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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Theater Top 5: April 2020 by Kevin Greene

Dreams, deception, dirt, and more this month at theater.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Joy Divided: A Review of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter at Steppenwolf for Young Adults by Kevin Greene

Based on the award-winning book by local author Erika L. Sánchez, adapted by Isaac Gómez and starring ensemble member Karen Rodriguez, SYA's production finds the stars all aligned.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Theater Top 5: March 2020 by Kevin Greene

Looking forward to look back. Also: looking forward to look forward. Just another month o' plenty here in the windy city.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Onward and Upward, Always: A Changing of the Guard at Jackalope Theatre by Kevin Greene

"There is great long-term satisfaction in building something larger than yourself."

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Theater Top 5: February 2020 by Kevin Greene

Death, violence, racism, familial dysfunction and musical theater this month. Strap in, folks!

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Theater Top 5: January 2020 by Kevin Greene

Start your New Year right with these provocative premieres.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Winter Theater Preview: 2020 Edition by Kevin Greene

A glimpse of that which keeps our spirits and earthly substances nourished.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Players 2020: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago by Kevin Greene

To the long-awaited revenant and lifelong resident alike, thank you for giving Chicago its most meaningful epithet of all: home

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Player of the Moment: Wardell Julius Clark by Kevin Greene

"What I know for sure, is that I am walking in my calling, living in my purpose, and growing as a human being through my art."

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Theater Top 5: December 2019 by Kevin Greene

While temperatures may be dropping outside, things are heating up inside our city's many theaters.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Words and Bonds: A Review of P.Y.G. or The Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle at Jackalope Theatre by Kevin Greene

Jackalope's 12th season gets off to an energizing start with this entertaining and empathetic Midwest premiere directed to perfection by Lili-Anne Brown.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Theater Top 5: November 2019 by Kevin Greene

A month of musical revivals and plentiful premieres.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Theater Top 5: October 2019 by Kevin Greene

Premieres of all varieties across stages big and small this month.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Fall Arts Preview 2019: Director Jesca Prudencio on Sports, Family and Culture in Lauren Yee’s “The Great Leap” by Kevin Greene

"Theater and sports have so much common. They are live events that bring groups of people together to witness conflict."

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Fall Arts Preview 2019: Can’t-Miss Fall Theater by Kevin Greene

What could be more American than football, marriage and intellectual discourse? These three premieres take the temperature of the country's conscience and the state of our city's theater mak…

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Theater Top 5: September 2019 by Kevin Greene

Packed with premieres and performances of all kinds, September shows Chicago theater at its best and brightest.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Fall Theater Preview: 2019 Edition by Kevin Greene

A guide to our city's most abundant theatrical season.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Theater Top 5: August 2019 by Kevin Greene

Nary a month goes by in our fair city without a fresh plate of premieres.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Theater Top 5: July 2019 by Kevin Greene

All month long Chicago is serving up hot-off-the-grill premieres featuring all your favorite fixins.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019

Theater Top 5: June 2019 by Kevin Greene

A presidential party, punks versus Putin, a real cliff hanger, and more usher in this first month of (fingers crossed) summer.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Dance, Dance, Revolution: A Review of La Havana Madrid at Teatro Vista and Collaboraction by Kevin Greene

Sandra Delgado's megahit returns, bigger and better than ever.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Median and The Mean: A Review of Life On Paper at Jackalope Theatre by Kevin Greene

“Ideation” meets “It’s a Wonderful Life” in this world premiere from Kenneth Lin.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Takes a Tick and Keeps on Licking: A Review of The Adventures of Augie March at Court Theatre by Kevin Greene

At more than three hours, this world premiere at adaptation of Saul Bellow's 1953 novel is epic in length if not quite in scope.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Weight in Soul: A Review of Too Heavy For Your Pocket at TimeLine Theatre Company by Kevin Greene

A new play from Jiréh Breon Holder moves the needle forward on what theater is capable of.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Theater Top 5: May 2019 by Kevin Greene

Fighting for freedom, defending rock 'n' roll, the return of a musical hit, a formula for determining the value of life, a woman over a barrel (literally), and more premiering this month!

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Hell or High Water: A Review of The Children at Steppenwolf Theatre Company by Kevin Greene

Still steaming from sold-out runs in London and New York, Lucy Kirkwood's new play organically and gracefully bridges a generational gap.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Spring/Summer Theater Preview: 2019 Edition by Kevin Greene

Just as matter expands when temperatures rise, so too does the breadth and scope of our city's theatrical offerings.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Beast or Burden: A Review of First Love is the Revolution at Steep Theatre by Kevin Greene

Blood, lust, and love coalesce in the poignant personification of this Midwest premiere.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A Play to Win: A Review of Lottery Day at Goodman Theatre by Kevin Greene

Ike Holter's epic saga concludes with a showdown that pits friends, neighbors and family against each other.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue