“It’s hard not to feel sometimes like this case has been forgotten.”
Author Archives: Keith Griffith
Christmas onstage: Let us count the ways
Our critics’ takes on a handful of holiday play
Death of a cyclist
A collision between a bike commuter and motorist raises questions about whether we’re too lenient toward those who drink and drive.
Street-naming ceremony to honor slain cyclist Bobby Cann
The intersection of Clybourn and Larrabee will be officially designated as Honorary Bobby Cann Way on Friday afternoon.
Weekend evenings of the living dead (and one midnight show)
Our critics take on seven spooky shows, from creepy Jane Austen to nuclear zombies.
Still climbing toward The Mountaintop
In Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, Martin Luther King Jr. faces his own Gethsemane.
Coming soon, “elevated shack food” at Parson’s Chicken & Fish
A look at the new chicken and fish joint from the team behind Longman & Eagle
In the jumble of the pedway, can an amateur map fill in the blanks?
Amanda Scotese tries to create the definitive pedway map.
The 2013 Rhinofest roundup
Reader critics review nine shows from Rhinofest 2013.
The ho ho ho show review
Reviews of eight new Christmastime shows
Quest for the lost point
The House Theatre loses its way with the D&D-style saga The Iron Stag King
The New Boo Review
We sample 2010’s harvest of Halloween theater.
Good Night at Black Rock
Chicago Fringe Fest offers a free showcase.
How to Talk Like a South Sider
Chicago-style pronunciations substitute for authenticity in the Broadway version of A Steady Rain.
Fall Arts Guide 2009: Movie Listings
SEPTEMBER friday 9/4 All About Steve A crossword puzzle designer (Sandra Bullock) falls for a CNN cameraman (Bradley Cooper). Ken Jeong (The Hangover) and Thomas Hayden Church (Sideways) costar in this romantic comedy. The Art of the Remake Sara Hall, associate professor of Germanic Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago, presents a weekly lecture and […]