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Windy City Playhouse continues its streak of emotionally engaging immersive theater with Mart Crowley's groundbreaking 1968 play.
Beth Steel’s play is itself a labyrinth of occasionally confounding design.
Directed by Wardell Julius Clark, Kevin Artigue's play speaks truth to power in an age when power rarely speaks the truth.
IF you plan to see this musical THEN you might want to prepare for a nonsensical (and misogynistic) vision of so-called female empowerment.
An evening of toe-tapping bliss that delivers a commendation worthy of the Duke's talent.
Isaac Gomez's latest play centers confidently and lovingly on the generational effects of colonialism and masculinity.
An endearing world premiere musical for kiddos and kiddos at heart.
This well-intentioned seasonal sitcom misdials.
This terrific two-hander is both a jukebox musical and a tribute to female friendship.
A new musical by local production team of Gosz & Fotos tackles the personal effects of mental illness with generosity and insight.
No magic is required to fall in love with Katori Hall's singular play, masterfully directed by Wardell Julius Clark.
You don't have to be a moron to enjoy John Leguizamo's new one-man show. But it does help to keep an open mind about just how little you might know about Latin American history.
A discussion about polygamy in modern Muslim culture gives way to an exploration of female friendship in this stirring though incomplete world premiere.
In this urgent and excellent devised piece, the Prop Thtr ensemble lays bare the personal costs of standing up to fascism.
You know The Sunken Place and The Upside Down, but this skin-crawling world premiere introduces something both new and old as time: The Inbetween.
A spooky seasonal delight returns.
An "I" for an "I" and a list for a list.
Jane Martin's 1993 play retains its disturbing realities and takes on some new ones in this production at Redtwist.
Everyone's a queen at Lips Chicago.
Theresa Rebeck's latest takes a page from two dramas: "Hamlet" and the woman who first dared to play him.
A veteran TV writer turns his attention to the presidency.
An endearing and indebted parody of iconic British parodists returns to Chicago.
A fairy tale for the modern age that has aged well, indeed.
This production of D.H. Lawrence's novel joins a recent trend of theatrical adaptations of literature that can't quite make the jump from page to stage.
Elinor Cook's story of female friendship may not be perfect but real things rarely are.
Part Go-Go's concert, part 17th century romance and part fantasmagorical fashion show, this local premiere is a love story we desperately need.
Dave Malloy's "staged concept album" is a smorgasbord of delectable melodies, familiar stories and eerie feelings.
Purportedly about a boy and a nun, Tom Dudzick's play needs more of either or less of both.
"We have no children and no relatives we trust with money, so at a certain age we were thinking about what [our] legacy is and our bequest to the future."
This new play by George Brandt broadly broaches feminist rhetoric without committing to, or really understanding, the realities of being a woman.
The unofficial "Year of Frankenstein" concludes with this world premiere adaptation that features Mary Shelley not just as author but player.