Review: The Baker’s Wife in Concert (The Music Theatre Company)

The Music Theatre Company's "The Baker's Wife - in Concert" by Stephen Schwartz and Joseph Stein, directed by Dominic Missimi.         
       
The Baker’s Wife (in Concert) 

By Stephen Schwartz (music and lyrics)
    and Joseph Stein (book)
Directed by Dominic Missimi
at Equity Theatre, 1850 Green Bay Road (map)
thru Feb 10   |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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Review: Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan (Broadway in Chicago)

Jenna Wright as Tiger Lily Broadway in Chicago's "Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan", based on the book by J.M. Barrie, directed by Glenn Casale.        
       
Peter Pan  

Music: Moose Charlap and Jule Styne
Lyrics: Betty Comden, Carolyn Leigh, Adolph Green
Directed by Glenn Casale 
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru Feb 10  |  tickets: $18-$85   |  more info
       
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Review: The Magnificents (The House Theatre)

Tien Doman, Dennis Watkins, Lucy Carapetyan, Jeff Trainor, Tommy Rapley and Michael E. Smith star in The House Theatre's "The Magnificents" by magician Dennis Watkins, directed by Nathan Allen. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
The Magnificents 

Story and magic by Dennis Watkins 
Directed by Nathan Allen  
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru March 10  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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Review: Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker (Belarus Free Theatre @ Chicago Shakespeare)

Yana Rusakevich in Belarus Free Theatre, i/a/w Chicago Shakespeare, presents "Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker" by Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin.       
      
Minsk, 2011:
     A Reply to Kathy Acker
 

Written by Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin
Directed by Vladimir Shcherban
at Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Feb 3  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Skylight (Court Theatre)

Laura Rook and Philip Earl Johnson star in Court Theatre's "Skylight" by David Hare, directed by William Brown.        
       
Skylight 

Written by David Hare
Directed by William Brown
at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Feb 10  |  tickets: $45-$65   |  more info
       
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Review: Leaves, Trees, Forest (MPAACT)

Trigney Morgan as Charles in MPAACT's "Leaves, Trees, Forest" by Paul Notice, directed by Carla Stillwell. (photo credit: Shepsu Aahku)        
       
Leaves, Tree, Forest 

Written by Paul Notice   
Directed by Carla Stillwell
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $15-$23   |  more info
       
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Review: Happy Now? (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Linda Reiter and Christina Gorman star in Shattered Globe Theatre's "Happy Now?" by Lucinda Coxon, directed by Roger Smart. Photo by Kevin Viol.        
       
Happy Now? 

Written by Lucinda Coxon 
Directed by Roger Smart
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $28   |  more info
       
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Review: There’s a Girl in My Soup (Metropolis Performing Arts Centre)

Colin Wasmund, Shanna Brown and Russell Alan Rowe star in Metropolis Performing Arts Centre’s “There’s a Girl in My Soup,” a 1966 British farce by Terence Frisby.        
       
There’s a Girl in My Soup 

Written by Terence Frisby
Directed by David Belew  
Metropolis Arts Centre, Arlington Heights (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $40-$44   |  more info
       
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Review: The Music Man (Paramount Theatre)

Stef Tovar), although Marian the librarian (Emily Rohm,        
      
The Music Man

Book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson
Story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora (map)
thru Feb 3  |  tickets: $35-$47   |  more info
       
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Review: The Whipping Man (Northlight Theatre)

Derek Gaspar (Caleb) and Tim Edward Rhoze (Simon) star in Northlight Theatre's "The Whipping Man" by Matthew Lopez, directed by Kimberly Senior. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
The Whipping Man 

Written by Matthew Lopez
Directed by Kimberly Senior 
North Shore Center, 9501 Skokie Blvd. (map)
thru Feb 24   |  tickets: $25-$72   |  more info
       
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Review: Now and Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Marriott Theatre)

"Variations" from Marriott Theatre's "Now and Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber", directed by Marc Robin. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)       
      
Now and Forever 

Conceived by Robin and Aaron Thielen
Directed by Marc Robin
Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru March 17  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: Luther (Steep Theatre)

Michael Salinas stars in Steep Theatre's "Luther" by Ethan Lipton, directed by Joanie Schultz. (photo credit: Lee Miller)        
       
Luther 

Written by Ethan Lipton  
Directed by Joanie Schultz 
at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn (map)
thru March 2   |  tickets: $20-$22   |  more info
       
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