Chicago Theatre Review

Author: theatredude

A Bazaar of Dazzling Delights

April 20, 2017 No Comments


Aladdin – Broadway in Chicago 


The story of Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp is quite likely the most popular and best known of the

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A Sense That Something is Missing

April 18, 2017 No Comments

Disney’s Tarzan: the Stage Musical – NightBlue Theatre 


Continuing in the vein of other previously successful stage adaptations of Disney cartoons, such as

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A Picnic with Poignancy

April 18, 2017 No Comments

Visiting – Artemisia Theatre


In Ed Proudfoot’s latest drama, following on the footsteps of this company’s acclaimed 2016

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Behind the Red Doors

April 17, 2017 No Comments

King of the Yees – Goodman Theatre 


Along the streets of San Francisco’s Chinatown, the home of the nation’s largest community of Chinese

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Nothing is as Constant as Change

April 14, 2017 No Comments

Mystery of Love and Sex – Writers Theatre


Bathsheba Doran, a playwright and television writer, especially known for her script writing for “Smash,” HBO’s

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Clap Your Hands if You Believe

April 13, 2017 No Comments

For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday – Shattered Globe 


Sarah Ruhl, the distinguished and celebrated, two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright, has

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Starting Over Again

April 10, 2017 No Comments

Linda Vista – Steppenwolf Theatre 


As Todd Rosenthal’s remarkably detailed and versatile turntable stage setting gradually reveals itself, Dick Wheeler,

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Practically Perfect in Every Way

April 10, 2017 No Comments

Mary Poppins – Mercury Theatre 

Postpone your sugar-free diet. Disney’s joyfully captivating, colorful and vibrant theatrical

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Trapped in the Meat Grinder of Life

April 4, 2017 No Comments

Beyond Caring – Lookingglass Theatre


Three temps, prospective new employees, have been sent to this meat factory by their respective

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A Darker Side of the Rainbow

April 3, 2017 No Comments

The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz – House Theatre


After the board of a prestigious private school turns down her application for admittance, recently

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