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The Choices We Make

May 27, 2017 No Comments

The My Way Residential – Irish Theatre of Chicago 


A young woman enters a bedroom, perhaps in a hotel, carrying some bags and checking the place for

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‘Relativity’ a superlative take on an icon of science and genius

May 26, 2017 No Comments

Relativity- Northlight Theatre


Any review of Northlight Theatre’s production of “Relativity” will mention this most important fact, so

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Underdogs Arise

May 26, 2017 No Comments



In 1991 Tonya Harding won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second in the World

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Court’s ‘Harvey’ a breezy, carefree production

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Harvey – Court Theatre 


“Harvey,” the whimsical tale of Elwood P. Dowd and his best friend Harvey – a six-foot, three-inch tall

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The Three Sisters of Sligo

May 24, 2017 No Comments

The Night Season – Strawdog Theatre 


This, the final production of Strawdog Theatre’s 29th season, is the second of several plays written by

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Charles Dickens Goes to India

May 22, 2017 No Comments

Great Expectations – Remy Bumppo 


Adapted by playwright and screenwriter Tanika Gupta, this, one of Charles Dickens’ most popular

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A Jewel of a Show

May 20, 2017 No Comments

Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker – Black Ensemble Theatre 


Imagine if you could step back in time in order to marvel and enjoy the rise to fame of African

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If You Build A Better Mousetrap

May 17, 2017 No Comments

Ideation – Jackalope Theater


At one point in Aaron Loeb’s sharp, dark comedy Ideation, a character blasts his daughter’s favorite song “How Far

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What’s in a Name?

May 11, 2017 No Comments

Objects in the Mirror – Goodman Theatre 


Charles Smith’s searing new biographic drama takes its title from the advice printed on a car’s

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Sitting Pretty

May 9, 2017 No Comments

Cabaret – Theatre at the Center 


A drum roll and a cymbal crash announces the smirking face of the Emcee, peaking from behind the

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