Close Login Box
Director Jenn Thompson: The conversation between femininity and power and sexuality and power I think makes the play feel incredibly contemporary.”
From musical comedy to drama, Chicago’s stages are alive with vibrant productions.
The writer of 'A Steady Rain' revisits local law enforcement with 'Six Corners,' about a murder at an L station.
Solidly directed by Jonathan Berry, “You Got Older” blends reality and fantasy into a sometimes uneasy look at the one-way movement of time.
From musical comedy to drama, Chicago's stages are alive with vibrant productions.
Since it’s first incarnation in the late ‘80s as a one-day event, Rhino Fest has continued to stand out from the standard idea of a fringe festival.
Closing out the imaginative company's season is “Nevermore — The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe."
Johnstone has a deep love of Shakespeare’s canon, which goes back to his high school days in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
From ice skating and concerts to comedy and dance, here's a look at some of the area's offerings to make your days and nights merry and bright.
“Suddenly people realized I understood the vocabulary of big spaces,” David Zinn recalls. “So breaking into set design wasn’t possible until it was.”
The show is staged in Uptown where Pivot teams up with the Chinese Mutual Aid Association for a look at the immigrant experience.
In the show, Mizrahi sings standards while also riffing, on among other things, personal weight issues, sleeplessness and Jewish stereotypes.
In his latest stage role, Godinez takes on a legendary fictional character.
The comic strip originated in the Chicago Times beginning in 1940 and, after the paper merged with the Chicago Sun in 1948, in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Brooks: "It is rather daunting to play an iconic character that everyone feels they know. The Queen is just so visible and there are expectations."
Smothers says he follows today’s political satirists and feels they’re doing “a great job.”
With his new play, Dan Kerr-Hobert wants to get people thinking and talking about food via a wide range of ideas.
“Johnny Johnson” was Kurt Weill’s first work after leaving Germany and landing in the United States.
The play homes in on a younger Davis and an earlier loss at the 1940 Oscar ceremony.
We’re not quite done with the icy saga of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan.
“King Liz” is a no-holds-barred portrait of a powerful woman at the top of her game who must face the biggest challenge of her career.
Here’s a look at where to find summer fun in the city and suburbs.
In recent years, numerous books about Einstein have delved not only into his scientific theories but also his tangled personal life.
The novel translates easily into Indian culture because the story is so universal, says British playwright Tanika Gupta.