Arts & Entertainment

Continuing the celebration of its 35th anniversary season, Edgewater’s Raven Theatre (6157 N. Clark St.) is hosting the premiere of playwright Melissa Ross’ “Nice Girl” Jan. 24. Directed by Lauren Shouse, this contemplative drama laced …

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In my studies as a theater student, I come across many good plays — plays that make me think, make me laugh or make me feel. But it’s rare that I come across a play …

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There is an increasing amount of queer characters on TV and in movies nowadays, and I am overjoyed that queer people are becoming more visible. But I swear, if I see one more queer character …

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Step Up Productions’ third annual production of Holidaze, which consists of six original short holiday-themed plays, proved to be nothing more than the equivalent of a lame ABC original Christmas movie. It fills your need …

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I started my last review of a Loyola mainstage production by mentioning that I was a biochemistry major. This time around, that statement actually means something in relation to the play. Galileo is part of …

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It’s an eerily quiet night in the backwaters of rural Texas when a terrible shriek of laughter pierces the darkness. Through the trees, a young vampire (Kelly Yacono) emerges through the shadows, running and screeching. …

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  If the play’s title leads you to believe you’ll be watching a group of young teenage guys play video games in their parents’ basement, Boys in the Basement, you’re wrong. Boys in the Basement …

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  Before Otherworld Theatre’s production of Gone Dark even begins, you are told that the audience will travel between multiple rooms during the play. You may be thinking, “Wait, how do you put on a …