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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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Review: Othello (Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 2016)

James Vincent Meredith and Bethany Jillard in Othello, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre         


Written by William Shakespeare 
Chicago Shakespeare, Navy Pier (map)
thru Apr 10  |  tix: $48-$88  |  more info
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March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Season on the Line (The House Theatre)

Ty Olwin, Maggie Kettering and Marika Mashburn star in The House Theatre's "Season on the Line" by Shawn Pfautsch, directed by Jess McLeod. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
Season on the Line

Written by Shawn Pfautsch 
Directed by Jess McLeod
at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division (map)
thru Oct 26  |  tickets: $25-$35   |  more info
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Review: White Tie Ball (Teatro Vista)

Nate Santana and Gabriel Ruiz star in the world premiere of Teatro Vista's "White Tie Ball" by Martin Zimmerman, directed by Edward Torres. (photo credit: Charles Osgood)        
White Tie Ball

Written by Martin Zimmerman  
Directed by Edward Torres 
VG Studio, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Oct 13  |  tickets: $25-$30   |  more info
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September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: i put a fear of mexico in ’em (Teatro Vista Theatre)

Charin Alvarez and Miguel Nunez - Teatro Vista’s "i put the fear of méxico in ‘em", a world premiere by Matthew Paul Olmos. Ricardo Gutierrez directs. (Photo credit: Carrillo Photo)       
i put a fear of mexico in ’em 

Written by Matthew Paul Olmos  
Directed by Ricardo Gutierrrez
at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago (map)
thru Dec 9  |  tickets: $25   |  more info
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November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: After the Revolution (Next Theatre)

Christine Stulik as Emma - After the Revolution       
After the Revolution 

Written by Amy Herzog  
Directed by Kimberly Senior  
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston (map)
thru May 13  |  tickets: $30-$40   |  more info
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April 12, 2012 | 1 Comment More

The best of Chicago theater in 2011

December’s end brings frantic resolutions, plans for heavy drinking and of course, a barrage of best/worst lists. Being the largest theater review site west of Broadway, Chicago Theater Beat covered over 600 shows in 2011, and the difficulty of choosing the top 25 speaks to the city’s vibrant cultural landscape. In alphabetical order, here are our choices for the year’s best:

Sadieh Rifai - American Theater Company - The Amish Project Mierka Girten, Susan Monts-Bologna - Becky Shaw, Red Orchid Theatre Mortensen, Leahy - The Big Meal, American Theater Company CST_BlackWatch_1 - Copy Jay Torrence, Dean Evans, Leah Urzendowski, Ryan Walters, Molly Plunk
Theatre Mir - Caucasian Chalk Circle - Production 1 Jennifer Lim and James Waterston - Chinglish Goodman Theatre Karen-Aldridge-Cliff-Chamberlain-Ste[3] East of Berlin, Russian Play - Signal Ensemble en-route---Chicago-Shakespeare-One-S[2]
Faust - TheMASSIVE - Chicago Festen_Lev_911 Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Follies" About Face Theatre's "The Homosexuals" Timothy-Edward-Kane---Court-Theatre-[3]
CCTJackieMe_10 Frank, Fiffer, Bone Harry Groener, Ora Jones, by Peter Bosy Steve-Casillas-Jessie-David-Marvin-Q Andrea Prestinario and Nathan M. Hosner - My Fair Lady Paramount Theatre
Outgoing Tide - Northlight Theatre 011 004_Passing Strange by Bailiwick Chicago Plumpp-and-cast---H1 The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard - Writers Theatre 015 stef-tovar-and-projections-by-john-b[1]


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December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Top 10 Chicago plays of 2011

After covering nearly 600 productions this year, here are our picks of the best of the best. Bravo!!  FYI: The national website Huffington Post has kindly posted our choices on their Chicago page, which you can see here.

Clybourne Park, Steppenwolf Theatre One Step At A Time, en route Festen - Steep Theatre Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's "Follies" The Homosexuals - About Face Theatre
Timothy Edward Kane - Court Theatre An Iliad 003 Jackie and Me - Chicago Children's Theatre Momma's Boyz - Teatro Vista Court Theatre's "Porgy and Bess" stef-tovar-and-projections-by-john-boesche


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December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments More