Review, Stages, Theater

Review: It Came from Outer Space Is an Irreverent Good Time at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

From its home base at the far end of Navy Pier, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater routinely presents some of the best independent live theater in the city. In between innovative […]

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Review, Stages, Theater

Review: Court Theatre’s The Mousetrap Proves a Timelessly Enjoyable Murder Mystery

The Mousetrap

Perhaps best known as the longest-running play ever (notching north of 28,000 performances and counting), Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has been continuously on stage in London’s West End since 1952. […]

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Review, Stages, Theater

Review: Discovery, and What Could Have Been, in Court Theatre’s Photograph 51

Photograph 51

Once this awful cold snap breaks (because let’s be honest, we’re all hibernating until then), there’s a show on the south side that’s worth seeking out: Photograph 51 is a play by […]

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