Review – 10-4: The Truck Stop Plays (Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)

Cat Abood and Damian Anaya star in "Standin' Water", part of CIC Theater's "10-4: The Truck Stop Plays," written by Anthony Ellison, directed by Karisa Bruin. (photo credit: Ryan Patrick Dolan)        
      
10-4: The Truck Stop Plays

Written by Anthony Ellison, Tyler JC Whidden,
   Neal Adelman and Ryan Patrick Dolan
Directed by Karisa Bruin, Mary Rose O’Connor,
   Jeri Frederickson and Ashley Neal
at CIC Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park (map)
thru Aug 30  |  tickets: $10   |  more info
       
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Review: The Second City’s Summer Blockbuster: Now in 4-D! (UP Comedy Club)

Blair Beeken, Kelsey Kinney, John Sabine, Jasbir Singh, Jamison Webb, Casey Whitaker and Chucho Pérez star in UP Comedy Club's "The Second City Summer Blockbuster: Now in 4-D!", directed by Anneliese Toft. (photo credit: Kristen Miccoli)        
      
The Second City’s Summer
    Blockbuster: Now in 4-D!
 

Directed by Anneliese Toft
at Piper’s Alley, 230 W. North (map)
thru Aug 31  |  tickets: $24-$29   |  more info
       
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Review: Fiddler on the Roof (Light Opera Works)

Ryan Naimy as the Fiddler in Light Opera Works' "Fiddler on the Roof" by Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein, directed and choreographed by Rudy Hogenmiller. (photo credit: Mona Luan)        
      
Fiddler on the Roof

By Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (music)
   and Joseph Stein (book)
Directed by Rudy Hogenmiller 
at Cahn Auditorium, Evanston (map)
thru Aug 24  |  tickets: $34-$94   |  more info
       
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Review: Romeo and Juliet (Muse of Fire Theatre)

Heather Chrisler and Benjamin Ponce star as Juliet and Romeo in Muse of Fire Theatre's "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakeseare, directed by Jemma Alix Levy. (photo credit: Teresa Foote)     
       
      
Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Jemma Alix Levy
at Ingraham Park, Evanston (map)
thru Sept 7  |  tickets: FREE   |  more info 

     
         
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Review: Urinetown (Awkward Pause Theatre)

Michael Hamilton and Tanner Munson star in Awkward Pause Theatre's "Urinetown" by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann, directed by Elana Boulos. (photo credit: Brian Jarreau)        
      
Urinetown

Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis
Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollmann  
Directed by Elana Boulos
Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Apes of Wrath (Second City e.t.c.)

Carisa Barreca and Tim Ryder in Second City e.t.c.'s "Apes of Wrath," directed by Jen Ellison. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
Apes of Wrath

Written by the Ensemble 
Directed by Jen Ellison
Second City e.t.c Theatre, 230 W. North Ave. (map) 
open run  |  tickets: $23-$48   |  more info
       
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Review: Miles Away (The Side Project Theatre)

Isabel Ellison stars as Sissy in The Side Project Theatre's "Miles Away" by Christine Whitley, directed by Scott Weinstein. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
Miles Away 

Written by Christine Whitley  
Directed by Scott Weinstein 
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Aug 31  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Year of Magical Thinking (American Players Theatre)

Sarah Day stars in American Players Theatre's "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, directed by Brenda DeVita. (photo credit: Zane Williams)        
      
The Year of Magical Thinking

Written by Joan Didion  
Directed by Brenda DeVita
American Players Theatre, Spring Green, WI (map)
thru Oct 4  |  tickets: $44-$70   |  more info
       
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Review: Take the Cake (Factory Theater)

Stacie Barra and Corbette Pasko stars in Factory Theater's world premiere of "Take the Cake" by Stacie Barra, directed by Timothy C. Amos. (photo credit: Dan Tamarkin)        
      
Take the Cake

Written by Stacie Barra  
Directed by Timothy C. Amos
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Sept 6  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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Review: Mike and Seth (The Side Project Theatre)

Michael Manocchio and Derek Garza star as Seth and Mike in The Side Project's "Mike and Seth" by Daniel Talbott, directed by Adam Webster. (photo credit: Scott Dray)        
      
Mike and Seth

Written by Daniel Talbott  
Directed by Adam Webster
at Side Project Theatre, 1439 W. Jarvis (map)
thru Aug 24  |  tickets: $15-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Nathan M. Hosner and Lanise Antoine Shelley star in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare, directed by David H. Bell. (photo credit: Chuck Osgood)        
      
   
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Written by William Shakespeare  
Directed by David H. Bell 
at various Chicago parks (map and schedule)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: FREE   |  more info 
     
         
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Review: The Coming World (The Blind Owl)

Aislinn Kerchaert and Alex Hardaway star in The Blind Owl's "The Coming World" by Christopher Shinn, directed by Azar Kazemi. (photo credit: Janine Pixley)        
      
The Coming World

Written by Christopher Shinn
Directed by Azar Kazemi
at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston (map)
thru Aug 17  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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