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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Black women and the city by Sheri Flanders

'Ain't nobody want to hear us,' say the stars of the joyous Single Black Female. Part Sex and the City parody and all celebration of Black female culture, Single…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

The I Am . . . Fest celebrating women of color comes to the Goodman Theatre by Sheri Flanders

Three days of performances and workshops encourages participants to become leaders in their communities. This weekend the Goodman Theatre will present the I Am .…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

First Love is the Revolution examines the brutal nature of humans and other animals by Sheri Flanders

In Rita Kalnejais's modern fable, parents pass on their prejudices to their children. Whimsical, brutal, and evocative of The Secret of NIMH, First Love is the R…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Drawing a Line on the Stage: A Review of A Chorus Line at Porchlight Music Theatre by Sheri Flanders

Among the longest running shows in Broadway history, this Pulitzer Prize-winning musical continues to get better with age.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Lottery Day brings Ike Holter’s Chicago Cycle to a triumphant close by Sheri Flanders

It promises hope on the other side of defeat. A meditation on endings and new beginnings, Lottery Day is a fitting capstone for Ike Holter's seven-play Chicago C…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

After 40 years, Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem for colored girls remains a stunner by Sheri Flanders

Court Theatre’s production is one of the highlights of the season. "I found god in myself and I loved her fiercely." African-American feminist poet and playwri…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Bridges of Madison County remembers that romance is about the journey by Sheri Flanders

Theo Ubique's production is a sweet, sweet piece of Iowa cheese. Hermetically sealed inside the idyllic heartland like a Kraft Single, The Bridges of Madison Cou…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

SoCo in Time: A Review of Southern Comfort at Pride Films and Plays by Sheri Flanders

This heartfelt new musical feels like the first signs of spring: hopeful and encouraging.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Life in the Gutter: A Review of Twilight Bowl at Goodman Theater by Sheri Flanders

This world premiere from Rebecca Gilman traces the borders and barriers of class in small town America.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Dad Days: A Review of Dada Woof Papa Hot at About Face Theatre by Sheri Flanders

Duty and autonomy collide in this earnest investigation of modern parenting.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

All Star, All Power: A Review of Women of Soul at Black Ensemble Theater by Sheri Flanders

Black Ensemble Theater pulls out all the stops in this tribute to the most iconic women in the history of modern music.

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