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USER RATINGS AND REVIEWS

HENRY IV
by Remy Bumppo Theatre Co.


"REMY BUMPPO’S PIRANDELLO’S HENRY IV: A MODERN MASTERPIECE GIVEN LIFE"


Overall Rating: (5 Stars)
Oct 18 - Paul K.

"Though considered a major modern playwright, the plays of Luigi Pirandello are rarely produced. The reasons are numerous. First, the large casts..."
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BATSU!
by Face Off Unlimited


"BATSU"


Overall Rating: No rating given
Oct 1 - C F.

"All I can say is fun, fun, fun.   If you are looking for something different to do this is it.  The cast & waitstaff are tremendous!!..."
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MISALLIANCE
by ShawChicago Theater Company


"MISALLIANCE IS A HIT"


Overall Rating: (4 Stars)
Sep 21 - Paul K.

"Bernard Shaw’s Misalliance is a comedic discussion and debate about many of society’s misalliances, but especially the misalliance betw..."
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WONDERFUL TOWN
by Goodman Theatre


"THE GOODMAN THEATRE’S WONDERFUL TOWN: A WONDERFUL SHOW"


Overall Rating: (5 Stars)
Sep 20 - Paul K.

"Occasionally a production arrives with such startling imagination and performances, overflowing with such zest and talent, that a viewer is at a lo..."
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DUTCHMAN / TRANSIT
by American Blues Theater


"EXCELLENT, INTENSE PLAY WITH RACIAL AND GENDER MESSAGES"


Overall Rating: (5 Stars)
Sep 16 - TheaterBuff W.

"Compelling, raw, edgy and timely. Inspired performances, especially yet another one by Manny Buckley as a black transwoman. The astute pairing of b..."
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CRITIC RATINGS AND REVIEWS

CRAZY FOR YOU
by Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace


CRAZY FOR YOU -DRURY LANE THEATRE


Nov 11 - Tom Williams (Chicago Critic)

Crazy for You is a modern take on the classical Broadway format that weaves many of the greatest songs of the 2oth Century by the Gershwin's with o...
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THE MARS ASSIGNMENT
by Collaboraction


REVIEW: THE MARS ASSIGNMENT (COLLABORACTION)


Nov 11 - Lauren Whalen (Chicago Theater Beat)

Simply put, I was really impressed with what Collaboraction's The Mars Assignment, a world premiere by Elsa Hiltner and Ronan Marra, was trying to...
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CRAZY FOR YOU
by Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace


‘CRAZY FOR YOU’ A GERSHWIN DANCE-ATHON AND SHOWBIZ ROMANCE


Nov 11 - Hedy Weiss (Sun-Times Entertainment)

Here is the fool-proof recipe for “Crazy for You,” the fun-filled musical that opened Thursday night in an irresistibly delicious, dance-infused pr...
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CRAZY FOR YOU
by Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace


REVIEW: THIS WAS THE WEEK FOR 'CRAZY FOR YOU'


Nov 11 - Chris Jones (The Theatre Loop (Chris Jones))

To understand the new Drury Lane Theatre production of "Crazy for You," a title that feels apt given recent political events, you really had to see...
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I AM MY OWN WIFE
by About Face Theatre


CHICAGO THEATER REVIEW: I AM MY OWN WIFE (ABOUT FACE THEATRE AT THEATER WIT)


Nov 11 - Lawrence Bommer (Stage and Cinema)

CLOCKS ARE COLD COMFORT Call it the ultimate disruption of sexual security/certainty, a double life lived, as La Cage put it, “at an angle.” As the...
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DELIGHTFUL NEW MUSICAL "AYN RAND IN LOVE"


Aug 15 - Matt de la Pena

Recommended It appears "Communism has come to Hollywood," laments a button-downed Ayn Rand in this delightful new musical by Grego...
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A SPECTACULAR YET COMPLEX COMEDIC MUSICAL "AYN RAND IN LOVE"


Aug 15 - Danielle Levsky

RECOMMENDED A scene: Serious-faced Ayn Rand is surrounded by bubbly Hollywood caricatures. She looks entirely out of place. With careful ...
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BUZZ-ERIOUSLY! 3 REASONS TO SEE NOW. HERE. THIS. FROM BROWN PAPER BOX CO.


Jul 26 - Nicholas Reinhart

Reason 1: Now. Now is the time to see this engaging pseudo-sequel of Brown Paper Box's hit from last season, [title of show]. Actors Ne...
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CRITICAL BUZZ FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 25TH, 2016


Jul 25 - Andrea Pikscher

DIRECT FROM DEATH ROW: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Presented by Raven Theatre   Highly Recommended - “A Hysterical Yet Poignant Ret...
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