Fourteen fresh short Reader reviews:

Leon Hilton on Adam Rapp’s Animals and Plants, a Cynosure Productions show at Gorilla Tango, plus Zombie Bob: How to Get Your Foot in the Door Without Losing It, also at Gorilla Tango
Kerry Reid reviews a pair of bar shows: Brides of Ghost Hunter Richard Crowe, at Liar’s Club, and Seanachai Theatre Company’s Our Father, at Atlantic Bar & Grill.
Lawrence Bommer follows the North Lakeside Players production of Little Lord Fauntleroy around a Rogers Park mansion.
Justin Hayford discusses Factory Theater’s Mop Top Festival, at Prop Thtr, and The Quiet Man Tales, downstairs at the Chicago Theatre.
Albert Williams recommends Porchlight Music Theatre’s Pacific Overtures. But he’s a little more reserved about David Lindsay-Abaire’s Wonder of the World, staged by LiveWire Chicago Theatre.
Jack Helbig waxes philosophical over Circle Theatre’s A Perfect Wedding.
And Ryan Hubbard takes on two sketch shows: Kerpatty’s Single Entendre, at the Chicago Center for Performing Arts, and Are You For Real? A Comedy Show About People Who Are Full of Shit at Donny’s Sky Box.

Also, two Critic’s Choices from Laura Molzahn, on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, at the Auditorium, and Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s The Break/s: A Mix Tape for the Stage, at the MCA.