (Signal Theatre Ensemble)

Christopher Selefski and Courtney Jones star in Signal Ensemble Theatre's world premiere "The Next Thing" by Ronan Marra and Jon Steinhagen, directed by Ronan Marra. (photo credit: Johnnny Knight)        
      
The Next Thing

Book by Ronan Marra
Music and Lyrics by Jon Steinhagen
Directed by Ronan Marra
Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice (map)
thru June 7  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Porchlight Music Theatre)

Fred Zimmerman and Tyler Ravelson star in Porchlight Musical Theatre's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" by Frank Loesser, directed by Rob Lindley. (photo credit: Kelsey Jorissen)        
      
How to Succeed in Business
  Without Really Trying

Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, Willie Gilbert
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Directed by Rob Lindley
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru June 1  |  tickets: $30-$43   |  more info
       
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Review: Hit the Wall (The Inconvenience & Chicago Commercial Collective)

Daniel Desmarais stars in The Inconvenience and Chicago Commercial Collective's "Hit the Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Bourque)        
      
Hit the Wall

Written by Ike Holter   
Directed by Eric Hoff
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Medea (Theatre Y)

Melissa Lorraine stars as Medea in Theatre Y's "Medea" by Euripides, adapted by Robinson Jeffers, directed by Kevin V. Smith. (photo credit: Devron Enarson)        
      
Medea

Written by Euripides  
Adapted by Robinson Jeffers
Directed by Kevin V. Smith
at Theatre Y, 2649 N. Francisco (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: Confederates in the Attic (City Lit Theater)

Liz Krane and Christian Isely star in City Lit Theater's "Confederates in the Attic" by Tony Horwitz, adapted and directed by Terry McCabe. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
Confederates in the Attic

Written by Tony Horwitz
Adapted and Directed by Terry McCabe
at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $29   |  more info
       
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May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Avenue Q (Mercury Theater)

Jackson Peter Evans, Sean Patrick Fawcett, Donterrio Johnson, Leah Morrow and Christine Bunuan star in Mercury Theater Chicago's "Avenue Q" by Jeff Whitty, Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, directed by L. Walter Stearns. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)        
      
Avenue Q

Book by Jeff Whitty
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Directed by L. Walter Stearns  
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $20-$59   |  more info
       
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May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dinner with Friends (rebekah theatre project)

Carol Ludwick and Jamie Birkner star in rebekah theatre project's "Dinner with Friends" by Donald Margulies, directed b Darrelyn Marx.        
      
Dinner with Friends

Written by Donald Margulies
Directed by Darrelyn Marx  
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 31  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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