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With the Chicago premiere of the play, the Smash writer questions how far we’ve come since the days of Sarah Bernhardt.
When it came to choosing a playhouse, Rogers looked back to the place that knocked down walls for his early work Blood and Gifts.
Biographer Imani Perry uncovers lesser known facts of the playwright’s legacy, her impact on the Civil Rights Act, and how her Chicago upbringing led to a classic.
Once—a story of art and life—comes to Aurora’s Paramount Theatre
From Liszt to Lang Lang, here are the classical musicians who whipped audiences into a frenzy.
A fresh production of the female-led original musical hits Chicago.
The Marriott Theatre kicks off its 2018 family programming with a contemporary take on the fable.
Christopher Ashley, Greg Garcia, and Kelly Devine explain how they found the emotional depth in Jimmy Buffet’s songs to create an organic story and character-driven show.
The Chicago-area production features an immersive setting in the round.
The production about Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis opens at the Illinois theatre September 13.
In the true-crime era, Chicago’s Greenhouse Theatre presents the groundbreaking story of a woman who lashes out under societal pressures.
With the NEA under threat of elimination, a look back at a time when the Federal Theatre Project was a shot the arm for artists and audiences in the dark days of the Depression.
Paula Scrofano and John Reeger are finally living out their dream of starring together in The Gin Game, at Drury Lane.
Karen Zacarias’ play presents Latino characters as “full-bodied members of American society.”
Playwright Ike Holter believes his adopted home town needs more attention.
For any Shakespeare fan, Chicago’s Newberry Library exhibit is a must-see.