Chicago Theatre Review

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Persian Mythology Made Epic

January 31, 2017 1 Comment

Feathers of Fire – Puppet Theatre Festival


Hamid Rahmanian, the great Iranian-American filmmaker and graphic artist, whose contributions at Walt Disney

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Dancing Into Our Memory

January 31, 2017 2 Comments

The Baltimore Waltz – Brown Paper Box Company


This close brother and sister had always planned on enjoying a whirlwind European vacation together, however it

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The End of the World Has Arrived

January 31, 2017 1 Comment

Earthquakes in London – Steep Theatre


There couldn’t be a more timely play than this somewhat bizarre drama by Mike Bartlett, the prolific British

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‘Wit’ reaffirms why we need The Hypocrites

January 30, 2017 1 Comment

Wit – Hypocrites Theatre


I could not resist a feeling of sorrow as I entered Den Theatre for The Hypocrites’ staging of Margaret Edson’s

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Court Theatre’s ‘Blues for an Alabama Sky’ a beautifully realized, empathetic production

January 29, 2017 1 Comment

Blues for an Alabama Sky – Court Theatre


Ron OJ Parson’s directorial efforts at Court Theatre are always must-see productions – his adaptations of August

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Disco Inferno

January 28, 2017 1 Comment

Saturday Night Fever – Drury Lane Oakbrook


If you’re of a certain age, you might remember sitting in a movie theater back in 1977 and being dazzled by John

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Sherwood Forest Comes Alive

January 28, 2017 1 Comment

The Adventures of Robin Hood – Filament Theatre


There are probably as many different versions of the tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men as there are trees in

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Tragedy in a Toxic Workplace

January 28, 2017 2 Comments

Gloria – Goodman Theatre


Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, has imported the original

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Paw Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue”

January 25, 2017 1 Comment


Paw Patrol Live based on the Nickelodeon series comes to the Chicago Theatre February 11 and 12.  These pips will take you on an action packed, high energy, musical adventure.


This is interactive show will give the guests the chance to participate and become part of the PAW Patrol Cheer Team.


This show how is making its debut in Chicago and is a co-production from Vstar entertainment group and Nickelodeon.


Tickets can can be purchased online at or by phone 800-745-3000.

For more info visit

The Bullying Needs to Stop

January 25, 2017 1 Comment

The Hundred Dresses – Chicago Childrens Theatre


Underdogs have always suffered from being picked on and bullied since the beginning of time. Today, because of

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