Review: DISASTER! at Chicago Theatre Workshop

Review: DISASTER! at Chicago Theatre Workshop

Chicago Theatre Workshop’s production is delivered with such joy and comedic skill that it will leave you giddy with laughter.

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Inside MEMPHIS: The Music, with Jermaine Hill

Inside MEMPHIS: The Music, with Jermaine Hill

When I first heard that David Bryan, a founding member of the rock group Bon Jovi, had written a Broadway show – and that the show won four Tony Awards in 2010 – I was intrigued.

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2018 Non-Equity Jeff Award Nominees Announced

2018 Non-Equity Jeff Award Nominees Announced

New this year, performance categories will not be split by gender. Instead, each will have at least ten nominees and two recipients.

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Auditorium Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season

Auditorium Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season

Photo: The live-orchestra “The Nightmare Before Christmas” at the Hollywood Bowl | Kelly A. Swift The Auditorium Theatre has announced its 2018-19 season, including three curated collections of events entitled the “International Dance Series,” the “‘Made in Chicago’ 312 Dance Series,” the “American Music Series,” and the returning “National Geographic...

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Review: COMPANY at Venus Cabaret Theater at Mercury Theater Chicago

Review: COMPANY at Venus Cabaret Theater at Mercury Theater Chicago

The theater community is demanding a new standard of purposeful storytelling, a stronger call to answer the question “Why now?” — particularly when mounting a revival. Musical theater, with its fandom and nostalgia, is precious to audiences in a way that other forms are not, and so has often been exempt from engaging in deeper conversation with the real world.

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Review: ANOTHER JUNGLE at Cloudgate Theatre

Review: ANOTHER JUNGLE at Cloudgate Theatre

Kristen Idaszak’s ability to escort the audience through the weaving safari of events that is ANOTHER JUNGLE is admirable.

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Cast and Design Team Set for BARBECUE APOCALYPSE

Cast and Design Team Set for BARBECUE APOCALYPSE

The Cuckoo’s Theater Project has announced the cast and creative team of the final show of their fourth season, BARBECUE APOCALYPSE.

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Review: ASHES OF LIGHT at UrbanTheatre Company

Review: ASHES OF LIGHT at UrbanTheatre Company

UrbanTheater Company notes as part of their mission, “Preserving the Puerto Rican and Humboldt Park voice for 12 years on Paseo Boricua,” and with ASHES OF LIGHT as part of their season, they truly encapsulate a neighborhood family environment in their space through the natural chemistry provided by their actors.

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Review: LETTIE at Victory Garden Theater

Review: LETTIE at Victory Garden Theater

Directed with unflinching honesty by Chay Yew, LETTIE feels like a new story, but the elements present as fresh and familiar to anyone who faces the monumental and unfamiliar task of making good life choices.

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Strawdog’s Announces ’18 – ’19 Season

Strawdog’s Announces ’18 – ’19 Season

A nondisclosure agreement will be required for those who enter a world-premiere immersive experience based on the stories of Edgar Allan Poe.

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