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Review: Dynamite Divas-A Tribute to Women of Soul (Black Ensemble Theater)

Shari Anderson stars as Aretha Franklin in Black Ensemble Theater's "Dynamite Divas" by Jackie Taylor, directed by Rueben D. Echoles. (photo credit: MIchael Brosilow)         
      

   
Dynamite Divas

Written by Jackie Taylor 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Jan 24  |  tix: $55-$65  |  more info
       
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December 22, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: The Black White Love Play (Black Ensemble Theater)

Rashada Dawan and Kevin Pollack star in the world premiere of Black Ensemble Theater's "The Black White Love Play," written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)          
      
The Black White Love Play 

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor  
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru Nov 15  | tix: $55-$65  | more info
       
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October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: One Hit Wonders (Black Ensemble Theater)

Lyle Miller and Ereatha McCullough star in Black Ensemble Theater's world premiere "One Hit Wonders" by Rueben D. Echoles and Dawn Bless, directed by Daryl D. Brooks. (photo credit: Daniel Nicholas)        
      
One Hit Wonders

Written by Rueben D. Echoles 
  in collaboration with Dawn Bless
Directed by Daryl D. Brooks
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru June 29  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Chicago’s Golden Soul (Black Ensemble Theater)

Brian Nelson as Alvin Cash in Black Ensemble Theater's "Chicago's Golden Soul," written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
Chicago’s Golden Soul

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor 
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map) 
thru March 29  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Quark (MPAACT)

Kelly Owens stars as Dr. Alexandra Seabold in MPAACT's "Quark" by Gloria Bond Clunie, directed by Chuck Smith. (photo credit: Shepsu Aakhu)        
      
Quark

Written by Gloria Bond Clunie
Directed by Chuck Smith
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 2  |  tickets: $15-$25   |  more info
       
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February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Warm on the Coolin’ Board (MPAACT)

MPAACT's "Warm on the Coolin' Board" by Shepsu Aakhu, directed by Marie Cisco. (photo credit:  Shepsu Aahku)        
      
Warm on the Coolin’ Board

Written by Shepsu Aakhu
Directed by Marie Cisco
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
       
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October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: From Doo Wop to Hip Hop (Black Ensemble Theater)

David Simmons and Meghan Murphy star in Black Ensemble Theatre's "From Doo Wop to Hip Hop", written and directed by Jackie Taylor and Rueben Echoles. (photo credit: Danny Nicholas)        
      
From Doo Wop to Hip Hop

Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor
       and Rueben Echoles  
Music Directed by Robert Reddrick  
Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark (map)
thru April 14  |  tickets: $55-$65   |  more info
       
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February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Review: Leaves, Trees, Forest (MPAACT)

Trigney Morgan as Charles in MPAACT's "Leaves, Trees, Forest" by Paul Notice, directed by Carla Stillwell. (photo credit: Shepsu Aahku)        
       
Leaves, Tree, Forest 

Written by Paul Notice   
Directed by Carla Stillwell
at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln (map)
thru March 3  |  tickets: $15-$23   |  more info
       
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January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More