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While this touring edition of the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater revival is not perfect, it looks beautiful in the Oriental Theatre.
Claire Kiechel's "Pilgrims" is now being staged in a beautifully realized world premiere at The Gift Theatre.
Director John Doyle’s acclaimed Broadway revival of “The Color Purple,” the musical based on Alice Walker’s novel about four decades in the life of an African-America…
An excerpt from the musical will part of Broadway in Chicago's annual free preview concert at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
The playwright's final scenes further rob the play of its potential impact.
Funds raised at the gala will benefit the theater’s Chicago Shakespeare in Classrooms and Communities
The company's summer program, a prologue to its upcoming 40th anniversary season, is nothing short of sensational.
"I just wish I could go back to the theater tonight and perform the show," the actor said. "But I hope we can bring it back to Chicago next year."
"I still have the passion in me to do theater," Laurie Metcalf says. "It's the thing in the world I love doing most."
The show employs an action-adventure comic book style similar to the recent stage adaptation of "Shakespeare in Love" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
Medical testing finds cause of Keach's halting performance at the Goodman; director hopes to bring him back for another shot at "Pamplona" next year.
Two small and relatively unknown theater companies took the top honors Monday night as the 44th annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards.
This may well be the finest version of the show ever mounted — the original 1998 Broadway production included.
The brainy Leonard Bernstein musical unspools in an extraordinarily fine Music Theater Works production.
Performances were canceled on a day-to-day basis since Tuesday when the actor became ill while performing the one-man show about Ernest Hemingway.
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Actor Stacy Keach, who has had to cancel performances of “Pamplona,” his one-man show about Ernest Hemingway, since falling ill during opening night’s show on Tuesday, is…
Shannon will return to Chicago to direct the world premiere of Brett Neveu's "Traitor."
The superb revival of the musical that opened Wednesday at Writers' Theatre should bring a whole new audience to this work.
The show's star, veteran actor Stacy Keach is undergoing tests at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Actor Stacy Keach is undergoing medical tests.
Director Robert Falls stopped the action about an hour in at the Goodman Theatre.
"Cry It Out," a play by Molly Smith Metzler, will now close out the theater's 43rd season.
Before being appointed artistic director of Congo Square he taught at such Chicago theaters as Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, American Theatre Company,
Mark St. Germain’s play about a largely opaque chapter in the life of Albert Einstein is an exercise in dramatic speculation.
Last month, at the Steppenwolf Theatre press opening for Tracy Letts’ new play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” a man in the audience blurted out what some of the more restrained members in the h…
Each of choreographer RANDY SKINNER's grand-scale production numbers keeps outdoing the one before it!
When it comes time to write about the Spring dance season, the work of that ...
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The Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) has announced grand-scale plans to spread its wings on Navy Pier.
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For poets, Spring means romance. For Chicago it means the opening of even more theater productions than usual - as difficult as that might be to fathom. Here is a list of some of the most in…