Review | “International Falls” at The Agency Theater Collective

Review | “International Falls” at The Agency Theater Collective

The Agency Theater Collective’s production of INTERNATIONAL FALLS is a challenging, uncomfortable look at human nature and the deep need for connection and understanding.

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Review | LOVE, CHAOS,& DINNER at Teatro ZinZanni

Review | LOVE, CHAOS,& DINNER at Teatro ZinZanni

By Elizabeth Ellis Take a big scoop of vaudeville, add in a heap of 20th-century cabaret, sprinkle in some circus feats, whisk in some home-grown improv, and the result will be the delightful and amazing Teatro ZinZanni’s LOVE, CHAOS, & DINNER at the new Spiegeltent ZaZou, tucked away on the...

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Review | “True West” at Steppenwolf

Review | “True West” at Steppenwolf

This new production of “True West” is powerful, impactful, and not to miss. Especially if it is another 35 plus years for them to stage it again.

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Review | “The Recommendation” at Windy City Playhouse

Review | “The Recommendation” at Windy City Playhouse

Pictured: Michael Aaron Pogue and Julian Hester | Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow by Josh Flanders “The Recommendation” by Jonathan Caren is one of those performances that will stick with you long after you leave the theater. This immersive play brings the audience into the action, literally going from room to...

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Review | SOMETHING CLEAN from Sideshow and Rivendell

Review | SOMETHING CLEAN from Sideshow and Rivendell

SOMETHING CLEAN, the joined effort by Sideshow and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, is a production with emotionally messy material to tackle, but this superb ensemble handles the task with extreme tenderness, intensity and attention.

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Review | “PROPHET$” at The Factory Theater

Review | “PROPHET$” at The Factory Theater

Pictured (l-r): Eric Roach, Anthony Tournis, Eric Wang. Photo by Michael Courier. By Aaron Lockman As the lights come up on “PROPHET$,” we meet three scam artists in their mid-forties – Vic (Anthony Tournis), the leader of the group, Seth (Eric Wang), the nervous and tightly wound one, and Owen...

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Review | “We Are Pussy Riot” at Red Tape Theatre

Review | “We Are Pussy Riot” at Red Tape Theatre

Ultimately robust in content, yet flawed in execution, this production of “We are Pussy Riot (or) Everything is P.R.” is mostly a pussycat without claws.

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Review | “The Killer” at Trap Door Theatre

Review | “The Killer” at Trap Door Theatre

“The Killer” feels a bit like an unkept promise.

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