Review: Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West (TimeLine Theatre)

Rebecca Spence stars in TimeLine Theatre's "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West" by Naomi Iizuka, directed by Lisa Portes. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch)        
       
Concerning Strange Devices
    from the Distant West
 

Written by Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Lisa Portes
at TimeLine Theatre, 650 W. Wellington (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $32-$42   |  more info
       
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January 25, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Other Desert Cities (Goodman Theatre)

Linda Kimbrough portrays Silda Grauman in Goodman Theatre's "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Henry Wishcamper. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
       
Other Desert Cities 

Written by Jon Robin Baitz
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Feb 17  |  tickets: $25-$86   |  more info
       
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Review: La Boheme (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Dimitri Pittas and Ana Maria Martinez star in Lyric Opera's "La Boheme" by Giacomo Puccini, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume. (photo credit: Dan Rest)        
      
La Bohème 

Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Conducted by Emmanuel Villaume 
Directed by Louisa Muller
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru March 28  |  tickets: $69-$259   |  more info
       
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Review: Stadium Devildare (Red Tape Theatre)

Red Tape Theatre's "Stadium Devildare" by Ruth Margraff, directed by Karen Yates.        
       
Stadium Devildare 

Written by Ruth Margraff
Directed by Karen Yates
at Red Tape Theatre, 621 W. Belmont (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: A Grand Night for Singing (Mercury Theater)

Mercury Theater's "A Grand Night for Singing", a musical review homage to the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed and choreographed by Kevin Bellie. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)         
       
A Grand Night for Singing 

      

Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 
Directed and Choreographed by Kevin Bellie  
at Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport (map)
thru March 20  |  tickets: $25-$59   |  more info
       
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Review: When the Rain Stops Falling (Circle Theatre)

Circle Theatre's "When the Rain Stops" by Andrew Bovell, directed by John Gawlik.        
       
When the Rain
           Stops Falling
 

Written by Andrew Bovell  
Directed by John Gawlik
Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Feb 24  |  tickets: $15-$32   |  more info
       
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Review: Boy Gets Girl (Raven Theatre)

Kristin Collins stars in Raven Theatre's "Boy Gets Girl" by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Cody Estle. (photo credit: Dean LaPrairie)        
       
Boy Gets Girl 

Written by Rebecca Gilman  
Directed by Cody Estle 
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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Review: Beautiful Thing (Pride Films and Plays)

Robert Hilliard as Jamie and Charlie Wein as Ste in Pride Films and Plays' "Beautiful Thing" by Jonathan Harvey, directed by John Nasca. (photo credit: Jeff Bolek)

       
       
Beautiful Thing 

Written by Jonathan Harvey
Directed by John Nasca
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Feb 17  |  tickets: $23-$25   |  more info
       
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Review: Waiting for Godot (The Mammals)

Justin Warren and Sean Ewert in The Mammal's "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett, directed by Bob Fisher.        
       
   
Waiting for Godot
 

Written by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Bob Fisher
at Zoo Studios, 4001 N. Ravenswood (map)
thru Feb 9  |  tickets: $22   |  more info
       
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Review: Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Oracle Theatre)

Holly Cerney, Michael Menendez and Rory Jobst star in "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" by Dario Fo, directed by Ben Fuchsen. (photo credit: Liz Sutherland)        
       
Accidental Death 
      of an Anarchist
 

Written by Dario Fo
Translated by Jon Laskin and Michael Aquilante   
Directed by Ben Fuchsen
at Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: FREE   |  more info
       
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Review: Bud, Not Buddy (Chicago Children’s Theatre)

Travis Turner as Bud in Chicago Children's Theatre's "Bud, Not Buddy", adapted by Reginald Andre Jackson, directed by Derrick Sanders. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
       
Bud, Not Buddy

Adapted by Reginald Andre Jackson 
Directed by Derrick Sanders
Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn (map)
thru Feb 24  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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Review: Mummenschanz (Harris Theater)

Two Faces for Wordfly, from "Mummenschanz", created by Floriana Frassetto Andres Bossard and Bernie Schürch; directed by Laura Colby.       
      
Mummenschanz 

Created by Floriana Frassetto,
    Andres Bossard and Bernie Schürch
Directed by Laura Colby
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru Jan 19   |  tickets: $10-$55   |  more info
       
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