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Review: Relativity (Northlight Theatre)

Mike Nussbaum stars as Albert Einstein in Relativity, Northlight Theatre           



Written by Mark St. Germain
Northlight Theatre, Skokie (map)
thru Jun 25  |  tix: $30-$81  |  more info
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June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Chicago’s Best Theater of 2016


Miguel Cervantes stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Broadway ChicagoDana Omar and Gay Glenn star in Cinderella at the Theater Potatotes, Hypocrites TheatreKaren Rodriguez stars in The Way She Spoke, Solo Celebration, Greenhouse Theater 3ETHL_ShowPageFINAL_450x665James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare TheatreBryce Gangel, Jessica Ervin and Charlotte Thomas in Dry Land, RivendellJulissa Contreras, Sarah Cartwright and Ada Grey in The Haven Place, Red Orchid TheatreEvan Linder and Liz Sharpe in Byhalia Mississippi, New Colony Definition TheatreBrian Parry and Aaron Kirby in The Drawer Boy, Redtwist TheatreChristian Castro and D’Wayne Taylor in Jesus Hopped A Train, Eclipse TheatreThomas Cox, Bolden. (Back) Ruiz, Sullivan, Brown. Photo by Michael Brosilow (2)Mary Beth Fisher and Harris Yulin in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Court TheatreEliza Stoughton and Sam Hubbard in A Loss of Roses, Raven TheatreBlair Brown and Alan Wilder in Mary Page Marlowe, Steppenwolf TheatreChristina Saliba with mirror from Learning Curve, Albany Park Theater ProjectThe Joffrey Ballet presents Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker, Auditorium TheatreJustin Keyes, Chris Sams, Tyrone L. Robinson, Will Skrip and Sean Blake in Smokey Joe's CafeDash Barber and Christopher Borek in Posh by Laura Wade, Steep Theatre LMSarah Goeden, Justine C. Turner and Nicole Bloomsmith in Once in a Lifetime, StrawdogSydney Charles and Julian Parker in Prowess, Jackalope TheatreIt’s the classic tale of the Sharks versus the Jets in West Side Story, one of the greatest musicals ever, playing March 16-April 24, 2016 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. For tickets and information, go to ParamountAurora.com or call (630) 896-6666. Photo credit: Liz Lauren.Brian Quijada in Where Do We Sit On the Bus, Teatro Vista Chicago 2Amy Stricker, Britain Gebhardt, Max DeTogne, Lizzie Schwarzrock, Kelly Baskin, Caitlin JacksonMonica Raymund stars in Thaddeus and Slocum, Lookingglass TheatreBrenda Barrie, James Doherty. Michael E Martin, Johnny Arena and Rudy Galvan in United Flight 232


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January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Review: East Texas Hot Links (Writers Theatre)

Antoine Pierre Whitfield and A.C. Smith in East Texas Hot Links, Writers           

East Texas Hot Links

Written by Eugene Lee
Writers Theatre, Glencoe (map)
thru Jan 29  |  tix: $75-$80  |  more info
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November 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Court Theatre)

Mary Beth Fisher in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Euqene O'Neill, Court Theatre          

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Written by Eugene O’Neill 
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $45-$65  | more info
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March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Mothers and Sons (Northlight Theatre)

Cindy Gold and Jeff Parker in Mothers and Sons, Northlight Theatre Skokie          

Mothers and Sons

Written by Terrence McNally 
North Shore Center for Performing Arts (map)
thru Feb 28  |  tix: $25-$79  | more info
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February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Gem of the Ocean (Court Theatre)

Tyla Abercrumbie and Jerod Haynes star in Court Theatre's "Gem of the Ocean" by August Wilson, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)       


Gem of the Ocean 

Written by August Wilson
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis (map)
thru Oct 11 | tix: $45-$65 | more info 
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September 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Chapatti (Northlight Theatre)

John Mahoney and Penny Slusher star in Northlight Theatre's world premiere of "Chapatti" by Christian O'Reilly, directed by BJ Jones. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        

Written by Christian O’Reilly  
Directed by BJ Jones
North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie (map)
thru April 19  |  tickets: $25-$75   |  more info
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March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Hedda Gabler (Writers Theatre)

Kate Fry and Scott Parkinson star in Writers Theatre's "Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Kimberly Senior. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
Hedda Gabler

Written by Henrik Ibsen
Translated by Nicholas Rudall  
Directed by Kimberly Senior 
Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe (map)
thru April 6   |  tickets: $35-$70   |  more info
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January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More