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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Catch Your Breath: A Preview of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival by Ted C. Fishman

This year’s fest brings in the very best from all over the United States. Nearly all of the works are new to Chicago.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Choreographed Chaos: A Review of “The Play That Goes Wrong” by Ted C. Fishman

Fans of physical comedy may find it a rare treat. This is a gentle-hearted show which calls to mind the kind of physical schtick on old TV variety programs.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

A Hurricane of Wonder: A Review of Disney’s Frozen at the Cadillac Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

When it comes to showing heart, especially in the power ballads and anthems, this show is stirring.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Rom-Com Christmas: A Review of Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody by Ted C. Fishman

"Love Actually?" shoots at the king of rom-com Christmas films and kills it.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

A Dose of Soul: A Review of Pump Boys & Dinettes at Porchlight Music Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

The show is a small miracle, surviving four decades and its corn-poney Southern-ish roots and emerging largely free of the pre-woke landmines rife in musical theater of "Pump Boys’" vintag…

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021

Fields of Love: A Review of “As You Like It” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater by Ted C. Fishman

A pastoral comedy is just what the doctor ordered to ease our way out of our recent confinement. Chicago Shakespeare Theater obliges with its bright, energetic tale of souls fleeing death an…

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All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre