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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Exhausting and Exhausted: A Review of Women in Jeopardy at First Folio Theatre by Danielle Levsky

The humor in First Folio Theatre's "Women In Jeopardy" sadly comes at the expense of its characters' dignity.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Touch of Toska: A Review of Five Mile Lake at Shattered Globe Theatre by Danielle Levsky

Small town yearning fills this Chicago premiere at Shattered Globe Theatre.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Dramatic Revolution: The State of DIY Theater In Chicago by Danielle Levsky

A profile of several local theater companies exploring the boundaries of independence in artmaking.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Joy and Terror: A Review of Significant Other at About Face Theatre and Theater Wit by Danielle Levsky

A bittersweet new play from Joshua Harmon ("Bad Jews") about being single and staying strong.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Dogged and Determined: A Review of The Consul at Chicago Opera Theater by Danielle Levsky

Gian Carlo Menotti's Pulitzer prize-winning opera has aged into a fixated and tonally limited dystopia.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Erroneous Zones: A Review of Bobby Pin Girls at Nothing Without a Company by Danielle Levsky

This new, site-specific work shows how young artists tackle (sometimes literally) the obstacles in their lives.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Lost But Not Forgotten: A Review of In Sarah’s Shadow: The Eleonora Duse Story at Pop Magic Productions by Danielle Levsky

This inventive new work blends music and movement together to tell the story of a Eleonora Duse, once called "the greatest actor that ever lived."

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Friday, October 27, 2017

The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago by Danielle Levsky

A look at how a handful of theater companies, performance troupes and community organizations are decentralizing narratives about where theater happens in Chicago.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The End Is Nie: A Review of The Last Days of Commune at Prop Thtr by Danielle Levsky

This adaptation of Brecht's final, unfinished play feels less lived in than lived out.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Memory Palace: A Review of Tangles and Plaques at The Neo-Futurists by Danielle Levsky

The latest mainstage production from The Neo-Futurists seeks to demystify and deepen our collective understanding of dementia.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Fresh Matter: A Review of A New Brain at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre by Danielle Levsky

William Finn's semi-autobiographical and deeply personal musical explores the life of the mind while under siege from within.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Past Is The Present Is The Future: A Review of 1984 at AstonRep Theatre Company by Danielle Levsky

George Orwell's best-selling dystopian novel receives an urgent adaptation at AstonRep.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Dearth of a Nation: A Review of The Heavens Are Hung In Black at Shattered Globe Theatre by Danielle Levsky

This epic follows Abraham Lincoln’s daily interactions and dreams leading up to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, fluidly and superbly.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Monday, June 26, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Thursday, September 15, 2016

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards