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Jean Nabers' world premiere at the Gift Theatre might best be described as a study in self-destruction and reconstruction.
Long before it's all over it is hard to care about anything except the show's cleanup crew, which clearly has its work cut out for it after each show.
"Amarillo" is a scorching commentary that moves far beyond any of the political cant that attaches itself to this subject.
The Sondheim show will run in the same slot, March 9 - April 29, 2018, with artistic director Fred Anzevino directing.
In her fierce yet immensely exuberant production, Brenda Didier has gathered a phenomenal cast of more than 30 performers, including 17 kids.
This wonderfully re-imagined reprise of the show, presented in association with the Actors Gymnasium, feels more timely than ever.
The play is based on the book of the same name by the late Illinois Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks.
Emotion sometimes lacking in a powerfully cast touring production of the stage classic.
This Quixote — a creation of the past who is very much in touch with the present — engages members of the audience in ways that are funny & charming.
Festival says visas for Ludi Teatro became impossible after "logistical changes" mandated by the White House.
Local photographer Dawoud Bey and community leader Rami Nashasibi are among the 24 people chosen for the $625,000 award.
The renowned dancer and actor is scheduled to perform at the Harris Theatre in February.
Touring production moves at the speed of light through a songbook of close to five dozen megahits.
"Moonlight" writer Tarell Alvin McCraney tackles classic issues in the play set at an all-boys school.
The 28-year-old soprano makes her Lyric Opera debut this weekend in "Rigoletto."
Gina Gionfriddo's play is now on stage at Windy City Playhouse in a production tautly directed by Scott Weinstein.
News of the two new shows set for pre-Broadway debuts in Chicago during the 2018 season have already been announced, and include “Pretty Woman: The Musical” and “The Cher S…
In its U.S. premiere, 'The Worst of All' by Venezuelan playwright Iraida Tapias captures the nun's passion and tragic destruction.
Gary Griffin directs a dazzling production featuring a perfectly chosen cast.
"The Cher Show" will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at the Oriental, running June 12 - July 15, 2018.
“The Taming of the Shrew,” Shakespeare’s comedy about the war between the sexes, has had a rough time of it for decades now, ever since the dawn of the feminist revolution.…
The musical will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell ("Kinky Boots").
This production of the infrequently revived show, brilliantly directed by Fred Anzevino, is wholly captivating.
What happens when you very cagily flip the ordinary positioning of performer and audience?
The alliance will mark the end of the Joffrey's long-time relationship with the Auditorium Theatre.
This is also a jarringly uneven play that tries too hard to be hip and often ends up undercutting the very meaningful notions it is meant to explore.
Sadly, the whole production wears you down as often as it enchants.
Miller was a realist who tapped into the fractured heroic nature of his characters and the very specific time and place in which they lived.
The all too rarely revived 1990 musical devised by Clarke Peters features the wonderfully antic songs of 1930s saxophonist/bandleader Louis Jordan.
A long-running hit at the Apollo, the tribute to Elvis Presley and his fellow Sun Records artists finds its proper scale on a Broadway-size proscenium
Stage versions of Atwood's work are still rare, so Rivendell's riveting world premiere production of her novel "Alias Grace" is reason to celebrate.