Review | THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Strawdog Theatre Company

Review | THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Strawdog Theatre Company

While the performances are at times tepid, the design is not.

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Review | THE ELDER SON at Bluebird Arts

Review | THE ELDER SON at Bluebird Arts

In a world that too often seems to focused on division rather than inclusion, it makes sense to produce a play that deals with the yearning to belong. However, what is worrisome is this play’s portrayal of women.

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Review | A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre

Review | A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre

A hopeful and uplifting show, perfectly balancing the tone between mirthful and somber, silly and serious

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Review | RIGHTLYND at Victory Gardens Theatre

Review | RIGHTLYND at Victory Gardens Theatre

An electrifyingly entertaining journey into the dark heart of the Chicago Political Machine, Rightlynd by Ike Holter is a rollicking fun good time.

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Review | THE NUTCRACKER at House Theatre of Chicago

Review | THE NUTCRACKER at House Theatre of Chicago

There is a reason some holiday shows come back year after year and become Chicago staples at Christmastime.

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Review | THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS at Eclipse Theatre Company

Review | THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS at Eclipse Theatre Company

Aneisa Hicks gives a masterful performance as Cora with a balance of brave intensity and compassion.

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Review | PLAINCLOTHES at Broken Nose Theatre

Review | PLAINCLOTHES at Broken Nose Theatre

Off the bat, we’re met with players that are messy, mistaken, engaged, whole-hearted, and figuring it out, just like we all are.

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Review | WIFE MATERIAL at Underscore Theatre Company

Review | WIFE MATERIAL at Underscore Theatre Company

Jamie Shriner’s autobiographical WIFE MATERIAL checks a lot of boxes, and to write, score and perform in an acclaimed full-length musical at this stage in a young career is an exceptional feat — Shriner is one to keep an eye on.

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Review | FRANKENSTEIN at Court Theatre

Review | FRANKENSTEIN at Court Theatre

Manual Cinema could hardly choose a production more closely matching their aesthetic than FRANKENSTEIN

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