Chicago Theatre Review

Monthly Archives: August 2017

Power Bombs, Super Kicks and Body Slams

August 20, 2017 No Comments

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – Red Theatre Chicago 


Eight years ago, Victory Gardens introduced this comic drama by Kristoffer Diaz to Chicago

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Searching For Identity

August 17, 2017 No Comments

Trevor, the Musical – Writers Theatre 


A new musical, which may even be Broadway bound, has opened in Glencoe. It’s significant for

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A Living Hell

August 15, 2017 No Comments

Machinal – Greenhouse Theatre 


Trapped in the machine of contemporary American life, a Young Woman finds her life to be a living

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A Perverse Victorian Delight

August 14, 2017 No Comments

Shockheaded Peter – Black Button Eyes Production


In 1997 a bizarre, original 65-minute musical entertainment first found its light in Jolly old England.

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An Exuberantly Defiant Summer of Love

August 4, 2017 No Comments

Hair – Mercury Theatre 


Wow! Has it been 50 years since that first summer of love? Well, once again the moon’s in the seventh

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A Reality Show and Tell

August 1, 2017 No Comments

Last Dancer Standing (More Than Hip Hop) – Black Ensemble 


Ten of the finest, most talented, accomplished dancers in the nation are competing on a televised

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