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Isaac's Eye

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Writers offers a postmodern vision of the need to experiment

  1. Books on Vernon 664 Vernon Ave
  2. Until Sun Dec 7
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The Midnight City

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Raconteur Tony Fitzpatrick returns to Steppenwolf

  1. Steppenwolf Garage 1624 N Halsted St, between North Ave and Willow St
  2. Until Sun Oct 19
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Genesis

  • Rated as: 2/5
  • Price band: 1/4

A self-styled prequel looks at when the Youngers were younger

  1. The Den Theatre 1333 N Milwaukee Ave, at Paulina St
  2. Until Sun Sep 28
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Endgame

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

Beckett staged with bracing immediacy

  1. Right Brain Project Rorschach 4001 N Ravenswood Ave, At Irving Park Rd
  2. Until Sat Oct 4
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Miracles in the Fall

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

O'Neill-like dysfunction among an Irish Catholic family

  1. Greenhouse Theater Center 2257 N Lincoln Ave, between Webster and Belden Aves
  2. Until Sun Oct 5
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My Name Is Asher Lev

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Chaim Potok's portrait of the artist as a young Jew is limited onstage

  1. Stage 773 1225 W Belmont Ave, between Racine and Lakewood Aves
  2. Until Sat Oct 18
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The Whaleship Essex

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

Shattered Globe sets sail on an ill-fated voyage

  1. Theater Wit 1229 W Belmont Ave, between Racine and Lakewood Aves
  2. Until Sat Oct 11
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Since I Suppose

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

A mobile riff on Measure for Measure is a trip in all the right senses

  1. Chicago Shakespeare Theater 800 E Grand Ave, at Navy Pier
  2. Until Sun Sep 21
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The Arsonists

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Strawdog sets loose Max Frisch's firebugs

  1. Strawdog Theatre Company 3829 N Broadway, between Grace St and Sheridan Rd
  2. Until Sat Sep 27
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Ecstasy

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

Cole Theatre debuts with Mike Leigh's bleak working-class drama

  1. A Red Orchid Theatre 1531 N Wells St, between Schiller St and North Ave
  2. Until Sun Sep 28
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Methtacular!

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

A brutally honest and funny memoir of addiction

  1. Theater Wit 1229 W Belmont Ave, between Racine and Lakewood Aves
  2. Until Sun Sep 28
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Stupid Fucking Bird

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Chekhov's Seagull gets a brilliantly vulgar, vernacular update

  1. Victory Gardens Biograph Theater 2433 N Lincoln Ave, between Fullerton Ave and Montana St
  2. Until Sun Sep 21
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All Our Tragic

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The Hypocrites go Greek with an epically inventive adaptation

  1. The Den Theatre 1333 N Milwaukee Ave, at Paulina St
  2. Until Sun Oct 5
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Stage 773

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1225 W Belmont Ave, (between Racine and Lakewood Aves)
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Harris Theater

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 205 E Randolph St, (between Michigan Ave and Columbus Dr)
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Theater Wit

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1229 W Belmont Ave, (between Racine and Lakewood Aves)
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 1650 N Halsted St, (between Willow St and North Ave)
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