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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Patterns and Puzzles: A Review of “The Enigmatist” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater by Christine Trevino

Expand your mind at “The Enigmatist,” a show full of things to discover.

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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Lost and Found in Translation: “English” at the Goodman Theatre by Christine Trevino

Among many impressive things about this show, chief is the way it designates when characters are speaking English and when they are speaking Farsi. It’s a simple, clever premise that leads…

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Monday, May 13, 2024

Living with Ghosts: A Review of “Into The Earth With You” at Buffalo Theatre Ensemble by Christine Trevino

“Into the Earth With You” begins in 1999 following the passing of “Grandad,” a historian who raised his three granddaughters in a mountainside cabin with tough love and a firm hand.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

A Yuletide Coming-of-Age: A Review of “Miss Bennet—Christmas at Pemberley” at Buffalo Theatre Ensemble by Christine Trevino

The Buffalo Theatre Ensemble kicks off its 2023-2024 season with “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” a sequel to Jane Austen’s beloved novel “Pride and Prejudice.”

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Lovely Night: A Review of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at Drury Lane Theatre by Christine Trevino

Drury Lane Theatre’s sparkling production of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” arrives just in time for the holiday season. Warm and inviting, this dreamy show is the perfect wint…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

We the People: A Review of “What the Constitution Means to Me” at Paramount Theatre by Christine Trevino

Paramount Theatre’s 2023-2024 BOLD Series continues with this honest piece of theater that searches for the humanity in America’s founding document.

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Monday, September 11, 2023

Country Boy: A Review of “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash” at Drury Lane Theatre by Christine Trevino

Drury Lane’s production of “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash” is a lovingly performed tribute to a music legend.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Magic and Moonlight: A Review of Oak Park Festival Theatre’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Christine Trevino

Oak Park Festival Theatre launches its forty-eighth season with Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” staged within Oak Park’s leafy Austin Gardens.

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Monday, July 10, 2023

A Riotous Joyride: A Review of “The 39 Steps” at Drury Lane Theatre by Christine Trevino

Drury Lane Theatre continues its season with “The 39 Steps,” a farcical adaptation by Patrick Barlow, based on a novel, and a subsequent Alfred Hitchcock movie.

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

Third or Nothing: A Review of Otherworld Theatre’s “Puffs” by Christine Trevino

It’s a joy to watch this talented cast, who make it look effortless. You’ll have fun just watching them have fun.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2023

You’re in the Band: A Review of Paramount Theatre’s “School Of Rock” by Christine Trevino

Paramount Theatre’s eleventh anniversary Broadway Series concludes with “School of Rock,” a light-hearted rock musical based on the 2003 comedy movie of the same name.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Life is a Forest: A Review of Paramount Theatre’s Into The Woods by Christine Trevino

A ruminative mashup of classic fairytales reimagined by James Lapine and the late Stephen Sondheim.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tall Tales: A Review of Big Fish at Marriott Theatre by Christine Trevino

Elements of magical realism elevate “Big Fish” from a rote story of father-son tension into a grandiose adventure.

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Something Good: A Review of Paramount Theatre’s The Sound of Music by Christine Trevino

Love, family, and hope are the hallmarks of any great holiday season, and “The Sound of Music” has all three qualities in abundance.

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Monday, October 17, 2022

Dear Friend: A Review of BrightSide Theatre’s She Loves Me by Christine Trevino

A charming musical that follows the interpersonal relationships of the staff of a 1930s European parfumerie from summer to winter.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

All Aboard: A Review of Murder on the Orient Express at Drury Lane Theatre by Christine Trevino

An iconic Agatha Christie story headlined by Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, a beloved character for fans of both Christie and the whodunit genre.

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