Review | “The Nutcracker” at The House Theatre

Review | “The Nutcracker” at The House Theatre

While holiday cheer can be harder to muster as an adult, the kids in the room serve as an important reminder that the season still has some magic left in it.

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Review | “Romeo and Juliet” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review | “Romeo and Juliet” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

There are several attempts at a larger message which get lost amid disparate production and design choices.

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Review | “Hoodoo Love” at Raven Theatre

Review | “Hoodoo Love” at Raven Theatre

“Hoodoo Love” at the Raven Theatre is a simple story.

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Review | “Bernhardt/Hamlet” at Goodman Theatre

Review | “Bernhardt/Hamlet” at Goodman Theatre

Pictured: Terri McMahon. Photo by Liz Lauren. By Josh Flanders “All theater is an act of ego”- Sarah Bernhardt in Bernhardt/Hamlet The stories of the legendary French actress Sarah Bernhardt are mythical. Lover of rich and powerful men. Diva. The original celebrity. More popular than presidents and popes. Her decision...

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Review | DANA H. At Goodman Theatre

Review | DANA H. At Goodman Theatre

How well can an actor tell a true story, and also embody the main character of this story?

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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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