Review: TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA at Midsommer Flight

Review: TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA at Midsommer Flight

Is there anything more badass than a Shakespeare in the Park actor?

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Review: VICTIMS OF DUTY at A Red Orchid Theatre

Review: VICTIMS OF DUTY at A Red Orchid Theatre

This affecting and oddly touching production, with outstanding performances all around, acts as both a reminder of the past and a warning of what could so easily happen again.

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Review: PAMPLONA at Goodman Theatre

Review: PAMPLONA at Goodman Theatre

The era of writing the tragic creative male hero as an aspirational and sympathetic figure is over. Keach presents a broken and bitter Hemingway on the far side of his prime, years of broken marriages and broken promises weighing heavily on his heart.

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Review: LINDA at Steep Theatre Company

Review: LINDA at Steep Theatre Company

LINDA provides contrasting points of view about how women move through their lives under a microscope.

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Review: THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Review: THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

It’s fabulous to see two women embody fully-formed characters who meet and forge a friendship based on their own personal needs

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Review: TILIKUM – Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens

Review: TILIKUM – Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens

TILIKUM is a game-changer, a masterfully written, sophisticated play full of subtleties and brutalities told in a refreshingly unique method, performed by a cast of talented actors that clearly trust each other enough to tackle such electrifying material. TILIKUM is worth your time and money, as I guarantee that you will not see anything else like it this year.

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Review: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU at Oak Park Festival Theatre

Review: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU at Oak Park Festival Theatre

The adorable story of the Sycamore family offers an evening of pleasant and downright silly entertainment.

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Review: THE LARAMIE PROJECT at AstonRep Theatre Company

Review: THE LARAMIE PROJECT at AstonRep Theatre Company

10 minutes into the performance, a stage dimmer exploded in a shower of sparks. The Aston Rep and Raven Theatre staff stopped the show, alerted the fire department, and calmly coordinated a smooth exit of the audience from the theatre.

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Review: EMPTY THREATS at The Neo-Futurists

Review: EMPTY THREATS at The Neo-Futurists

The Neo-Futurists’ EMPTY THREATS is not common or expected or simple. My mind keeps circling a moment from the beginning of the show, determined not to allow me the words necessary to articulate the whole of this experience.

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Review: HAMLET at The Gift Theatre

Review: HAMLET at The Gift Theatre

…an intriguing production that, due to the wonderful work from Kyri and Fenner, will be one to be examined for years to come.

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