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The Jordan Review

By Ken Knox | Jul 27
Leslie Jordan has charmed audiences both stateside and abroad with his winning performances on "Will & Grace," "American Horror Story," in the cult film hit "Sordid Lives" and through his penchant for revealing all in his acclaimed one-man shows.

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Theatre Reviews

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.

Suli Holum performance is delivered in intimate HD in ArtEmerson’s "The Wholehearted"

The Wholehearted

By Michael Cox | Apr 24
Stein/Holum Project brings the power of the close-up to the Arts Emerson Jackie Liebergott Black Box in "The Wholehearted." Staged in an intimate setting, it uses video projection to bring the audience closer to Suli Holum’s nuanced performance.

From "Not by Bread Alone" at ArtsEmerson

Not by Bread Alone

By Michael Cox | Apr 4
With their production of "Not by Bread Alone," Tel Aviv’s Nalaga’at Deaf-Blind Acting Ensemble prperiences are valuable and necessary.

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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.

Resurrecting the Crown :: ’Pageant: The Musical Comes’ Back to Cygnet Theatre

By Lisa Lipsey | Jul 8
"Clang, clang, clang went the Old Town trolley..." Its caboose painted with the charming, pageant-perfect smile of Miss Deep South (David McBean). Cygnet Theatre’s 12th season kicks off with the musical comedy smash "Pageant!"

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