Read: Sweet Phoebe (Runcible Theatre)

Jay Reed and Julie Wagemann star as Frazer and Helen in Runcible Theatre's "Sweet Phoebe" by Michael Gow, directed by Andrew Root. (photo credit: Jesse Russell)        
      
Sweet Phoebe

Written by Michael Gow
Directed by Andrew Root
at Frontier Theatre, 1106 W. Thorndale (map)
thru March 8  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Buzzer (Goodman Theatre)

Eric Lynch stars as Jackson in Goodman Theatre's "Buzzer" by Tracey Scott Wilson, directed by Jessica Thebus. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Buzzer

Written by Tracey Scott Wilson
Directed by Jessica Thebus
at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn (map)
thru March 9  |  tickets: $10-$40   |  more info
       
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February 22, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: Queenie Pie (Chicago Opera Theater)

Karen Marie Richardson stars as Queenie Pie in Chicago Opera Theater's "Queenie Pie" by Duke Ellington, directed by Ken Roht, conducted by Jeff Lindberg. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Queenie Pie

Adapted from Duke Ellington  
Directed and Choreographed by Ken Roht
Conducted by Jeff Lindberg
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru March 23  |  tickets: $35-$150   |  more info
       
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February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Bear (Adapt Theatre Productions)

Chris McGillivray, Laura Stephenson and Jack Bourgeois star in Adapt Theatre Productions' "The Bear", adapted from Anton Chekov by Shawn Bowers, directed by Amanda Lautermilch.        
      
The Bear

Written by Shawn Bowers
Adapted from Anton Chekov  
Directed by Amanda Lautermilch
at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood (map)
thru March 9  |  tickets: $10-$12   |  more info
       
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February 20, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Review: 4PLAY sex in a series (trip.)

Rosa SanMarci and Erin O’Brien star in "4PLAY sex in a series" by Graham Brown, Nathan Faudree and Lisa Roth. (photo credit: Jason M. Hammond)        
      
4PLAY sex in a series

Written by Graham Brown,
     Nathan Faudree, and Lisa Roth
Directed by Graham Brown
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru March 15  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Happy (Redtwist Theatre)

Michael Sherwin and Melonie Collmann star in Redtwist Theatre's "Happy" by Robert Caisley, directed by Elly Green. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves)        
      
Happy

Written by Robert Caisley
Directed by Elly Green
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru March 16  |  tickets: $30-$35   |  more info
       
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Review: Contemporary Choreographers (Joffrey Ballet)

Derrick Agnoletti and Aaron Rogers star in "Episode 31," choreographerd by Alexander Ekman, part of Joffrey Ballet's "Contemporary Choreographers" program. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
      
Contemporary
      Choreographers

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon,
     Brock Clawson and Alexander Ekman 
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. (map)
thru Feb 23  |  tickets: $31-$152   |  more info
       
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February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Assistance (LiveWire Chicago)

Lauren Fisher and Hilary Williams star in LiveWire Chicago's "Assistance" by Leslye Headland, directed by Joshua Aaron Weinstein. (photo credit: Austin Oie)        
      
Assistance

Written by Leslye Headland
Directed by Joshua Aaron Weinstein 
DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru March 16  |  tickets: $12-$15   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: That’s Weird, Grandma – Winter Matinees (Barrel of Monkeys)

Michael Govier, Tom Malinowski and Zeke Sulkes star in Barrel of Monkeys' "That's Weird, Grandma: Winter Matinees," directed by Jason Sperling. (photo credit: Maggie Fullilove-Nugent)        
       
That’s Weird, Grandma:
    Winter Matinees
  

Written by Chicago Public School students 
Adapted by Barrel of Monkeys 
Directed by Jason Sperling
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map) 
thru March 23  |  tickets: $6-$12   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Three Little Pigs (Emerald City Theatre)

Mary Margaret Roberts stars as Siu in Emerald City Theatre's "The Three Little Pigs" by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, directed by Ernie Nolan. (photo credit: Tom McGrath)        
      
The Three Little Pigs

Music by George Stiles 
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe 
Directed by Ernie Nolan
at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 17  |  tickets: $10-$16   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Cabaret (Marriott Theatre)

Stephen Schellhardt, Chadae Nichol and Alexandra Palkovic perform "Two Ladies" from Marriott Theatre's "Cabaret" by Kander and Ebb, directed by David H. Bell. (photo credit: Peter Coombs)        
       
Cabaret 

Written by John Kander and Fred Ebb
Book by Joe Masteroff  
Directed by David H. Bell
at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire (map)
thru March 16  |  tickets: $40-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: Chicago’s Golden Soul (Black Ensemble Theater)

Brian Nelson as Alvin Cash in Black Ensemble Theater's "Chicago's Golden Soul," written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
Chicago’s Golden Soul

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map) 
thru March 29  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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