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THEATER Critics' Picks
2018-03-21

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Schiller's Mary Stuart, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, through April 15. Hailed as a clash of queens—Mary of Scots vs. Elizabeth of England—it's far more about the power game behind the throne, and realpolitik hasn't changed much. JA

Kingdom, Broken Nose Theatre at the Den, through April 7. It's not easy being gay and African-American in Florida, even when you live next door to Disneyworld, but the old have much to teach the young about romance in Michael Allen Harris' comedy. MSB

Hail, Hail Chuck: A Tribute to Chuck Berry, Black Ensemble Theatre, through April 1. It takes six actors to portray the legendary composer whose songs are permanently etched into the rock-and-roll repertoire of our planet and boasts one currently orbiting the galaxies. MSB

On Your Feet, Broadway in Chicago, through April 8. The songs of Gloria Estefan's 26-Grammy ( so far ) career fill the score of this infectiously joyous bio-musical. Be forewarned and prepare to conga: The music is, in fact, gonna get you. CES

—By Abarbanel, Barnidge and Sullivan


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