Check out Charles Isherwood’s profile on Chicago director David Cromer, from Sunday’s Times. The headline’s a little condescending–“Prolific Director Off Off Off Off Broadway”–but the story itself is admiring toward both Cromer and our city’s theater community. In fact, it fawns over our “theater-rich city” about as much as Cromer fawns over their “Emerald City.”

Here are our reviews of Cromer’s two currently-running shows, Celebrity Row and Picnic.