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

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQBWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ
Posted: Jul. 20, 2017


10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Dana Winkle10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Dana Winkle
Posted: Jul. 25, 2017


10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Gayton Scott10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Gayton Scott
Posted: Aug. 8, 2017


10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Don Noble10 on Tuesday with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Don Noble
Posted: Aug. 8, 2017


LAST 365 DAYS

Nation Building with HAMILTON's David KorinsNation Building with HAMILTON's David Korins
Posted: Sep. 30, 2016


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


WAR PAINT Leads 2016 BWWChicago Equity Awards with Eight nomsWAR PAINT Leads 2016 BWWChicago Equity Awards with Eight noms
Posted: Jan. 3, 2017


BWW Review: All's Well With THE BARDY BUNCHBWW Review: All's Well With THE BARDY BUNCH
Posted: Sep. 27, 2016


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

BWW Review: Just a Fair MY FAIR LADYBWW Review: Just a Fair MY FAIR LADY
May 9, 2017

Just a fair MY FAIR LADY

10 on Tuesday with Royen Kent10 on Tuesday with Royen Kent
May 2, 2017

10 on Tuesday with Royen Kent

BWW Review: A Must-See LADY X: THE MUSICALBWW Review: A Must-See LADY X: THE MUSICAL
May 1, 2017

BWW Review: A Must-See LADY X: THE MUSICAL

10 on Tuesday with Molly LeCaptain10 on Tuesday with Molly LeCaptain
April 25, 2017

10 on Tuesday with Molly LeCaptain

BWW Reviews: A Glitzy, Entertaining ALADDINBWW Reviews: A Glitzy, Entertaining ALADDIN
April 20, 2017

BWW Reviews: A Glitzy, Entertaining ALADDIN

BWW Reviews: An Eggo-rific STRANGEST THINGS! THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: An Eggo-rific STRANGEST THINGS! THE MUSICAL
April 17, 2017

BWW Reviews: An Eggo-rific STRANGEST THINGS! THE MUSICAL

BWW Review: Mercury's Spartan, but Enchanting MARY POPPINSBWW Review: Mercury's Spartan, but Enchanting MARY POPPINS
April 11, 2017

BWW Review: Mercury's spartan, but Enchanting MARY POPPINS

BWW Reviews: A Must-See SPAMILTONBWW Reviews: A Must-See SPAMILTON
March 14, 2017

BWW Reviews: A Must-See SPAMILTON

BWW Reviews: An Enchanting THE FANTASTICKSBWW Reviews: An Enchanting THE FANTASTICKS
February 24, 2017

BWW Reviews: An Enchanting THE FANTASTICKS

BWW Review: Pride Films & Plays' Feel Good PRISCILLABWW Review: Pride Films & Plays' Feel Good PRISCILLA
January 30, 2017




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