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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A ‘freaking fag revolutionary’ remembers the early years of gay liberation in Chicago by Albert Williams

And a new exhibit at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives provides the visual aids. When the annual Pride Parade steps off from the intersection of Broadway and Mon…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Take Me is undermined by its own whimsy by Albert Williams

Guilt and grief lead a woman to imagine she's been contacted by aliens. Imaginative and often beautiful visual projections by designer Tony Churchill transform S…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

City Lit presents not one, but Two Days in Court by Albert Williams

The Devil and Daniel Webster and Trial by Jury make up the musical doubleheader. The two short, rarely-seen comedies on this engaging bill share a common plot po…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A search for a missing gay teen reveals The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by Albert Williams

Joe Foust deftly portrays the detective and all the parties in the investigation. American Blues Theater presents the Chicago premiere of this 2016 play by James…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

ShawChicago goes out the way it came in, with The Doctor's Dilemma by Albert Williams

The company ends its run with the same play with which it first debuted in 1994. For 25 seasons, ShawChicago has been entertaining lovers of classic Anglo-Irish …

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Doubt: A Parable explores the Catholic Church at a crisis point by Albert Williams

The 2004 Pulitzer-winner is relevant once again. John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2004 play is timely now, in the wake of last month's long-overdue …

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Sulie Harand, legendary arts educator, has died at 97 by Albert Williams

Arts educator, singer, actress, and entrepreneur Sulie Harand passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, August 6, four days after her 97th birthday. Sulie, born August 2, 1919, was co…

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