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Critics' Picks
2017-07-12

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Parade, Writers Theatre through July 15. It's the last week for this outstanding musical telling of the factual story of Leo Frank, a Jew lynched in Georgia in 1915. Jason Robert Brown's richly varied score—inspired by traditional music—is passionately rendered with unexpected entertaining flourishes despite the grim subject matter. JA

The Gin Game, Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace, through Aug. 13. D.L. Colburn's sturdy and Pulitzer Prize-winning two-hander features great performances from the husband-wife team of John Reeger and Paula Scrofano-Reeger, who are both very convincing as two lonely seniors who form a testy friendship over cards. SCM

Going To a Place Where You Already Are, Redtwist Theatre, through July 23. Even atheists can have a crisis of faith when Heaven—or something claiming to be—beckons, but Bekah Brunstetter makes no judgments regarding an individual's speculations on the hereafter. MSB

Her Majesty's Will, Lifeline Theatre, through July 16. Rob Kauzlaric's brisk adaptation, an agile-footed ensemble and swashbuckling stunt-work keep the action in David Blixt's brainy plot-heavy Elizabethan romp hurtling at looney-tunes velocity. MSB

—By Abarbanel, Barnidge and Morgan


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