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: THE SPITFIRE GRILL at Refuge Theatre Project

Review: THE SPITFIRE GRILL at Refuge Theatre Project

Newly released from prison, troubled Percy’s arrival is just the medicine the town needs to heal and find love again. You can probably guess what happens; it’s an obvious plot. What is unexpected, however, are some of the performances.

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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: BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS at Akvavit Theatre

Review: BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS at Akvavit Theatre

BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS takes place entirely in a hair salon, one of the few domains where women generally exercise complete autonomy.

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Review: MERCHANT ON VENICE at Rasaka Theatre Company and Vitalist Theatre of Chicago

Review: MERCHANT ON VENICE at Rasaka Theatre Company and Vitalist Theatre of Chicago

MERCHANT ON VENICE has lofty ambitions, attempting to discuss highly controversial topics within a 3-hour arena.

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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: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Goodman Theatre

Review: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Goodman Theatre

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE is a play of potent and polarizing ideas.

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