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Review: Mary Page Marlowe (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Carrie Coon as Mary Page in Mary Page Marlowe by Tracy Letts, Steppenwolf Theatre         

Mary Page Marlowe

Written by Tracy Letts
Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted (map)
thru May 29  |  tix: $20-$89  | more info 
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April 11, 2016 | 1 Comment 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: Pocatello (Griffin Theatre)

Morgan Maher, Michael McKeogh and Sam Guinan-Nyhart star in Griffin Theatre's "Pocatello" by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)          

Written by Samuel D. Hunter
at Signal Theatre, 1812 W. Berenice (map)
thru Dec 13  |  tix: $36 |  more info
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November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Review: Stupid Fucking Bird (Sideshow Theatre)

Nina O’Keefe stars as Nina in Sideshow Theatre's "Stupid Fucking Bird" by Aaron Posner, directed by Jonathan L. Green. (photo credit:  by Jonathan L. Green)        
Stupid Fucking Bird

Written by Aaron Posner
Directed by Jonathan L. Green 
at RC Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln (map)
thru Sept 21  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info
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August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Golden Boy (Griffin Theatre)

Jason Lindner and Nate Santana star as Tokio and Joe in Griffin Theatre's "Golden Boy" by Clifford Odets, directed by Jonathan Berry. (photo credit: Michael Brosilow)        
Golden Boy

Written by Clifford Odets  
Directed by Jonathan Berry 
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont (map)
thru April 6   |  tickets: $28-$33   |  more info
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March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: Bedroom Farce (Eclipse Theatre)

Sasha Gioppo and Joe McCauley star in Eclipse Theatre's "Bedroom Farce" by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Nick Sandys. (photo credit: Scott Cooper)        
Bedroom Farce 

Written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn 
Directed by Nick Sandys
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport (map)
thru Sept 1  |  tickets: $18-$28   |  more info
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July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Review: Enron (Timeline Theatre)

Bret Tuomi as Jeffrey Skilling in the Chicago premiere of ENRON by Lucy Prebble, directed by Rachel Rockwell       

Written by Lucy Prebble
Directed by Rachel Rockwell  
at Timeline Theatre, 615 W. Wellington (map)
thru April 15  |  tickets: $22-$42   |  more info
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February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Ugly One (Sideshow Theatre)

Robert L. Oakes - The Ugly One, Sideshow Theatre       
The Ugly One

Written by Marius von Mayenburg
Directed by Seth Bockley
at Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway (map)
thru Nov 20  |  tickets: $20-$25   |  more info

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October 15, 2011 | 2 Comments More