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Review: The Nether (A Red Orchid Theatre)

Maya Hlava and Guy Van Swearingen star in The Nether at A Red Orchid Theatre           
      
 

The Nether

Written by Jennifer Haley
A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells (map)
thru March 12  |  tix: $30-$35  |  more info
       
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February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: Dry Land (Rivendell Theatre)

Jessica Ervin and Bryce Gangel in Dry Land, Rivendell Theatre          
       

   
Dry Land

Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge (map)
thru May 28  |  tix: $35   |  more info
       
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May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: London Wall (Griffin Theatre)

George Booker and Rochelle Therrien star in Griffin Theatre's "London Wall" by John Van Druten, directed by Robin Witt. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          
      
   

London Wall

Written by John Van Druten
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee (map)
thru Feb 14  |  tix: $31-$36  | more info
       
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January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2015

 

Carmen Molina, Claudia DiBiccari, Mykele Callicutt, Paula Ramirez, Preston Tate Jr., Deanna Reed-Foster and James McGuire in Cold Basement Dramatics' "Heat Wave".Scott Danielson, Garrett Lutz and George Toles star in Kokandy Productions' "The Full Monty".Laura Osnes as and Steven Pasquale star in Lyric Opera's "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein.John Mahoney and Audrey Francis in Steppenwolf Theatre's "The Herd".Sarah Lynn Robinson, Anthony Whitaker and Greg Zawada in Porchlight's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form" by Steven Sondheim. Monica West, Kasey Foster and Emma Cadd in Lookingglass Theatre's "Moby Dick".Mariann Mayberry and Brittany Uomoleale star in Steppenwolf Theatre's "Grand Concourse".Steve Haggard and Karen Janes Woditsch star in Writers Theatre's "Doubt: A Parable".Charli Williams , Anna Dauzvardis, Katrina D.  Richard, Brandon Greenhouse, and Kevin Patterson star in Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys".Bernard White and Nisi Sturgis in Goodman Theatre's "Disgraced".Rafael Davila and Bradley Smoak star in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "Bel Canto".Drury Lane Oakbrook presents "Billy Elliot: The Musical," music by Elton John.  Becca Savoy, Michael McKeough and Sandy Elias star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello".Larry Yando and Eva Louise Balistreiri star in Chicago Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.Matthew Sherbach and Armand Fields star in Northlight Theatre's "Charm".Brendan Connelly, Chris Schroeder and Brenda Scott Wlazlo star in Red Theater and Oracle Productions' "R + J: The Vineyard".Melanie Brezill and Patrick Budde star in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." Colte Julian as Curly and Allison Sill as Laurey in Paramount Theatre's "Oklahoma!". Mike Nussbaum stars in TimeLine Theatre's "The Price" by Arthur Miller. Eunice Woods stars in American Theater Company's "The Project(s)" by PJ Paparelli and Joshua Jaeger.Luce Metrius and Ashley Neil star in A Red Orchid Theatre's "Red Handed Otter." Kelsey Brennan and Greg Matthew Anderson star in Remy Bumppo's "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard.Johanna McKenzie Miller and Alex Goodrich star in Northlight Theatre's "Shining Lives," directed by Jessica Thebus.Brian Parry and Jacqueline Grandt star in Redtwist Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee.Eileen Niccolai and Daniela Colucci star in The Shattered Globe's "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams. , Shattered Globe Theatre, Brosilow

In a theater community as diverse and talented as Chicago’s, every aspect and genre of stage productions can be found throughout the city on a given week.  2015 was no exception to this fact, as one can see from our reviewers’ picks of the year’s greatest and most memorable works.

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December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments More

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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August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Men Should Weep (Griffin Theatre)

Lori Myers and Ada Grey star in Griffin Theatre's "Men Should Weep" by Ena Lamont Stewart, directed by Robin Witt. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
      
Men Should Weep

Written by Ena Lamont Stewart
Directed by Robin Witt
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru Aug 10  |  tickets: $35   |  more info
       
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July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Reverb (Redtwist Theatre)

Mary Williamson and Peter Oyloe star in Redtwist Theatre's "Reverb" by Leslye Headland, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Jan Ellen Graves )

       
       
Reverb 

Written by Leslye Headland
Directed by Jonathan Berry 
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr (map)
thru Jun23 Jun 30  |  tickets: $25-$30  |  more info
       
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May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: 25 Saints (Pine Box Theatre)

Caroline Neff stars as Sammy in the world premiere of Pine Box Theater's "25 Saints" by Joshua Rollins, directed by Susan E. Bowen. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
       
25 Saints 

Written by Joshua Rollins
Directed by Susan E. Bowen
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 31  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
       
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February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More