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December 14, 2019

If you love Harry Potter, you likely already know about the Curran Theater's semi-permanent installation of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II. But if you're on the fence about whether or not to buy your tickets, I have one word for you—go! With it...

November 17, 2019

Since its debut in North America over 28 years ago, Miss Saigon  continues to delight audiences. The story is based on Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and cleverly places it in war-torn Vietnam, just before the fall of Saigon.

May 12, 2019

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is a rare musical that combines all of the magic of an epic fantasy with the fun of a children’s show. This musical hits the sweet spot, perfectly catering toward kids of all ages. Laugh-out-loud funny moments mix perfectl...

December 8, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen is a show about now. About every person who has ever felt lonely or left out or insecure—it’s about all of us. Deftly bringing the social media age to the stage, this show feels modern and real in a way that few other musicals have been able to capture...

April 20, 2018

Get ready to go-go mad for Head Over Heels, the new Go-Go’s musical currently running a pre-Broadway engagement at San Francisco’s Curran Theater. This show is an enchanting romp through Elizabethan language and ‘80s girl-power anthems. That may seem like an odd combin...

April 7, 2017

If you’re willing to use your imagination, you’re in for a real treat with The Fiasco Theater's Into the Woods. This minimalistic production is proof that any show can be done with less and still be a wonderful experience. Performed by only 11 actors who also play...

December 9, 2015

Heart-wrenching with a sprinkling of hope and a healthy serving of laughter, Burning Bluebeard intertwines two stories in one spine-chilling show.

Actors portraying actors from the infamous 1903 Iroquois Theater fire attempt to finish their performance of the holid...

December 2, 2015

You may not think that a musical can start out with six deaths and still be uplifting and funny without negating the tragedy of loss.

But Ride the Cyclone manages that emotional feat. This vaudevillian musical from Chicago Shakespeare Theater keeps you guessing until th...

December 2, 2015

Set sail with the Lookingglass Theater for the best stage production of Treasure Island you may ever see.

The swashbuckling adventure and shocking betrayals sizzling through Robert Louis Stevenson’s best-known novel, come to life on the stage at the Water Tower.

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November 25, 2015

You Can’t Take It With You takes us back to a depression-era classic that feels all too relevant today.

The show centers around the Sycamore family who live their lives on the premise of compulsively pursuing happiness. This eccentric bunch does everything from practici...

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