Review – PUFF: BELIEVE IT OR NOT at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Review – PUFF: BELIEVE IT OR NOT at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Ranjit Bolt’s world premiere adaptation is full of all the plotting, panache and pith that are hallmarks of the style. Yet while the style and era are far from our own, the message is not.

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Review: BUILDING THE WALL at Stage Left Theatre

Review: BUILDING THE WALL at Stage Left Theatre

There will no doubt be many, many pieces of theatre in the coming years (or decades) attempting to come to some kind of understanding about how we got to this point, and while we may never fully understand it, it’s a necessary function of art to try to make sense of things

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Timely TEMPERAMENTALS Lives Loud and Proud

Timely TEMPERAMENTALS Lives Loud and Proud

(left to right) Alex Weisman, Lane Anthony Flores, Kyle Hatley, Paul Fagen and Rob Lindley in About Face Theatre’s Chicago premiere of THE TEMPERAMENTALS by Jon Marans, directed by Andrew Volkoff. Photo by Michael Brosilow. Review: THE TEMPERAMENTALS at About Face Theatre By Elizabeth Ellis In early 1950’s America, conformity...

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WINTERSET Leaves You Cold

WINTERSET Leaves You Cold

As Chicago buckles down for another cold stretch, WINTERSET by Griffin Theatre seems like a well-partnered choice.

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Victory Gardens Theater’s HAND TO GOD is Devilishly Good

Victory Gardens Theater’s HAND TO GOD is Devilishly Good

A theatrical whirlwind that takes audiences from laugh-out-loud, outrageous comedy to moments of intense darkness and pure emotion—all of which are balanced in Askins’s brilliant, bold play.

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME – A Masterclass at Strawdog

ONCE IN A LIFETIME – A Masterclass at Strawdog

Kaufman & Hart’s 1930’s comedy ONCE IN A LIFETIME stands strong on its own and is also a wonderful tribute to the work that they’ve accomplished in that space.

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