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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

Alex Ross is 'The Boy From Oz'

The Boy From Oz

By Drew Jackson | Jul 30
Uptown Players stages the fabulous life story of singer/composer/entertainer Peter Allen.

The cast of ’Les Miz’

Les Miserables

By Drew Jackson | Jul 7
Director Liesel Tommy and Dallas Theater Center are about to become very rich this summer with a new original production of the musical "Les Miserables."

An Octoroon

By Marcus Scott | May 4
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins joins the masterful ranks of Lydia R. Diamond, Tarrell Alvin McCraney and Katori Hall with his subversive "An Octoroon" at Soho Rep.

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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.

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.

Lewis J. Stadlen, Cady Huffman, Nathan Lane, and Jonny Orsini in a scene from Lincoln Center Theater’s production of ’The Nance’

Nathan Lane Stars In 1930s Gay Drama ’The Nance’

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 4
In Douglas Carter Beane’s acclaimed new play Nathan Lane plays Chauncey Miles, who plays a variety of "nance" characters in a low rent burlesque house in late 1930s New York City.

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