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Monday, April 15, 2019

Porchlight’s intimate ‘Chorus Line’ staging magnifies every movement and emotion by Kris Vire - For The Sun-Times

Unlike some renditions of the crowd-pleasing musical, this one displays deep empathy for the dancers.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

‘DJEMBE! The Show’ may not be pure theater, but it is pure fun by Kris Vire - For The Sun-Times

“DJEMBE!” takes its name from the goblet-shaped percussion instrument with origins in West Africa.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Though discussed at length, subject of ‘Leonard Pelkey’ remains a cipher by Kris Vire - For The Sun-Times

As American Blues Theater solo show recaps a gay teen's life, it focuses too much on his impact on the straight people.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Matters of love, friendship find a home in compelling ‘Landladies’ by Kris Vire - For The Sun-Times

Playwright Sharyn Rothstein’s new work “Landladies,” was inspired by her reading of Matthew Desmond’s 2016 book “Evicted."

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Young cast struggles to find its footing in ‘Southern Comfort’ by Kris Vire - For The Sun-Times

“Southern Comfort” manages to be commendable, invigorating, and insufficient all at once.

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