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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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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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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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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Review: The Gin Game (Rebekah Theatre Project)

Paul Tinsley stars as Weller in rebekah theatre project's "The Gin Game" by D.L. Coburn, directed by James Sparling.        
      
The Gin Game

Written by D.L. Coburn
Directed by James Sparling 
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 31   |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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Review: Buyer & Cellar (Broadway in Chicago)

Michael Urie in Buyer Cellar, Broadway Chicago 20        
      
Buyer & Cellar

Written by Jonathan Tolins  
Directed by Stephen Brackett
at Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $30-$75   |  more info
       
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Review: Motown the Musical (Broadway in Chicago)

Broadway in Chicago's "Motown the Musical," written by Berry Gordy, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. (photo credit: Joan Marcus)        
      
Motown the Musical

Book by Berry Gordy
Music/Lyrics from Motown catalog
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright  
at Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph (map)
thru Aug 13  |  tickets: $30-$138   |  more info
       
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Review: Jacob (Provision Theatre)

Johnny Rabe and Chuck Spencer star in Provision Theater's world premiere of "Jacob" by Timothy Gregory, directed by Lia Mortensen and Timothy Gregory. (photo credit: Megan Gallagher)        
      
Jacob

Written by Timothy Gregory  
Directed by Timothy Gregory and Lia Mortensen  
Provision Theater, 1001 W. Roosevelt (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $10-$32   |  more info
       
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Review: Hey! Dancin’! Hey! Musical! (Factory Theater)

Factory Theater presents the world premiere "Hey! Dancin'! Hey! Musical!" by Laura McKenzie, Mike Beyer and Kirk Pynchon, directed by Matthew Gunnels. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)        
      
Hey! Dancin’! Hey! Musical!

By Laura McKenzie (music, lyrics), Mike Beyer (book),
   and Kirk Pynchon (book, additional lyrics)
Directed by Matthew Gunnels
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru May 31  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Hang Your Hat at Mr. Kelly’s (Three Cat Productions)

Nicole Michelle Haskins stars in Three Cat Productions' "Hang Your Hat at Mr. Kelly's", written by Jarrin Davis, Rob Dorn and Gary Gimmestad, and directed by Jason Paul Smith. (photo credit: Starbelly Studios Photography)        
      
Hang Your Hat at Mr. Kelly’s

By Jarrin Davis (book), Rob Dorn (lyrics) 
   and Gary Gimmestad (music)
Directed by Jason Paul Smith 
Berger Park Coach House, 6205 N. Sheridan (map)
thru May 24  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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