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Death, violence, racism, familial dysfunction and musical theater this month. Strap in, folks!
Start your New Year right with these provocative premieres.
A glimpse of that which keeps our spirits and earthly substances nourished.
To the long-awaited revenant and lifelong resident alike, thank you for giving Chicago its most meaningful epithet of all: home
"What I know for sure, is that I am walking in my calling, living in my purpose, and growing as a human being through my art."
While temperatures may be dropping outside, things are heating up inside our city's many theaters.
Jackalope's 12th season gets off to an energizing start with this entertaining and empathetic Midwest premiere directed to perfection by Lili-Anne Brown.
A month of musical revivals and plentiful premieres.
Premieres of all varieties across stages big and small this month.
"Theater and sports have so much common. They are live events that bring groups of people together to witness conflict."
What could be more American than football, marriage and intellectual discourse? These three premieres take the temperature of the country's conscience and the state of our city's theater mak…
Packed with premieres and performances of all kinds, September shows Chicago theater at its best and brightest.
A guide to our city's most abundant theatrical season.
Nary a month goes by in our fair city without a fresh plate of premieres.
All month long Chicago is serving up hot-off-the-grill premieres featuring all your favorite fixins.
History has a history of repeating itself...
A presidential party, punks versus Putin, a real cliff hanger, and more usher in this first month of (fingers crossed) summer.
Sandra Delgado's megahit returns, bigger and better than ever.
“Ideation” meets “It’s a Wonderful Life” in this world premiere from Kenneth Lin.
At more than three hours, this world premiere at adaptation of Saul Bellow's 1953 novel is epic in length if not quite in scope.
A new play from Jiréh Breon Holder moves the needle forward on what theater is capable of.
Fighting for freedom, defending rock 'n' roll, the return of a musical hit, a formula for determining the value of life, a woman over a barrel (literally), and more premiering this month!
Still steaming from sold-out runs in London and New York, Lucy Kirkwood's new play organically and gracefully bridges a generational gap.
Just as matter expands when temperatures rise, so too does the breadth and scope of our city's theatrical offerings.
Blood, lust, and love coalesce in the poignant personification of this Midwest premiere.
Not much ado about nothing.
Ike Holter's epic saga concludes with a showdown that pits friends, neighbors and family against each other.
A rock 'n' roll comedy from the preeminent meta scribe of our time, the conclusion of an epic saga, a wild love story, and more opening this month across our city's many stages.
This breathless Midwest premiere written by Greg Keller and directed by Wardell Julius Clark is a definitive work from the ascendant theater company.
The latest from Steppenwolf's educational arm is among the most unflinching and edifying works the company has produced in recent years.
Epic titles follow ambitious work in this month's selection of theater openings.