Reviews

Gypsy
Patti LuPone triumphs as Mama Rose in the Ravinia Festival's production of this musical masterpiece.
Marco Millions (based on lies)
Waterwell Theatre comes up with a hilarious meta-theatrical take on Eugene O'Neill's 1928 satire on materialism.
Henrik Ibsen + Jon Fosse: Norway Meets New York
The rarely produced Rosmersholm is paired with the contemporary play deathvariations, but neither rises above mediocrity.
The Opposite of Sex
This brilliant musical version of Don Roos' film is both moving and hilarious, thanks in part to a top-notch cast.
Curtains
This delightful new musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Rupert Holmes has audiences cheering even before the curtain comes down.
Creation: A Clown Show
This unusual re-enactment of The Bible aims for profundity, and is equal parts smart and stupid.
Pippin
Goodspeed delivers a solid production of the classic Stephen Schwartz musical.
Indian Blood
A.R. Gurney returns to the kind of playwriting that established his reputation with this enchanting memory play featuring a terrific ensemble cast.
Absinthe
This erotic European vaudeville show-cum-circus at the Spiegeltent is as intoxicating as its namesake.
The Dispute
The National Asian American Theatre Company presents a charming revival of French playwright Pierre Marivaux' 18th-century comedy.