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“Yankee Tavern” Review – Conspirators Under Every Rock

“Yankee Tavern” Review – Conspirators Under Every Rock "Yankee Tavern" toys with your notions of conspiracy theorists

Lyric Unlimited’s “The Property” Review – A Klezmer Opera

Lyric Unlimited’s “The Property” Review – A Klezmer Opera "The Property" tells the story of a family returning to Poland to reclaim family property lost in the Holocaust

Lyric Opera’s “The Passenger” Review – Moving Score Imploring Holocaust Memory

Lyric Opera’s “The Passenger” Review – Moving Score Imploring Holocaust Memory In its Midwest premiere, the Lyric Opera presents "The Passenger", a moving story of life and death in Auschwitz

Thodos’ Dance Chicago’s CHICAGO INSPIRED Review -Don't Miss It!

Thodos’ Dance Chicago’s CHICAGO INSPIRED Review -Don't Miss It! Billed as “a rich tapestry of dance performance creatively sparked by the Windy City,” Thodos Dance Chicago’s “Chicago Inspired” celebrates today’s and yesterday’s dance artists with today’s dance moves

Chicago Opera Theater Therese Raquin Review - COT's Latest Production Comes Stocked With Suspense and Horror Elements

Chicago Opera Theater Therese Raquin Review - COT's Latest Production Comes Stocked With Suspense and Horror Elements Chicago Opera Theater finds another hidden gem, an adaptation of Zola's "operatic" novel

MARIE ANOINETTE at Steppenwolf Theatre, Review – A Vogue Take On Versailles

MARIE ANOINETTE at Steppenwolf Theatre, Review – A Vogue Take On Versailles Steppenwolf Theatre’s production of David Adjmi’s “Marie Antoinette” is a visually beautiful contemporary play that explores the cult of celebrity

Blue Man Group Revamps for 2015 at Briar Street Theater

Blue Man Group Revamps for 2015 at Briar Street Theater Blue Man Group starts 2015 off with a bang at Chicago's Briar Street Theater

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Chicago Premiere production of Sondheim on Sondheim – A Review of a Revue

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Chicago Premiere production of Sondheim on Sondheim –  A Review of a Revue Porchlight Music Theatre’s Chicago Premiere production of Sondheim on Sondheim at Stage 773

NEXT THING YOU KNOW with Refuge Theatre Project, Review – A Portrait of Twenty-Something Anxiety

NEXT THING YOU KNOW with Refuge Theatre Project, Review – A Portrait of Twenty-Something Anxiety “Next Thing You Know” now playing at the Den Theatre until March 8th is a splendid little musical about four twenty-something New Yorkers dealing with the pains of having to grow up

The Actor’s Gymnasium’s Circuscope Review – You’ll Flip Over It!

The Actor’s Gymnasium’s Circuscope Review – You’ll Flip Over It! The Actors Gymnasium’s Circuscope Winter 2015 bills itself as “entertainment that flies.” Does it ever! It flies in the face of imagination, flies in the face of gravity, flies in the face of reality! Come fly with me!

FIRST DATE: THE MUSICAL at the Royal George Theatre, Review – Leave No Cliché Unturned

FIRST DATE: THE MUSICAL at the Royal George Theatre, Review – Leave No Cliché Unturned First Date now playing at the Royal George Theatre is a thoroughly ill-conceived production of an already awful musical that is not worth seeing

David Rousséve/REALITY Review - Uneven Emotional Commitment

David Rousséve/REALITY Review - Uneven Emotional Commitment Rousséve's company REALITY nearly solidifies a heartfelt connection in this difficult, contemporary story

Laughter on the 23rd Floor Review -- Comedy with a Dark Edge

Laughter on the 23rd Floor Review -- Comedy with a Dark Edge First Folio Theatre's presentation of Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor gives an entertaining and thought-provoking view into the world of comedy writing set in the 1950's where television is new and McCarthyism is at the forefront

Playful Talk Show with Yana Reznik at PianoForte Studios Preview - A New Kind of Classical Music Show!

Playful Talk Show with Yana Reznik at PianoForte Studios Preview -  A New Kind of Classical Music Show! A New Kind of Classical Music Show!--Playful Talk Show with Yana Reznik at PianoForte Studios

White Guy on the Bus Review -- Riveting Tale of Race, Money, Power and Privilege

White Guy on the Bus Review -- Riveting Tale of Race, Money, Power and Privilege Bruce Graham's "White Guy on the Bus" is a riveting tale of race, money, power and privilege starring some of Chicago's best--Francis Guinan, Mary Beth Fisher and Patrese D. McClain.

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at the Goodman Theatre, Review – Women Who Want It All

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at the Goodman Theatre, Review – Women Who Want It All Rapture, Blister, Burn now playing at the Goodman Theatre until February 22nd is a smartly written and funny play that explores feminism and asks the universal question of what is really guiding our own happiness in life

Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival Review - Not Your Elementary Marionettes

Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival Review - Not Your Elementary Marionettes The city's inaugural festival sets a new standard for the classic technique

KEVIN GRIFFIN at City Winery, Review – Flying Solo

KEVIN GRIFFIN at City Winery, Review – Flying Solo Kevin Griffin, the lead singer of the band Better Than Ezra, performed at City Winery on January 25th

PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION at Bailiwick Chicago, Theatre Review – It's A Drag

PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION at Bailiwick Chicago, Theatre Review – It's A Drag Princess Mary Demands Your Attention now playing at Bailiwick Chicago until February 21 is a story about a young man trying to grow up and come into his own

TimeLine Theatre’s “The Apple Plays” Review – In the Belly of The Political Zeitgeist

TimeLine Theatre’s “The Apple Plays” Review – In the Belly of The Political Zeitgeist TimeLine Theatre mounts two plays of more recent history than is their norm from the four-part "Apple Plays" by Richard Nelson

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