The older generations have died out and the younger ones have gone their own ways. Now only the survivors remain, the crusty characters, the tough old fighters, the poor schleppers who never made enough gelt to move to the suburbs.
Author Archives: James A. Lewin
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Stage Notes: Shakespeare would have loved it here
William Shakespeare would have felt right at home with Chicago politics. What followed the funeral of the late Mayor Washington, for instance, was a typically Shakespearean scenario, complete with crowd scenes, rival factions, and speeches of impassioned concern for the public welfare, resulting, finally, in a back-room deal made while most of the populace slept. […]