Review: See What I Wanna See (Bailiwick Chicago, Garage Rep 2013)

Danni Smith (front) and Peter Oyloe (back) in Bailiwick Chicago’s "See What I Wanna See" with words and music by Michael John LaChiusa, directed by Lili-Anne Brown and music direction by James Morehead, presented as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Garage Rep 2013. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
See What I Wanna See

Words and Music by Michael John LaChiusa
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown  
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 21  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Becky’s New Car (Steel Beam Theatre)

Tony Lage and Patricia Finn-Morris star in Steel Beam Theatre's "Becky's New Car" by Steven Dietz, directed by Marge Uhlarik-Boller.        
       
Becky’s New Car  

Written by Steven Dietz 
Directed by Marge Uhlarik-Boller 
at Steel Beam Theatre, St. Charles, IL  (map)
thru March 17  |  tickets: $23-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Gjenganger (Akvavit Theatre)

Corey Nobel and Bergen Anderson star in Akvavit Theatre's "Gjenganger" by Joe Fosse, directed by Wm. Bullion, Breahan Eve Pautsch and Paul S. Holmquist. (photo credit: Sooz Main)        
       
Gjenganger 

Written by Jon Fosse
Directed by Wm. Bullion, Breahan Eve Pautsch
    and Paul S. Holmquist
DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru March 24  |  tickets: $10-$22   |  more info
       
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Review: Really Rosie (A-Squared Theatre Workshop)

Ben Albovias, Samantha Garcia, Ramona Kywe, Louella Cabalona and Hope Kim star in A-Squared Theatre Workshop's "Really Rosie" by Maurice Sendak and Carole King, directed by Ghuon 'Max' Chung. (photo credit: Giau Truong)        
       
Really Rosie 

Book and Lyrics by Maurice Sendak  
Music by Carole King 
Directed by Ghuon ‘Max’ Chung
Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre, Skokie (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $14   |  more info
       
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March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Shot in the Dark (The Den Theatre)

Abbas Salem and Kari Warfield star in Leftend Productions' "A Shot in the Dark" by Harry Kurnitz, directed by Kris Kontour.        
       
A Shot in the Dark 

Written by Harry Kurnitz
Adapted from L’Idiote by Marcel Archard
Directed by Kris Kontour
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru March 31  |  tickets: $22   |  more info
       
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Review: A Body of Water (Redtwist Theatre)

Jan Ellen Graves, Brian Parry and Stella Martin star in Redtwist Theatre's "A Body of Water" by Lee Blessing, directed by Mary Reynard.        
       
A Body of Water 

Written by Lee Blessing  
Directed by Mary Reynard  
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: Fools Tango 2 (Theatre Zarko)

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Fool’s Tango Two 

Written and Directed by Michael Montenegro  
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes (map)
thru May 11  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Kill Shakespeare (Strawdog Theatre)

Nikki Klix, BF Helman, Caleb Probst, James Anthony Zoccoli, Harris, Herson, Conor Burke, Bryan Bosque and Brian Amidei star in Strawdog Theatre's "Kill Shakespeare" by Anthony Del Cor and Conor McCreery, directed by Anderson Lawfer. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
       
Kill Shakespeare 

Written by Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery 
Original artwork by Andy Belanger
Directed by Anderson Lawfer
at Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway (map)
thru March 26  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Everything is Illuminated (Next Theatre)

William J. Norris and Alex Goodrich star in Next Theatre's "Everything Is Illuminated" by Simon Block, directed by Devon de Mayo. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
Everything is Illuminated 

Written by Simon Block
From the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer
Directed by Devon de Mayo
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
       
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Review: Never the Bridesmaid (Polarity Ensemble Theatre)

Lindsey Pearlman stars as Maria in Polarity Ensemble Theatre's "Never the Bridesmaid" by Bill Jepsen, directed by Richard Shavzin. (photo credit: Katie Sikora Photography)        
       
Never the Bridesmaid 

Written by Bill Jepsen
Directed by Richard Shavzin
at Josephinum Academy, 1500 N. Bell (map)
thru April 7  |  tickets: $10-$19   |  more info
       
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March 1, 2013 | 42 Comments More

Review: CCX (Modofac Productions)

Elizabeth Hope Williams, Henri Watkins and Michael Hahalyak star in Modofac Productions' "CCX" by Jim Lynch, directed by Patrick Thornton.        
       
CCX 

Written by Jim Lynch  
Directed by Patrick Thornton
at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru March 31   |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Rock ‘n’ Roll AD (Time of Your Life Players)

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Rock ‘n’ Roll AD 

Written and Directed by Avrum Krause
Music by Michael Evans, Lyrics by Lauren Krause
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $16   |  more info
       
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February 28, 2013 | 1 Comment More