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'Gondoliers' opens G&S 52nd season
Mar. 8, 2012
The Petrified Forest
is an old-fashioned show in the best sense of the term, developing its conflicts and characters leisurely so that by the time things come to a head, the audience is deeply invested.
The problem with theatrical brevity
Feb. 16, 2012
Listen to the Dueling Critics on
We've recently seen a spate of shows running between 75 and 90 minutes, no intermission.
Daily Rehearsal: 'Addams Family' cuts back on Chicago trip
Nov. 4, 2011
1. Another review you can use
, for another play you've probably heard too much about;
was covered by Reviews You Can Iews contributor John Moran.
Daily Rehearsal: Get ready for October, and lots of free theater
Aug. 31, 2011
1. Steep's show
is being extended
for two weeks through September 17th, but everything else is the same; shows Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays at 8pm.
Critics' theater picks
Aug. 4, 2011
Jonathan Abarbanel is out this week, but Kelly Kleiman is in -- with double the picks!
This is the last weekend for
Fillet of Solo
, Lifeline Theatre's showcase of solo performers.
Rhys Darby of 'Flight of the Conchords' lands in Chicago
Jul. 27, 2011
opens this weekend from Steep
, and before you get all hot and bothered, it's not really all about that. It's more about a terrorist attack in the U.K. in 2005.
Working for the weekend: Critics' theater picks
Jun. 2, 2011
First, let me add my voice to the paeans of praise being rained down on Steep Theatre for its production of
Our critics pick this weekend's best shows
May. 5, 2011
The Conquest of the South Pole
at Strawdog Theatre has nothing whatsoever to do with the conquest of the South Pole.
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