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Chicago theater reviews

Read the latest reviews of plays, musicals and other stage shows from Time Out's theater critics

The Herd

Critics' pick

Rory Kinnear's warm, perceptive family portrait benefits from a top-tier Steppenwolf cast

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Steppenwolf Theatre Company Until Sunday June 7 2015

Carousel

Critics' pick

Lyric Opera puts its all into Rodgers and Hammerstein's not-so-merry go-round

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Civic Opera House Until Sunday May 3 2015

An Issue of Blood

Marcus Gardley's quick reaction to the latest outrages of systemic racism seeks answers in colonial Virginia

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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater Until Sunday May 3 2015

Murder Ballad

The style is right, but the substance is short in this too-slight morality-tale musical

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Collaboraction Until Saturday May 9 2015

Song About Himself

Mickle Maher's new play for Theater Oobleck samples Whitman for a fanciful contemplation of digital communication

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Storefront Theater, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts Until Sunday April 26 2015

Outside Mullingar

Critics' pick

Kate Fry anchors John Patrick Shanley's slight but spirited new work at Northlight

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Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts Until Saturday April 25 2015

End Days

Jesus walks in a whimsical comedy of faith, but nuance gets left behind

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Windy City Playhouse Until Sunday May 3 2015

Title and Deed

Critics' pick

Michael Patrick Thornton proves a prime interpreter indeed of Will Eno's words

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Lookingglass Theatre Until Sunday May 3 2015

Angry Fags

Southern gays get militant in Topher Payne's dark revenge comedy

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Steppenwolf Garage Until Sunday April 26 2015

Heat Wave

A fact-based take on the deadly summer of ’95 becomes clumsy fiction

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Steppenwolf Garage Until Saturday April 25 2015

The Hammer Trinity

Critics' pick

You now can—and should—see the House Theatre's fantasy trilogy in full

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Chopin Theatre Until Sunday May 3 2015

The Diary of Anne Frank

It's become one of the sacred texts of the Holocaust, but its author was in many ways a typical teenager

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Books on Vernon Until Sunday May 31 2015

Marie Antoinette

Critics' pick

David Adjmi rebuilds the queen of "let them eat cake" for a low-carb, reality-TV era

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Steppenwolf Theatre Company Until Sunday May 10 2015

Panic on Cloud 9

Critics' pick

The Second City's 103rd mainstage revue delivers solid sketches

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The Second City Mainstage Until Sunday August 30 2015

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