Review: TILIKUM – Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens

Review: TILIKUM – Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens

TILIKUM is a game-changer, a masterfully written, sophisticated play full of subtleties and brutalities told in a refreshingly unique method, performed by a cast of talented actors that clearly trust each other enough to tackle such electrifying material. TILIKUM is worth your time and money, as I guarantee that you will not see anything else like it this year.

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Review: MARIE CHRISTINE at BoHo Theatre

Review: MARIE CHRISTINE at BoHo Theatre

If you like your musicals dark—tragically, unceasingly dark—with a complicated score that’s well sung, BoHo Theatre’s MARIE CHRISTINE is just the production to see as the fall days grow ever shorter.

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Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

It’s worth the train or car ride to Arlington Heights to visit Metropolis and visit Neverland.

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Packed with Talent, Kokandy’s THE WIZ Blows the Roof Off

Packed with Talent, Kokandy’s THE WIZ Blows the Roof Off

On a full moon night in Chicago, Kokandy Productions showed how brazen and talented their artists are as they blew the roof off Theater Wit with their revival of THE WIZ.

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XANADU is Unadulterated Musical Theater Joy

XANADU is Unadulterated Musical Theater Joy

American Theater Company’s production of the musical XANADU (based upon the flop of a film bearing the same name) bursts with infectious energy and non-stop fun.

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Video: Gavin Lawrence as 7-Year-Old Barack Obama

Video: Gavin Lawrence as 7-Year-Old Barack Obama

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s production of JABARI DREAMS OF FREEDOM features Gavin Lawrence as Barack Obama, and in this clip as a 7-year-old he come’s up with the ubiquitous “Yes we can”.

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