Misha Davenport

Misha Davenport Misha Davenport is the chief critic for Broadway World Chicago. A Chicago-based freelance writer, blogger, critic and singer. He studied playwriting at Michigan State University under the late Arthur Athanason. He covered theater in the Windy City for more than a decade at the Chicago Sun-Times. He is a fierce advocate and lover of live theater from shows in 50-seat storefronts to big Broadway blockbusters.



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LAST 30 DAYS

10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti
Posted: Oct. 31, 2017


BWW Review: Silly and Sunny ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLEBWW Review: Silly and Sunny ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
Posted: Nov. 17, 2017


Review: A Feel Good, Rocking SCHOOL OF ROCKReview: A Feel Good, Rocking SCHOOL OF ROCK
Posted: Nov. 6, 2017


LAST 365 DAYS

Online Petition Calls For Chicago Theatres Not To Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy WeissOnline Petition Calls For Chicago Theatres Not To Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017


Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones Responds to Online Petition Against Critic Hedy WeissTribune's Chris Jones Responds to Petition Against Critic Hedy Weiss
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017


BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDTBWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT
Posted: Sep. 19, 2017


10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti
Posted: Oct. 31, 2017


BWW Review: Young Stars Brighten LITTLE MISS SUNSHINEBWW Review: Young Stars Brighten LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Posted: May. 17, 2017


BWW Review: Silly and Sunny ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLEBWW Review: Silly and Sunny ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
November 17, 2017

BWW Review: Silly and Sunny ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE

Review: A Feel Good, Rocking SCHOOL OF ROCKReview: A Feel Good, Rocking SCHOOL OF ROCK
November 6, 2017

Review: A Feel Good, Rocking SCHOOL OF ROCK

10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti
October 31, 2017

10 on Tuesday with SCHOOL OF ROCK's Rob Colletti

Review: HIAHP's Beguiling BEWILDEREDReview: HIAHP's Beguiling BEWILDERED
October 5, 2017

Review: HIAHP's Beguiling BEWILDERED

Review: Victory Garden's Stunning FUN HOMEReview: Victory Garden's Stunning FUN HOME
September 29, 2017

Review: Victory Garden's Stunning FUN HOME

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant JoyTheo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy
September 22, 2017

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy

BWW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom GustafsonBWW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson
September 20, 2017

WW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDTBWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT
September 19, 2017

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT

10 on Tuesday with 90210 THE MUSICAL's Alexis Kelley10 on Tuesday with 90210 THE MUSICAL's Alexis Kelley
September 12, 2017

10 on Tuesday with 90210 THE MUSICAL's Alexis Kelley

10 on Tuesday with HAIR's Michelle Lauto10 on Tuesday with HAIR's Michelle Lauto
August 22, 2017

10 on Tuesday with HAIR's Michelle Lauto

10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Gayton Scott10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Gayton Scott
August 8, 2017

10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Gayton Scott

10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Don Noble10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Don Noble
August 8, 2017

10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Don Noble

10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Dana Winkle10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Dana Winkle
July 25, 2017

10 on Tuesday with Dana Winkle

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQBWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ
July 20, 2017

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a Musical Lover's DelightBWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a Musical Lover's Delight
July 13, 2017

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a Musical Lover's Delight

BWW Review: The Goodman's Nostalgic AH, WILDERNESS!BWW Review: The Goodman's Nostalgic AH, WILDERNESS!
June 28, 2017

BWW Review: The Goodman's Nostolgic AH, WILDERNESS!

Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones Responds to Online Petition Against Critic Hedy WeissChicago Tribune's Chris Jones Responds to Online Petition Against Critic Hedy Weiss
June 14, 2017

Chicago Tribune critic Chris Jones responded to BroadwayWorld's request for comment on the story. The statement echoes similar remarks Jones posted to his Facebook page. Here's what Jones had to say via email.

Online Petition Calls For Chicago Theatres Not To Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy WeissOnline Petition Calls For Chicago Theatres Not To Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss
June 14, 2017

The reviews are in and some in the theater community are non-too-pleased with Chicago Sun-Times theater and dance critic Hedy Weiss.

BWW Review: Young Stars Brighten LITTLE MISS SUNSHINEBWW Review: Young Stars Brighten LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
May 17, 2017

BWW Review: Young Stars Brighten LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE

10 on Tuesday with Christea Parent10 on Tuesday with Christea Parent
May 9, 2017

10 on Tuesday with Christea Parent



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