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The intimate but grand-scale production of the show is infused with fierce, precision-tooled, altogether transformative direction by Michael Weber.
George Balanchine's "The Four Temperaments" and Jerome Robbins' "Glass Pieces" are among the pieces slated for the program.
Two more wildly different personalities than Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev could not have been put in a room together.
Audra McDonald did it. So did Chita Rivera. And soon it will be Patti LuPone’s turn as the latest Broadway diva to arrive onstage at Steppenwolf Theatre as part of its LookOut series, …
In its quirky way the story confirms the two abiding points of view that now hold sway more than a half century after the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The cause of death is awaiting results of an autopsy.
Director Alan Souza and musical director Alan Bukowiecki have crafted an ingenious take on the musical.
The one-man show that draws on more than 40 poems by Nobel Prize-winning poet Joseph Brodsky.
The funding will help support three major areas of expansion and improvement, including a new Paramount School of Performing Arts.
You probably know him best as “Dwight Schrute,” the role he has played for nine seasons on NBC’s “The Office,” or perhaps you recall his previous television for…
The show, directed by Erik Wagner, with music direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Jessica Texidor, will run at Theater Wit this summer.
Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” now in a blistering revival at Court Theatre, arrived on Broadway in 1947 — a moment in this country’s history often viewed as the ap…
The show, which most often is produced on vast Broadway and opera house stages, will also have a formidable cast.
An ironic, knowing laugh rippled through the audience Thursday night as the immensely engaging musical “Yank! A WW II Love Story,” received its Chicago premiere by Pride Films an…
The work of four female playwrights, including Pulitzer Prize-winners Lynn Nottage and Paula Vogel, as well as Anna Jordan and Laura Eason, will comprise Raven Theatre’s 2018-2019 seas…
The result is an emotionally rich look at dreams pursued, dreams denied, and the struggle to forge a life of value (and values) in America.
The Hansberry documentary deals extensively with the playwright's political engagement, among other topics.
WEISS: Each of the characters in William Francis Hoffman's play is in desperate need of help, but it's a newborn baby you may want to rescue.
In "Flamingo & Decatur," a most winning tragicomedy of Vegas manners, homes in on generally unexamined aspects of the fabled city.
From its inception, August Wilson, who died in 2005, was a fervent supporter of Congo Square. This production of "Jitney" does him proud.
The show is deeply rooted in Regan's family home located on a lake outside of Mankato, Minnesota.
Pegasus Theatre’s Young Playwrights Festival has been in operation for 31 years, along the way capturing the shifting zeitgeist of adolescent life. Under the program, professional thea…
Artistic director Carlos Kalmar brings rarely heard treasures as well as familiar classics to Millennium Park starting in June.
WEISS: The gently campy musical burlesque seems custom-made for Black Button Productions and its affinity for the surreal.
Fink arrives in Chicago after serving as managing director of Theatre Bay Area.
Albert, who in November announced he would be leaving his position at Court as of Fall 2018, had been quietly fighting cancer for several years.
Both the level of choreography and the dancing in the many theaters now producing musicals in this city witnessed exponential growth.
A slew of incisive and imaginative productions ignited Chicago's theater scene in 2017.
WEISS: Dion Johnstone makes a remarkable transition from young and self-confident to old and bitter in handsome Chicago Shakespeare Theater staging.
WEISS: While touring production of the Oz musical stays true to the original staging, the meaning of its story seems to have evolved in emphasis.
There is far more to this show than biography.There is the vibrant sense of a musical era in the making.