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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Review: Master Class (TimeLine Theatre) by Johanna Dalton

Master Class depicts the controversial career of opera star Maria Callas through the prism of the classroom. As Callas instructs her promising students, memories of her days as perhaps the m…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Review: Heartbreak Hotel (Broadway in Chicago) by Johanna Dalton

With Broadway in Chicago's presentation of Heartbreak Hotel, being dubbed as the pre-quel to Million Dollar Quartet, the audience is on their feet as the cast takes their bows, and the 20 mi…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Review: Support Group for Men (Goodman Theatre) by Johanna Dalton

The topics covered in Goodman's Support Group for Men are exactly the conversations that we need right now, and in this marvelously comic work, playwright Ellen Fairey has hit the proverbial…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Review: Pretty Woman the Musical (Broadway in Chicago) by Johanna Dalton

It would be hard to find a more beloved and iconic modern Cinderella story to bring to the musical stage than Pretty Woman. But this Broadway in Chicago world premiere of the Broadway-bound …

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Review: Ubu II–Electric Boog-Ubu, or Free Ubu (The Plagiarists) by Johanna Dalton

For Gregory Peters adaptation from the 1896 French play by Alfred Jarry, a satirical exploration of power, greed and evil practices, The Plagiarists bring King Ubu to America, where power, g…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Review: Fight City (Factory Theater) by Johanna Dalton

Factory Theater's *Fight City* lives up to its name and is an innovative and fiercely energetic production that gets high marks for staging, choreography, and fight design. Established nearl…

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