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Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Real World Meets the Reel World

June 29, 2015 Comments Off on The Real World Meets the Reel World

City of Angels – Marriott Theatre

 

Cy Coleman and David Zippel knew what they were doing when they composed the score for Larry Gelbart’s sassy

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Wooden Ships and Iron Women

June 25, 2015 Comments Off on Wooden Ships and Iron Women

Moby Dick at Lookingglass

As has been seen about at the start of this theatrical year with Shawn Pfautch’s superb Season on the Line, Herman

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A Whale of a Production

June 25, 2015 Comments Off on A Whale of a Production

Moby Dick – Lookingglass Theatre

 

What a monumental conclusion to a trilogy of excellent and uniquely different productions (including “Season on the

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The Novel That Explodes

June 25, 2015 Comments Off on The Novel That Explodes

The Who & the What – Victory Gardens Theatre

 

It’s difficult to imagine that in today’s world a book could become the catalyst behind so much drama. Among this

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Wrestling with an Angel

June 23, 2015 Comments Off on Wrestling with an Angel

Body and Blood – Gift Theatre

 

The co-founder of Gift Theatre, William Nedved’s latest play opens on one of those wooden back porches where

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The Rhythm is Gonna Get You!

June 19, 2015 Comments Off on The Rhythm is Gonna Get You!

On Your Feet – Broadway in Chicago

 

Gloria Estefan, the wonderfully talented Cuban American singer, songwriter and actress, became known to the worl

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Fine Feathered Fiends

June 18, 2015 Comments Off on Fine Feathered Fiends

The Birds – Griffin Theatre

 

Neither Alfred Hitchcock’s horror cinematic masterpiece nor the short story by Daphne du Maurier, Connor

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Sticking To the Family

June 18, 2015 Comments Off on Sticking To the Family

 

Stick Fly – Windy City Playhouse

From the moment you see the lovely, detailed, Martha’s Vineyard home of the LeVay family, it seems all too perfect.

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Two Dimensional Invincibility

June 18, 2015 Comments Off on Two Dimensional Invincibility

 

'Soon I Will Be Invincible'

Soon I will Be Invincible – Lifeline Theatre

Austin Grossman’s 2007 novel by the same gets the musical theater treatment at Lifeline Theatre. This

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Nuns, Nazis and a Naval Captain’s Kids

June 15, 2015 Comments Off on Nuns, Nazis and a Naval Captain’s Kids

The Sound of Music – Brightside Theatre

 

BrightSide Theatre, the pride of Naperville as its only professional theatre company, wrings down the curtain of its

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