Chicago Theatre Review

Monthly Archives: November 2016

‘Electra’ completes Court Theatre’s awkward Greek Cycle

November 28, 2016 No Comments

Electra – Court Theatre


‘Electra,’ the final play in Court Theatre’s ambitious (if uneven) Greek Cycle, features all of the hallmarks of previous

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‘Roz and Ray’ an intense telling of a most shameful history

November 28, 2016 No Comments

Roz and Ray – Victory Gardens


‘Roz and Ray,’ which is receiving a most urgent and necessary staging at Victory Gardens Theatre, features one of the

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The Man Who Was Peter Pan

November 24, 2016 No Comments

Finding Neverland – Broadway in Chicago


The imagination is infinite. It knows no boundaries. It can instantly transport a person to realms far beyond his

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Checking In, Checking Out

November 23, 2016 No Comments

The Fundamentals – Steppenwolf


The hospitality industry presents itself as a caring, service-oriented business, staffed by selfless individuals whose only

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Tiny Feet can fill large shoes

November 22, 2016 No Comments

Cinderella at the Theater of Potatoes – The Hypocrites
With the state of the world as it is and winter on wing, it would be such a nice thing to have a bright, warm place to

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged

November 21, 2016 No Comments

Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley – Northlight Theatre


In 1813, Pride and Prejudice was published. It was English author Jane Austen’s second and most popular novel,

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Rule Britannia

November 18, 2016 No Comments

King Charles III – Chicago Shakespeare Theatre


It’s been quite a few years since playwright William Shakespeare wrote his histories, telling the stormy tales of Britain’s

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Tap Your Troubles Away

November 13, 2016 No Comments

Crazy for You – Drury Lane Oakbrook


They say that timing is everything and, for this production, nothing could be more accurate. Of course, timing is

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A Tale as Old as Time

November 13, 2016 No Comments

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – Brightside Theatre


Just in time for the holidays comes a production of Disney’s beloved, must-see family musical to downtown

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A Holiday Treat

November 11, 2016 No Comments

Annie – Broadway in Chicago


Leapin’ lizards! Making another visit to the Windy City, to help usher in the holidays, Chicago welcomes this non-

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