Chicago Theatre Review

Author: Ben Kemper

A Hero With A Seven Faces

March 26, 2017 No Comments

Six Stories Tall – Adventure Stage 


In Marco Ramirez’s Six Stories Tall, Adventure Stage Chicago serves up stories of kids, for kids,

Read More

Reverie Revine

March 25, 2017 No Comments

Ohio Sate Murders at Dandelion Theater

Famed African American writer Suzanne Alexander (Renee Lockett) has a ghost to face. Asked to

Read More

Assassin Outclass’n

March 21, 2017 No Comments

The Scullery Maid – Idle Muse 

Can a good monarch ever be a good man? Does the price of greatness always have to payed in the

Read More

White Whine and Cheese

March 18, 2017 No Comments

Phantom Pain, a new play by Barbara Lhota

A conversation play, generally recognized by the action focusing on two or more characters with

Read More

The Prodigal Father

March 3, 2017 No Comments

American Hwangap –  Halcyon Theatre 

In Korean culture a man’s Hwangap, his sixtieth birthday, is a huge milestone in his life. He not only

Read More

The Chosen Ones

February 23, 2017 No Comments

Jesus the Jew as told but his Brother James – Greenhouse Theatre 


What would it be like to grow up with the Son of God? For James (Steven Stafford), son and Joseph

Read More

And Justice for All

February 9, 2017 No Comments

Faceless – Northlight Theatre

A new Court drama at Northlight Theater

It is the human instinct, to level our fears and hatreds at an image. A flash man in a place of privilege, a woman in a

Read More

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

Read More

Tzar Power

November 7, 2016 No Comments

Cosmic Events are upon Us: The Romanov Play

The Waltzing Mechanics present a theatrical epic by Keely Leonard


This is a play about a family. A happy family. A God-fearing family, with a husband and wife who adore each other,

Read More

Small Steps

November 7, 2016 No Comments

Moon Shot: A Race to Space

Seven actors, a roughly 7×4 platform, a silver curtain, and an eternal fascination. Theater Unspeakable premiers the

Read More