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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Review | EMMA at Lifeline Theatre

Review | EMMA at Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre’s latest literary adaptation captures all the beauty of Jane Austen’s original while employing an energetic, modern staging.

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Review | FOUR PLACES at the Den Theatre

Review | FOUR PLACES at the Den Theatre

Joel Drake Johnson’s 2008 play FOUR PLACES, the first show produced by the Den Theatre itself in about five years, begins and ends with its characters in a car, mostly not talking, punctuating the silence with banal observations.

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Review | TAKE ME at Strawdog Theatre

Review | TAKE ME at Strawdog Theatre

With some workshopping and clarification of the most essential themes and elements, TAKE ME has the potential to be a wonderful and thought-provoking piece.

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Review | “The Memo” at Organic Theater Company

Review | “The Memo” at Organic Theater Company

It’s impossible to separate this play from any of the politicking that surrounds us, but it is important to take away a perspective on the individual, because, in the end, we all play our part, whether willingly or knowingly.

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Review | “Miracle” at the Royal George

Review | “Miracle” at the Royal George

Veronica Garza, Allison Sill, Michael Kingston, Gene Weygandt, Amaris Sanchez,Brandon Dahlquist, Jonathan Butler-Duplessis | Photo by Michael Brosilow by Marie Warner “MIRACLE: A Musical 108 Years in the Making” is a new commercial attraction at the Royal George which follows one Northside family through the 2016 Chicago Cubs season —...

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Review: “The Winter’s Tale” at Goodman Theatre

Review: “The Winter’s Tale” at Goodman Theatre

Will Allan (Clown) with Amanda Drinkall Mopsa), Xavier Bleuel (Florizel), Chloe Baldwin (Perdita), Cher Alvarez (Nell), Martin Zebari (Shepherd), Susaan Jamshidi (Dorcas) and Christopher Sheard (Shepherd) | Photo Credit: Liz Lauren By Conor McShane The works of William Shakespeare are woven so heavily into the fabric of English-speaking culture that...

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Review | MAD BEAT HIP AND GONE at Promethean

Review | MAD BEAT HIP AND GONE at Promethean

“It often feels like we are being given glimpses of the great play this could have been, somewhere three drafts deep — and there’s something beautiful in that.”

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