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Review: La Havana Madrid (Teatro Vista)

Sandra Delgado stars in La Havana Madrid, Teatro Vista Chicago            
       
  

La Havana Madrid

Created by Sandra Delgado
1700 Theatre at Steppenwolf (map)
thru May 28  |  tix: $15-50  |  more info
       
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May 7, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Snare (Jackalope Theatre)

Paloma Nozicka, Sam Blin, Joel Ewing and Cyd Blakewell star in The Snare, Jackalope Theatre            
       
  

The Snare

Written by Samantha Beach
Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway (map)
thru April 1  | tix: $5–$25  | more info
       
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March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago Productions of 2016

 

Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda at PrivateBank Theatre, Broadway in Chicago 3Brenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232The Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre 27Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell TheatreMichael Holding by Laura Wade in Posh, Steep Theatre GGMaria Velazquez in Library from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Cecelia Wingate and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope Theatre (Joel Maisonet)Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin Jackson

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2016 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – from the largest equity houses and dance companies to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the hundreds of productions that we reviewed this past year, here are our picks, in alphabetical order, for the best 10 productions of 2016. Bravo to all!!  

See our picks below the fold

     
January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Mars Assignment (Collaboraction)

McKenzie Franklin, The Mars Assignment, Collaboraction           
      
  

The Mars Assignment

Written/Directed by Ronan Marra
Co-Created with Elsa Hiltner
Flat Iron Arts Bldg., 1579 N, Milwaukee (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tix: $20-$30  |  more info
       
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November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Saturn Returns (The Neo-Futurists)

Tif Harrison and Andrew Tham in Saturn Returns, Neo Futurists (photo by Joe Mazza Brave Lux)           
      
  

Saturn Returns

Created by Tif Harrison
Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Nov 19  |  tix: $10-$25  |  more info
       
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November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Miss Holmes (Lifeline Theatre)

Katie McLean Hainsworth, Mandy Walsh and Christopher W. Jones in Miss Holmes, Lifeline Theatre           
      
  

Miss Holmes

Written by Christopher M. Walsh
Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood (map)
thru Nov 27  |  tix: $30-$40  |  more info 
       
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October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mame (Light Opera Works)

Zachary Scott Fewkes and Nancy Hays as Patrick and Mame, Light Opera Works          

     
Mame  

By Jerry Herman (music, lyrics)
Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee (book) 
at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson (map)
thru Aug 28  |  tix: $34-$94   |  more info
       
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August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Tomorrow Morning (Kokandy Productions)

Neil Stratman and Tina Naponelli in Tomorrow Morning, Kokandy Productions (M Brosilow)          
 

         
Tomorrow Morning 

Written by Laurence Mark Wythe
Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru Aug 28  |  tix: $38  |  more info
       
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July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments More