Review: OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR at Goodman Theatre

Review: OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR at Goodman Theatre

Every person has a story to tell, but rarely are we privy to each person’s truth. As people, we sometimes hold layers of who we are in secrecy. Not intentionally, but every-so-often we tend to lay in fear of our own existence.

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Review: WE’RE GONNA DIE at Haven Theatre Company

Review: WE’RE GONNA DIE at Haven Theatre Company

Haven Theatre’s WE’RE GONNA DIE is a meta-theatrical, alive, celebration of life. Though marketed as a “punk rock concert,” whiplash was not included.

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Review: WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS at Victory Gardens

Review: WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS at Victory Gardens

WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS is Brian Quijada’s take on being a first-generation Latino-American and his journey to become an actor. What unravels beyond this premise is the search for identity and understanding the difference between knowing where you came from and fitting into what is comfortable for you.

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Review: TIGHT END at 20% Theatre Company

Review: TIGHT END at 20% Theatre Company

Pictured: Erich Peltz and Bryce Saxon. Photo by kClare McKellaston. By Elizabeth Ellis A friend of mine lived in a small town in Texas for several years. She often spoke of how, like in the film and TV show Friday Night Lights, everyone happily arranged their lives and activities around the high...

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Review: SHE LOVES ME at Marriott Theatre

Review: SHE LOVES ME at Marriott Theatre

SHE LOVES ME is sheer perfection. It has long been a favorite musical of mine, so I admit bias upfront, but there is a reason it has stood the test of time and remained on my top 10 list.

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Review: LADY X: THE MUSICAL at Hell in a Handbag Productions

Review: LADY X: THE MUSICAL at Hell in a Handbag Productions

Hell in a Handbag Productions begins its 15th season with a bang. LADY X: THE MUSICAL is a campy noir musical. Coupled with a few cocktails, it is the perfect antidote to escape this dumpster fire world.

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Lyric Opera’s MY FAIR LADY Will Have Audiences Dancing All Night

Lyric Opera’s MY FAIR LADY Will Have Audiences Dancing All Night

In Richard E. Grant’s smug and daffy Higgins and Lisa O’Hare’s spitfire and ever resilient Eliza, this MY FAIR LADY gives us a pair that could not be more well-matched.

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The Music of Immigration Scores LA HAVANA MADRID

The Music of Immigration Scores LA HAVANA MADRID

Sandra Delgado, creator of LA HAVANA MADRID, plays the title character in the world premiere. Photo by Joel Maisonet. Review: LA HAVANA MADRID – Teatro Vista at Steppenwolf By Jonald Jude Reyes It’s the music – the rhythm, the beat, and the culture. There’s an essence to music that’s like...

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QUEEN Is Abuzz With Hive Knowledge at Victory Gardens

QUEEN Is Abuzz With Hive Knowledge at Victory Gardens

QUEEN lifts up women in a way that’s intellectual and passionate. In a way that’s human.

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Neverbird’s PINOCCHIO is a Magical, Touching and Relevant Story

Neverbird’s PINOCCHIO is a Magical, Touching and Relevant Story

When the lights came up at the end of this play’s seventy minutes, my friend and I looked at each other both surprised to have tears in our eyes.

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