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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Review: 9 TO 5 at Firebrand Theatre

Review: 9 TO 5 at Firebrand Theatre

The stellar talent onstage and Dolly’s consistently superb music contribute to make this show both a reminder of where we’ve been and what we can still achieve.

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Review: GHOSTS OF WAR at Griffin Theatre

Review: GHOSTS OF WAR at Griffin Theatre

This isn’t a story of heroism, but the discovery of identity and the best of humanity in the heart of war.

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Review: BIRDLAND at Steep Theatre Company

Review: BIRDLAND at Steep Theatre Company

We’ve all fantasized about a life in the spotlight at one time or another. For most of us living a typical workaday lifestyle, the idea of being adored by thousands, an endless supply of cash, and carte blanche to act as we please can seem immensely appealing.

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Review: RED BOWL AT THE JEFFS at The Sound

Review: RED BOWL AT THE JEFFS at The Sound

Fair warning: if you’re in theater, you won’t escape from seeing (and laughing at) the hauntingly precise portrayals of yourself or your friends on stage.

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Review: “hang” at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Review: “hang” at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

What happens when we are forced to confront what we would prefer to ignore?

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Review: WHY DO YOU ALWAYS WEAR BLACK? at Organic Theater Company

Review: WHY DO YOU ALWAYS WEAR BLACK? at Organic Theater Company

Bursting with energy and intention onto a traditional living room set, this ensemble of four: Kat Christensen, Nyssa Lowenstein, Ariana Silvan-Grau, Taylor Wisham, and their director Anna Gelman have expertly crafted an exploration of Chekhov’s text and context that highlights its relevance, especially to the contemporary female experience.

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Review: WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD at Theater Wit

Review: WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD at Theater Wit

In WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD, Callaghan explores critical issues surrounding the messages women receive about themselves and their bodies in advertising and in society in a style that is entirely unique to her.

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Review: SWEENEY TODD at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

Review: SWEENEY TODD at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

Candlelights flicker in the darkness as the stony-faced actors invite us to attend the tale of SWEENEY TODD, the final full musical by the Theo Ubique company at the No Exit Café.

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Review: HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW at New American Folk Theatre

Review: HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW at New American Folk Theatre

HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW from New American Folk Theatre sounds like it would be a rowdy late-night show and noisy cult classic. To make this presumption would be to sell the play very, very short.

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