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Top 10 Chicago Plays of 2013

Karl Hamilton and Mark David Kaplan in Chicago Children's Theater's "A Year with Frog and Toad" by Robert and William Reale, directed by Henry Godinez. (photo credit: Charles Osgood) Greta Oglesby and Toni Martin in TimeLine Theatre's "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Lara Goetsch) Hans Fleischmann stars as Tom in Mary-Arrchie Theatre's "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Hans Fleischmann. (photo credit: Emily Schwartz) Jackson Doran, GQ, JQ and Postell Pringle in Chicago Shakespeare's "Othello: The Remix," created and directed by the Q Brothers. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow) Kenesha Reed, Genesis Salamanca, Angelina Llongueras, Lindsey Scalise, Hisako Sugeta and Danielle Nicholas star in Her Story Theater's "Shadow Town," written and directed by Mary Bonnett. (photo credit: Katie Herst)
Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" starred Kelly Owens Rodman, Michael Sherwin and Frank Pete star in Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, directed by Steve Scott. (phtoo credit: Kimberly Loughlin) Manny Buckley, Tyshaun Lang, Keith Neagle, McKenzie Chinn, Lucy Sandy, Marjie Southerland and Morgan McNaugh in Pavement Group's "Harry and the Thief" by Sigrid Gilmer, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. (photo credit: Brittany Barnes) Shavac Prakash and Scott Baity, Jr star in Collaboraction's "Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," conceived and directed by Anthony Moseley. (photo credit: Cesario Moza) Daniel Strauss and Lauren Lopez star as El-Fayoumy and Mother Theresa in Judas Redux and Starkid's "Last Days of Judas Iscariot" by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Julia Albain. Callie Johnson, Rod Thomas, Susan McMongale and Josh Tolle in Drury Lane Theatre's "Next to Normal," directed by William Osetek. (photo credit: Brett Beiner)

 

Another year, another 12 months of great theater! 2013 blessed the Windy City with inspired new works and riveting revivals from a wide range of companies – the largest equity houses to the smallest of Chicago’s storefronts. Taking into account the 600+ productions that we reviewed in 2013, here are our picks for the best of the best. Bravo!!   (note: for the 3rd year in a row, we’re honored to have the national website Huffington Post use our choices for their Top 10 Chicago productions!)

See our picks below the fold

     
December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Clybourne Park (Redtwist Theatre)

Frank Pete and Kelly Owens Rodman star in Redtwist Theatre's "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, directed by Steve Scott. (photo credit: Kimberly Loughlin)        
       
Clybourne Park 

Written by Bruce Norris
Directed by Steve Scott 
at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 Bryn W. Mawr (map)
thru Nov 24  |  tickets: $20-$30   |  more info
       
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October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: A Soldier’s Play (Raven Theatre)

Antoine Pierre Whitfield, Nicholas Bailey and Scott Allen Luke star in Raven Theatre's "A Soldier's Play" by Charles Fuller, directed by Michael Menendian. (photo credit: Dean LaPrairie)        
       
A Soldier’s Play 

Written by Charles Fuller  
Directed by Michael Menendian
at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark (map)
thru March 30  |  tickets: $15-$36   |  more info
       
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February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Thirst (Cold Basement Dramatics)

Thirst - Cold Basement Dramatics       
      
Thirst

Written by Jacob Cox 
Directed by Scott Olson
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont (map)
thru Jan 29  |  tickets: $13   |  more info
       
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January 20, 2012 | 2 Comments More