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A Living Hell

August 15, 2017 Comments Off on A Living Hell

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 Comments Off on A Perverse Victorian Delight

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 Comments Off on An Exuberantly Defiant Summer of Love

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 Comments Off on A Reality Show and Tell

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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Overcoming Her Blind Spot

July 31, 2017 Comments Off on Overcoming Her Blind Spot

In the Wake – The Comrades 

 

In 2010, three years before her Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic

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The Herstory of the Riot Grrrls

July 29, 2017 Comments Off on The Herstory of the Riot Grrrls

Brave Like Them – Anout Face Theatre

 

Bikini Kill. Bratmobile. Sleater-Kinney. Heavens to Betsy. Excuse 17. Skinned Teen. If you’ve never

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A Gershwin-ner of a Show

July 28, 2017 Comments Off on A Gershwin-ner of a Show

An American in Paris – Broadway in Chicago 

 

Two years ago this highly-anticipated stage version of the 1951 Gene Kelly/Leslie Caron musical film

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Lela & Co. – The Story of a Woman’s Truth

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Lela & Co. – Steep Theatre

What happens when the truth and the story are not the same?

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Fill In the Words

July 24, 2017 Comments Off on Fill In the Words

They’re Playing Our Song – Brown Paper Box Company 

 

Amidst two busy professional lives and careers, overflowing with hundreds of hit songs and

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They Like to Move It, Move It!

July 24, 2017 Comments Off on They Like to Move It, Move It!

Madagascar—A Musical Adventure Chicago Shakespeare Theatre 

 

After taking last summer off, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is back, with all canons firing, with another

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