Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Promethean Theatre Ensemble)

Nick Lake and Tom McGrath star in Promethean Theatre Ensemble's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" by Tom Stoppard, directed by Beth Wolf.  (photo credit: Johnny Knight)        
      
Rosencrantz and
   Guildenstern Are Dead

Written by Tom Stoppard  
Directed by Beth Wolf
at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru May 24  |  tickets: $12-$22   |  more info
       
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Review: Lay Me Down Softly (Seanachai Theatre)

Dan Waller and Carolyn Klein star in Seanachai Theatre's "Lay Me Down Softly" by Billy Roche, directed by Kevin Christopher Fox. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz)        
      
Lay Me Down Softly

Written by Billy Roche
Directed by Kevin Christopher Fox
at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $26-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: Romeo and Juliet (Joffrey Ballet Chicago)

Rory Hohenstein stars in Joffrey Ballet's "Romeo and Juliet," composed by Sergei Prokofiev and choreographed by Krzysztof Pastor. (photo credit: Cheryl Mann)        
      
Romeo & Juliet

Choreographed by Krzysztof Pastor
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Conducted by Scott Speck 
at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress (map)
thru May 11  |  tickets: $31-$152   |  more info
       
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Review: The Sound of Music (Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Elizabeth Futral, Billy Zane and Jenn Gambatese star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "The Sound of Music" by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Marc Bruni. (photo credit: Todd Rosenberg)        
      
The Sound of Music 

By Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
      Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Directed by Marc Bruni  
at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $29-$199   |  more info
       
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Review: The Wizard of Oz (Broadway in Chicago)

Danielle Wade stars as Dorothy in Broadway in Chicago's "The Wizard of Oz", adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jeremy Sams. (photo credit: Cylla von Tiedemann)        
      
The Wizard of Oz

Adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jeremy Sams
Directed by Jeremy Sams
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph (map)
thru May 11  |  tickets: $18-$105   |  more info
       
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Review: Mill Fire (Shattered Globe Theatre)

Drew Schad and Kate LoConti star in Shattered Globe Theatre's "Mill Fire" by Sally Nemeth, directed by Sandy Shinner. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Mill Fire

Written by Sally Nemeth  
Directed by Sandy Shinner
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru June 7  |  tickets: $18-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: A View from the Bridge (Teatro Vista)

Ayssette Muñoz and Tommy Rivera-Vega star in Teatro Vista's "A View from the Bridge" by Arthur Miller, directed by Ricardo Gutierrez. (photo credit: Joel Maisonet)        
      
A View from the Bridge

Written by Arthur Miller  
Directed by Ricardo Gutierrez
VG Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru May 18  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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Review: The Way West (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Zoe Perry and Gabriel Ruiz star in Steppenwolf Theatre's world premiere "The Way West" by Mona Mansour. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
The Way West

Written by Mona Mansour 
Directed by Amy Morton
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru June 8  |  tickets: $20-$78   |  more info
       
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Review: Dorian (The House Theatre)

Cole Simon and Patrick Andrews in House Theatre's "Dorian" by Ben Lobpries and Tommy Rapley, directed and choreograped by Tommy Rapley. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Dorian

Written by Ben Lobpries and Tommy Rapley
Directed, Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru May 18  |  tickets: $20-$39   |  more info
       
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Review: Emma (Dead Writers Theatre Collective)

Brandon Johnson and Heather Chrisler in Dead Writers Theatre Collective's "Emma," adapted by Michael Bloom, directed by Jim Schneider. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Emma

Written by Michael Bloom
Directed by Jim Schneider
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Date  |  tickets: $25-$42   |  more info
       
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Review: Ruined (Eclipse Theatre)

Andre Teamer and TayLar star in Eclipse Theatre's "Ruined" by Lynn Nottage, directed by Aaron Todd Douglas. (photo credit: Tim Knight)        
      
Ruined

Written by Lynn Nottage  
Directed by Aaron Todd Douglas
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru May 25  |  tickets: $18-$28   |  more info
       
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Review: Mud Blue Sky (A Red Orchid Theatre)

Kirsten Fitzgerald stars as Angie in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Mud Blue Sky" by Marisa Wegrzyn, directed by Shade Murray. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Mud Blue Sky

Written by Marisa Wegrzyn
Directed by Shade Murray
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
       
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