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Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2012

Taking into account the nearly 700 productions that we reviewed in 2012, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!  (FYI: We’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions here)

Mary Beth Fisher and Rob Lindley star in Court Theatre's "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, directed by Charles Newell. Molly Regan, Lusia Strus and Mariann Mayberry star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by K. Todd Freman. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Rania Salem Manganaro stars in The Inconveniences' "Hit The Wall" by Ike Holter, directed by Eric Hoff. (photo credit: Ryan Borque) Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane star in Goodman Theatre's "The Iceman Cometh" by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Robert Falls. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Brandon Dahlquist, Shannon Cochran and Jonathan Weir star in Writers' Theatre's "A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, directed by William Brown. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)
Adam Poss and Madrid St. Angelo star in star in Victory Gardens' "Oedipus el Rey" by Luis Alfaro, directed by Chay Yew. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Chiara Mangiameli and Rick Bayless star in Lookingglass Theatre's "Rick Bayless in Cascabel" by Heidi Stillman and Tony Hernandez and Rick Bayless. (photo credit: Sean Williams) Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Show Boat", conducted by John DeMain, directed by Francesca Zambrello. (photo credit: Robert Kusel) Jason Danieley as George and Carmen Cusack as Dot, in Chicago Shakespeare's "Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Gary Griffin. (photo credit: Liz Lauren) Richard Cotovsky and Preston Tate Jr. star in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "Superior Donuts" by Tracy Letts.  (photo credit: Greg Rothman)


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January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: We Three Lizas (About Face Theatre)

Dana Tretta, Scott Duff and Sean Blake star int About Face Theatre's "We Three Lizas", directed by Scott Ferguson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
We Three Lizas 

By Scott Bradley (book and lyrics) and
   Alan Schmuckler (music, additional lyrics)
Directed by Scott Ferguson  
Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru Dec 23  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
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December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: Equivocation (Victory Gardens Theater)

Minita Jyotindra Gandhi as Judith, in Victory Garden Theater's "Equivocation" by Bill Cain, directed by Sean Graney.        

Written by Bill Cain
Directed by Sean Graney 
at Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Oct 14  |  tickets: $20-$50   |  more info
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September 26, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Review: Hit the Wall (The Inconvenience)

Rania Salem Manganaro in The Inconvenience's "Hit the Wall" by Ike Holter, part of the 2012 Steppenwolf Garage Rep.  (photo credit: Ryan Borque)

Hit the Wall 

Written by Ike Holter 
Directed by Eric Hoff
at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted (map)
thru April 8 April 22  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
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February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More