Review “Evolution/Creation”: Unusual/Fascinating

  Quest Theatre Ensemble presents: Evolution/Creation Written and directed by Andrew Park Music by Scott Lamps Musical direction by Gary Powell At Quest Blue Theatre, 1609 W. Gregory Thru March 28th (more info) Science/Religion. Explosion/Organic. Inevitable/Mystical. Quest Theatre presents Evolution/Creation, a theatrical experience for the senses. Upon arrival at the Quest Blue Theatre, each audience … Continue reading

Review “Uncle Vanya”: Classic Witty Drama

Strawdog Theatre presents Uncle Vanya At 3829 N. Broadway Written by Anton Chekhov Translated by Curt Columbus Directed by Kimberly Senior Thru March 27th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and twenty minutes includes a ten minute intermission   Vanya loves Yelena. Sonya loves Astrov. Yelena loves excitement. Astrov loves vodka. Strawdog Theatre presents Curt … Continue reading

Review “Wilson Wants It All”: House Delivers Hope!

The House Theatre of Chicago presents Wilson Wants It All At The Chopin Theatre 1543 W. Division Written by Michael Rohd and Phillip C. Klapperich Conceived and Directed by Michael Rohd Thru March 27th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and twenty minutes includes a ten minute intermission and fifteen minute delayed start. It’s 2040. … Continue reading

Review “Abigail’s Party”: Hilarious Cocktail Chatter!

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Abigail’s Party At 1531 N. Wells Written by Mike Leigh Directed by Shade Murray Thru March 28th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission   Neighbors are like your family. You don’t get to choose them but you have to live with them. What helps you … Continue reading

Review “Mrs. Caliban”: Interspecies Dating… Maybe?

Lifeline Theatre presents Mrs. Caliban At 6912 N. Glenwood Based on the novel “Mrs. Caliban” by Rachel Ingalls Adapted by Frances Limoncelli  Directed by Ann Boyd Thru March 28th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission If a guy can fall in love with a blue tailed female alien, why can’t … Continue reading

Review “The Ring Cycle”:The Ring IS A Prize!

The Building Stage presents The Ring Cycle At 412 N. Carpenter Adapted from the operas of Richard Wagner Directed by Blake Montgomery and Joanie Schultz Saturdays and Sundays thru March 14th Special Monday performance on February 22nd Buy Tickets Running Time: Six hours includes two ten minute intermissions and a forty-five minute dinner break   … Continue reading

Review “What Once We Felt”: Felt Confusingly Intriguing

About Face Theatre presents What Once We Felt At Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted Written by Ann Marie Healy Directed by Krissy Vanderwarker Thru March 6th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission   I’ve been to the future. Not surprising, men have become extinct. A bit more alarming, books … Continue reading

Review “The Old Settler”: Love At First Sight!

Writers’ Theatre presents The Old Settler 325 Tudor  Glencoe, Illinois Written by John Henry Redwood Directed by Ron OJ Parson Thru March 28th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and forty minutes includes a ten minute intermission   Pimp steak, swamp seed, old settler, it’s 1943 in Harlem, New York. The Borny sisters need to … Continue reading

Review “The Philanderer”: No Frills Sophisticated Comedy!

ShawChicago presents: The Philanderer  Written by George Bernard Shaw Directed by Robert Scogin Ruth Page Theatre (1016 N. Dearborn) Thru March 1st (more info) Leonard wants to marry Grace as a way to finally break-up with Julia. Although this sounds like the plot of the next Hugh Grant romantic comedy, it’s not. ShawChicago presents The … Continue reading

Review “11:11”: It’s a bible licking, crotch rubbing, bable writing, come to Jesus party!

The New Colony presents 11:11 At Victory Gardens Studio Theatre 2433 N. Lincoln Written by Evan Linder and Tara Sissom Directed by Megan Johns Thru March 13th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours includes a ten minute intermission Shut the F…. front door! G-o-d is my b-u-d! Campy Christianity has never been more hilarious! The … Continue reading