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Part Go-Go's concert, part 17th century romance and part fantasmagorical fashion show, this local premiere is a love story we desperately need.
Dave Malloy's "staged concept album" is a smorgasbord of delectable melodies, familiar stories and eerie feelings.
Purportedly about a boy and a nun, Tom Dudzick's play needs more of either or less of both.
"We have no children and no relatives we trust with money, so at a certain age we were thinking about what [our] legacy is and our bequest to the future."
This new play by George Brandt broadly broaches feminist rhetoric without committing to, or really understanding, the realities of being a woman.
The unofficial "Year of Frankenstein" concludes with this world premiere adaptation that features Mary Shelley not just as author but player.
Just say "yas" to these queens.
As corporate interests collude with self-interested politicians to rid our city of any remaining strains of legitimate regional music culture, Evanston-born playwright Laura Eason shows just…
Leader of the Humboldt Park-based theater, Vega and his company are actively working to preserve their community's stories while training a new generation of theater artists.
This two-hander lays bare the bonds of siblings, forged in the fire of parental expectations.
Veteran actor Joe Foust tactfully navigates the emotional landscape of this powerful one-man show about an extraordinary boy and the town that knew him.
This heartfelt musical by Steve Martin and musician Edie Brickell is a marriage of old and new.
In its attempt to break the mold, this world premiere leaves a lot on the table.
Oscar Wilde gets a punk rock treatment in this remount of Promethean Theatre Ensemble's 2016 production of Moisés Kaufman's play.
This world premiere from Dan Giles brings home the bacon of laughs but leaves audiences hungry for the meat of its subject matter.
Dominique Morisseau returns to Chicago with an urgent new play that maps the direct route from education to incarceration for America's youth of color.
Florian Zeller's award-winning 2012 play gets its moving local premiere at Remy Bumppo.
The highly anticipated citywide initiative has the potential to attract new audiences to the theater and steer regular theatergoers to new companies.
Memory and history entwine in this world premiere at the Goodman.
Whether you're a casual fan of the franchise or you can make a convincing case for Jar Jar Binks being a Sith Lord, this is the play you're looking for.
First person accounts from the Chicago theater community on a subject that has been raised to a level of national discourse well beyond the theater.
Writers Theatre offers this Shakespeare comedy with whiplash wit and two of his finest leading ladies.
Just in time for the holiday sale season, Broken Nose Theatre presents the world premiere of this new play by Spenser Davis about the iniquities and injustices of late capitalism
A redux of Terrance McNally's less-than-successful "Broadway, Broadway," Pride Films and Plays' production reminds us just what's in a name: quite a lot.
Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 2018/19 season with the dazzle and awe of a shooting star.
Written in the nineties and set in the fifties, the young women of Lynn Nottage's play, currently being produced at Raven Theatre, eagerly await a revolution that has still yet to materializ…
Interrobang Theatre Project's production of Edward Albee's 2002 play is surprising only in how unsurprising it is.