If you’ve ever strolled through Woodlawn Cemetery in suburban Forest Park (which, given the season, might apply to some of you) you might have happened upon a section that features five elephant-shaped monuments. That 750 plot section of the cemetery is commonly known as Showmen’s Rest, a section of burial land originally purchased for use […]
Summer’s in full swing . . . get out there and enjoy our city!
What hit harder, the racism or the pandemic? When the world shut down, theater performances came to a halt. No one was laughing about anything. Improvisers couldn’t perform, and theaters across the city lost big money. Alongside COVID-19, the improv community had a great awakening regarding mistreatment of BIPOC talent. Major theaters retroactively diversified leadership […]
Upcoming events and distractions from our listings coordinator
The Annoyance show may rely too much on stereotypes, but it’s still lot of fun.
The Chicago-made webseries takes a radically different view of mental illness.
It’s all downhill after the Fosse-packed opening number.
“Improv actors are like the best canvassers ever!”
It makes you long for the Tim Curry movie.
Comics Devin Middleton and Jordan Stafford send up race without pulling punches.
Silk Road Rising’s New China Festival and more goings on 8/3-8/5.
And you know what? It’s really good!
The film The Train of Salt and Sugar and more goings-on 6/29-7/1.
Chicago Pride Fest, Steamworks: The Musical, dessert from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, and more
Spend Easter and Passover weekend out and about at these goings-on around town.