Theatre Above the Law and A Red Orchid Theatre dive into the physics and magic of being alive together.
Jon Tai’s intimate take on magic and storytelling comes (virtually) to A Red Orchid.
How to Defend Yourself and Do You Feel Anger? ask us to consider how to survive patriarchy without losing our minds—and bodies.
David Cromer’s production for Steppenwolf taps into our current conspiracy-theory culture.
An “empathy coach”‘ tries to fix a toxic workplace in A Red Orchid’s latest.
Levi Holloway’s horror show for A Red Orchid Theatre gives a feminist makeover to a familiar genre.
There’s not enough room in this scattershot world for ideas to deepen.
The Red Orchid cast is adept at humanizing some incredibly flawed human beings.
Behold another exemplary production from A Red Orchid.
A Red Orchid revives its 1995 staging for the Trump era.
In Brett Neveu’s Traitor, an update of Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, the hero ain’t what he used to be.
A play by Moonlight author Tarell Alvin McCraney and a paranoiac drama by British playwright Dawn Hall are among this week’s best bets.
3C—get it?—is a dark parody of the old sitcom.
Thought-provoking productions at A Red Orchid and Chicago Shakespeare Theater are among this week’s best bets.
Close quarters, minuscule budgets, and structural limitations can work wonders when it comes to creating intimacy and forcing invention.