Review: The Lord of the Wrigley – The Fellowship of the Cubs (The Nerdologues)

Kevin Reader stars as The Thief in The Nerdologues' "The Lord of the Wrigley: The Fellowship of the Cubs," directed by Chris Geiger.        
      
The Lord of the Wrigley:
  The Fellowship of the Cubs

Written by The Nerdologues 
Directed by Chris Geiger
at Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Damn Yankees (Light Opera Works)

Rudy Hogenmiller stars as Mr. Applegate in Light Opera Works' "Damn Yankees" by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, directed and choreographed by Kevin Bellie. (photo credit: Chris Ocken)        
      
Damn Yankees

Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler, Jerry Ross
Book by George Abbott, Douglass Wallop
Directed and Choreographed by Kevin Bellie
Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $34-$94   |  more info
       
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Review: Haymaker (The Neo-Futurists)

Trevor Dawkins and Kevin Duvall star in The Neo-Futurists' "Haymaker" by Trevor Dawkins, directed by Kurt Chiang. (photo credit: Taylor Bailey)        
      
Haymaker

Created by Trevor Dawkins
Directed by Kurt Chiang
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru July 11  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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Review: The Half-Life of Memory (Cold Basement Dramatics)

Mark Maxwell stars as Salek in Cold Basement Dramatics' Chicago premiere of "The Half-Life of Memory" by Jason Lindner, directed by Sophie Blumberg. (photo credit: Liz Siedt)        
      
The Half-Life of Memory

Written by Jason Lindner
Directed by Sophie Blumberg
DCASE Storefront Theatre, 66 E. Randolph (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $15   |  more info
       
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Review: Exit Strategy (Jackalope Theatre)

Danny Martinez and Lucy Sandy star in Jackalope Theatre's "Exit Strategy" by Ike Holter, directed by Gus Menary. (photo credit: Ryan Bourque)        
      
Exit Strategy

Written by Ike Holter  
Directed by Gus Menary
Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway (map)
thru Aug 29  |  tickets: $5-$15   |  more info
       
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Review: Summer Series 2014 (Hubbard Street Dance)

Ana Lopez, left, and Jonathan Fredrickson in The Impossible by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.        
      
Summer Series

Choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo,
  Nacho Duato, William Forsythe and Jiří Kylián
at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph (map)
thru June 8   |  tickets: $25-$99   |  more info
       
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Review: The Emperor of Atlantis / The Clever One (Chicago Opera Theater)

Cassidy Smith, Neil Edwards and Paul Corona star in Chicago Opera Theater's "The Emperor of Atlantis" by Viktor Ullmann, directed by Andreas Mitisek. (photo credit: Corey DiNardo)        
      
The Emperor of Atlantis
Written by Viktor Ullmann

The Clever One
Written by Carl Orff

Directed by Andreas Mitisek 
Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $35-$125   |  more info
       
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Review: The Passions of Emma Goldman (ShPIeL Theatre)

Roslyn Alexander stars in ShPIeL Theatre's "The Passions of Emma Goldman" by Roslyn Alexander, directed by Dennis Zacek. (photo credit: Ashleigh Bowers)        
      
The Passions
    of Emma Goldman

Written by Roslyn Alexander
Directed by Dennis Zacek  
Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln, Skokie (map)
thru June 22  |  tickets: $18-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: Vieux Carre (Raven Theatre)

Eliza Stoughton and Joel Reitsma star in Raven Theatre's "Vieux Carre" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Cody Estle. (photo credit: Dean La Prairie)        
      
Vieux Carre

Written by Tennessee Williams 
Directed by Cody Estle 
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru June 28  |  tickets: $36   |  more info
       
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Review: Henry V (Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

Harry Judge stars as Henry in Chicago Shakespeare's "Henry V" by William Shakespeare, directed by Christopher Luscombe. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)        
      
Henry V

Written by William Shakespeare 
Directed by Christopher Luscombe  
at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier (map)
thru June 15  |  tickets: $48-$88   |  more info
       
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Review: Carrie the Musical (Bailiwick Chicago)

Callie Johnson stars as Carrie in Bailiwick Chicago's "Carrie the Musical" by Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford and Lawrence D. Cohen, directed by Michael Driscoll. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Carrie the Musical

By Michael Gore (music), Dean Pitchford (lyrics),
    and Lawrence D. Cohen (book) 
Directed by Michael Driscoll
at VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru July 12   |  tickets: $40   |  more info
       
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Review: In the Garden – A Darwinian Love Story (Lookingglass Theatre)

Andrew White and Rebecca Spence star in Lookingglass Theatre's "In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story" by Sara Gmitter, directed by Jessica Thebus. (photo credit: Liz Lauren)       
      
In the Garden:
   A Darwinian Love Story

Written by Sara Gmitter 
Directed by Jessica Thebus
Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $45-$70   |  more info
       
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