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(Clockwise from top left) Alissa Cordeiro, Meredith Saran, Laurie Singletary, and Alisha Jansky.

The 'Wonder' Women

By Michael Cox | Jul 31
The talented group of women in Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's 'Wonder of the World' struggle to stand apart and make art in a market where the rolls are limited and the competition is stiff.

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Theatre Reviews

The cast of 'Wayra'

Fuerza Bruta "Wayra"

By Wickham Boyle | Jul 31
The final installment of the De La Guarda trilogy is an Argentine-founded, multi-sensory spectacular created by Artistic Director Diqui James and Musical Director Gaby Kerpel.

Jordan Stanley, Kristin Stokes, Eric Meyers and Parker Drown

The Lightning Thief

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
Theatreworks USA brings some magic into the lives of the city's youth this summer, with the Free Summer Theatre 2014 staging of "The Lightning Thief" at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

The cast of 'Strictly Dishonorable'

Strictly Dishonorable

By Andy Smith | Jul 28
Tribeca's Attic Theater stages Preston Sturges slightly jaded Cinderella story, set in a speakeasy.

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Theatre Features

LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

John Bolton as Frankie Cavalier in "Pageant"

John Bolton: 'Pageant''s Host with the Mostesse

By Brian Scott Lipton | Jul 17
Watching John Bolton play Frankie Cavalier, the smarmy, spotlight-loving host in the current Off-Broadway revival of "Pageant," one wonders if he is just even a more brilliant performer than ever realized or just a longtime fan of beauty pageants.

Scout Durwood ukes it up

From ’Vegas’ to New York: Scout Durwood Plays the Dixon HOT!

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Scout Durwood, the chanteuse behind the character Lady Scoutington, brings her cabaret-style Vegas revue "Woman of Whimsy: This Would Kill in Vegas" to the Dixon Place HOT Fest on July 10.

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