Porchlight’s Memorable DREAMGIRLS Will Never Leave You

Porchlight’s Memorable DREAMGIRLS Will Never Leave You

In Donica Lynn, Porchlight’s DREAMGIRLS has certainly found its own star. Lynn sings the hell out of the famous Act One showstopper “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.”

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CARLYLE Is a Refreshing, Provocative, and Immediate Theatrical Experience

CARLYLE Is a Refreshing, Provocative, and Immediate Theatrical Experience

True theatrical immediacy can be hard to come by. Plays take time to write, produce, and rehearse – it can be a challenge to keep them fresh and resonant, especially when they tackle major social and political issues.

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THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE MUSICAL – a Fantastic Voyage of Gratifying Fun

THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE MUSICAL – a Fantastic Voyage of Gratifying Fun

I confess – I’m an adult, and I laughed from beginning to end of THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE MUSICAL, and I didn’t want to leave this night filled with simple, silly, family fun.

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Stunning ARCADIA Ushers in New Era at Writers

Stunning ARCADIA Ushers in New Era at Writers

Writers’ Production of ARCADIA is as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the mind. Stoppard is not for everyone – particularly if you’re looking to relax into something – but if ‘leaning forward and engaging’ excites you, it is the quintessential Writers work, and the perfect show to christen the stunning $28 million facility with.

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Court mounts a formidable and relevant LONG DAY’S JOURNEY

Court mounts a formidable and relevant LONG DAY’S JOURNEY

Mary Beth Fisher’s powerhouse performance is one for the books – brave, complex, and extremely moving.

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BUTLER Stirs Up Ugliness of America in Civil War Comedy

BUTLER Stirs Up Ugliness of America in Civil War Comedy

Through an intricate dance of witty dialogue, Northlight Theater’s production BUTLER by Richard Strand explores one moment in history which undoubtedly can be considered the prelude to not just the Emancipation Proclamation, but it also explains how Black men both free and escaped slaves were allowed to join as soldiers of the Union during the Civil war.

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White Knuckle UNITED FLIGHT 232 – Intense, Terrifying, and Unforgettable

White Knuckle UNITED FLIGHT 232 – Intense, Terrifying, and Unforgettable

Once you embark on United Flight 232, there is no unbuttoning your seatbelt, no releasing the tight grip your white knuckled fingers and no calming your racing heart. You can be told to prepare for this 90-minute journey but no amount of “brace, brace, brace” will dampen the impact and its long lasting effects.

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TUTA Boldly Brings Adam Rapp Play to Life in Chilling Production

TUTA Boldly Brings Adam Rapp Play to Life in Chilling Production

In a detailed account of her school-forbidden trip into New York City, Molloy captivates her audience as she brings Rapp’s piercing imagery to life.

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Soul-Shaking Gospel Musical WAKING LAZARUS is a ‘Must-See’ in Logan Square

Soul-Shaking Gospel Musical WAKING LAZARUS is a ‘Must-See’ in Logan Square

WAKING LAZARUS is a hidden gem and a must-see musical that genuinely raises critical questions about gender, race, and spirituality within society.

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Chicago Premiere of HEATHERS Triumphs as Both Totally Awesome and Heartwarming

Chicago Premiere of HEATHERS Triumphs as Both Totally Awesome and Heartwarming

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL manages to be both satirical and at times legitimately moving, largely echoing the biting tone of the original film.

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