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: CABARET at Theatre at the Center

Review: CABARET at Theatre at the Center

CABARET, with music by Fred Ebb, lyrics by John Kander, and a book by Joe Masteroff, revolutionized Broadway and solidified Director Hal Prince’s place in the American Musical Theater when it premiered in 1966.

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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: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Citadel Theatre

Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Citadel Theatre

When an audience isn’t sure what to make of the work on stage, isn’t sure if they should laugh or shift nervously in their seats, it can be brutal to be an actor trying to bridge the gap and pull them in.

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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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Drury Lane’s CHICAGO Has That Razzle Dazzle

Drury Lane’s CHICAGO Has That Razzle Dazzle

Every town loves a good murder story that is twisted in half-truths, exploited by the media, and smothered in provacative scandal.

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Solid Supporting Cast Can’t Save Drawn Out NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES

Solid Supporting Cast Can’t Save Drawn Out NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES

Pictured (l-r): Joshua J. Volkers, Rudy Galvan, Tamarus Harvell, Raphael Diaz, Matthew Garry, Juwan Lockett, Luke Daigle. Photo by Dean La Prairie.  Review: NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES at Raven Theatre By Jude Hansen NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES is an incredibly tedious production fraught with some really puzzling directorial choices. Starting with the use...

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