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Thursday, February 23, 2023

Brief encounter by Boutayna Chokrane

Some believe that those who suspect death is near can often feel it approaching, and in Invictus Theatre’s rendition of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. senses h…

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Friday, January 27, 2023

The great con by Boutayna Chokrane

Redtwist’s rolling world premiere of The Great Khan with the National New Play Network couldn’t be better timed. When Florida’s Department of Education had just rejected an Advanced Pl…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Mosque4Mosque upends stereotypes by Boutayna Chokrane

Mosque4Mosque is not a monolithic representation of the Arab American Muslim experience, and perhaps that’s exactly the point.  Written by Omer Abbas Salem and directed by Sophiyaa Nayar,…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Choose your own adventure—from your seat by Boutayna Chokrane

The Twenty-Sided Tavern—written by David Andrew Greener Laws (aka DAGL), with game design by Sarah Davis Reynolds, and produced by David Carpenter, is an interactive, theatrical quest that…

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Reclaiming Pilsen’s raw history by Boutayna Chokrane

From “Baby I Need Your Loving” by the Four Tops to “Money” by Cardi B, everything about this chilling production, including the score, muddles the gap between past and present. […]…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Party like it’s 1926 by Boutayna Chokrane

Blank Theatre Company’s production of The Wild Party (book, music, and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and based on the 1926 narrative poem by Joseph Moncure March), directed by Jason A. […] The …

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Friday, June 10, 2022

Asian drag performers slay the way forward by Boutayna Chokrane

Despite its experimental environment, Chicago’s drag world entered the pandemic with a lack of labor protections. COVID-19 exacerbated economic hardships, especially for queer performers o…

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