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After Miss Julie (Comments Off on After Miss Julie)

August 29, 2015 • Category: Jacob Davis, MUST SEE, Theatre Reviews

By Patrick Marber Adapted from August Strindberg Directed by Elly Green Produced by Strawdog Theatre Company, Chicago The Battle of the Brains Comes to Britain Producing Patrick Marber’s After Miss Julie is to adapt an adaptation. Marber took August Strindberg’s landmark 1888 drama about a then-contemporary Swedish count’s daughter and her servants, and repurposed it […]

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Comments Off on The Rise and Fall of Little Voice)

By Jim Cartwright Directed by Erin Shea Brady Produced by The No Stakes Theater Project Playing at Theater Wit An Auspicious Beginning for New Directors Despite the company’s name, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is a crucial project for The No Stakes Theater Project, founded by Erin Shea Brady. It’s their first full […]


Madame Pompadour (Comments Off on Madame Pompadour)

Music by Leo Fall German libretto by Rudolf Schanzer & Ernst Wellisch English Translation by Gerald Frantzen & Hersh Glagov Stage Director Amy Hutchison Choreographer Sara Stewart Schumann Conductor Anthony Barres Produced by Chicago Folks Operetta At Vittum Theater, Chicago Risque bedroom farce Viennese operetta is hilarious, well sung with wonderful melodious music making it […]


Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (Comments Off on Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight)

By Peter Ackerman Directed by William Brown Produced by Windy City Playhouse A Very 90s Sex Comedy The new Windy City Playhouse, now in the third show of its inaugural season, has drawn attention to itself for its swanky, comfortable, nightclub atmosphere. With its swiveling armchairs, end tables for drinks, and handsome lobby, the casual […]


Last Train to Nibroc (Comments Off on Last Train to Nibroc)

By Arlene Hutton Directed by Jason Gerace Produced by Haven Theatre Playing at Theater Wit, Chicago The Hard Work of Choosing to Maintain a Friendship In older dramas, young lovers had to overcome obstacles created by their parents and circumstance to earn their happily ever after. In Arlene Hutton’s 1998 Last Train to Nibroc, they […]


Feast (Comments Off on Feast)

Devised and performed by Albany Park Theater project Directed by David Feiner, Mikhail Fiksel, Halena Kays, Stephanie Paul, Maggie Popadiak and Rosanna Rodriguez Sanchez At the Goodman Theatre’s Owen Stage, Chicago Impressive teen performance art tells of immigrant food interests The Albany Park Theater Project (APTP), revives their performance art show Feast from 2010, which […]

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