John Michalski, onetime Chicago improv teacher and performer, never found great fame. But he embodied the art form at its purest.
“The potential and the sadness and beauty of big empty spaces” inspires Lucky Plush’s The Map of Now.
A former cabbie talks to writer Reginald Edmund about Ride Share at Writers Theatre—and the real-life experiences that inspired it.
Jay Españo brings international perspective as the new AD for PrideArts; plus Leaders for a New Chicago awards and a new fund in honor of the late Malcolm Ewen
The all-female-identifying Moonwater Dance Project explores water-as-metaphor in its newest piece.
Some performing arts groups are opening their doors, but others are inviting audiences to soak up the sun.
The actor’s role in the onscreen adaptation hearkens back to his introduction to musical theater and time spent in New York City.
A reflection on the museum’s storied past and more inclusive future
Dee Alaba seeks collaborators who celebrate and respect identity.
The parade’s postponed till October, but you can still celebrate Pride outdoors and online this month.
About Face Theatre takes the mystery out of training next-generation LGBTQ+ artists—while putting it into a streaming production.
DePaul’s Theatre School retools the MFA acting program to be less expensive and more relevant; plus news from Collaboraction and Playmakers Laboratory
Workers at the pioneering south side space organize against unfair labor practices.
A Joyce Foundation grant paves the way for a community playmaking project at Congo Square focused on Black women and girls.
Alex Grelle’s second livestream special breaks out of the confines of his home for something bigger than ever.