Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Wax nostalgic for the pandemic shutdown as Red Theater presents the world premiere of Indoor Cats by Mora V. Harris, directed by Wyatt Kent. Meet Jules (Karylin Veres), an entitled, selfish …SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:00PM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Now in its 21st year, Hell in a Handbag Productions has a ridiculously hilarious new show playing at the Center on Halsted in their The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes […]
The post <i&g…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:51PM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
American Son by Christopher Demos-Brown and directed by Tim Rhoze, now playing at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre in the Noyes Cultural Arts Center in Evanston, opens with a quote from Ta-Neh…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:53PM
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Flashbacks to Andor’s childhood seem unnecessarily added, as if someone thought an origin of an origin of an origin of Star Wars was a good idea.
The post Andor appeared first on Chicago R…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 06:40PM
Friday, August 19, 2022
She-Hulk is the kind of smart, funny production that proves that like Ms. Marvel, Thor: Ragnarok, or Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel is at its best when it combines self-conscious humor with…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:00PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Like several post-pandemic shows in Chicago, the Artistic Home’s production of The Pavilion, written by Craig Wright and directed by Julian Hester, is about an intimate relationship betwee…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:13AM
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Sing-along Selichot and shofar pop-ups: how a "radically inclusive" Jewish community celebrates in a pandemic.
As a child, the High Holidays—Rosh Hashanah (the…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 09:30AM
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
About Face's two-hander boasts stellar performances.
Anyone who has weathered a long-term relationship will relate to the passion and struggles in About Face The…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:35PM
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Red Tape Theatre's production traces a woman's empowerment through role-playing.
With ambitious productions that push the boundaries of subject matter, Red Tape …SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 06:48PM
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Strawdog's production leaves a mark in this Chicago premiere.
In Nick Hornby's High Fidelity, Rob Fleming asks, "What came first—the music or the misery? Do al…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Pride Films and Plays provides an emotionally engaging production of this set-in-Dublin musical.
Oscar Wilde wrote "most people are other people . . . their live…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
A group of stranded space explorers confront their mortality and humanity in Sideshow's U.S. premiere.
Space. The final frontier.…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Love, music, and a little bit of crime add up to a madcap midlife caper in David Greig's comedy.
Who hasn't had a weekend of drunken debauchery in Edinburgh? For…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 05:00PM
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Theatre Y's ambulatory production stretches over six hours and five miles—and it's worth your time and effort.
In 2017, members of Chicago's Theatre Y made an …SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Guillermo Calderón’s meta soap opera toggles between farce and sincerity.
There is a great deal to like about Haven's Kiss by Guillermo Calderón, directed by…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Thirty-four years later, the blockbuster musical still packs a potent political message with the melodrama.
Given its blockbuster history, it may be hard to reme…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Pride Films and Plays' new musical gleefully skewers the modern gay-dating scene.
Looking for a good time? One night of fun that you will likely soon forget?…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The evening includes five short plays written by Chicagoans.
The Impostors Theatre Company wraps up its inaugural season with Footholds, an anthology of five sho…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
We waited 108 years for this?
If you love the Cubs and don't see many musicals, then Miracle is the show for you. Like watching a mediocre baseball game, it's pr…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 12:00PM
Sandra Delgado's immersive musical about a legendary 1960s Latinx nightclub is as heartfelt as ever.
La Havana Madrid, Sandra Delgado's award-winning immersive m…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 12:00PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
A Black college student’s decision to join the Freedom Riders has unexpected consequences for his wife and friends.
Eminently engaging and candid, Too Heavy fo…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 12:00PM
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Otherworld's mashup of Greek mythology and Star Trek is campy fun.
Campy and fun, Elizabeth A.M. Keel's Corona follows the voyage of the starship Corona Borealis…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 12:00PM
Otherworld retells the old myth from a feminist perspective.
Greek myths are essentially ancient soap operas, and such is the case with Medusa Undone, which reex…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 12:00PM
Friday, March 8, 2019
There is nothing like it onstage anywhere else in Chicago.
When you enter the Chopin Theatre for The Ruse of Medusa, it may sound like a half-dozen wild monkeys …SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM