A new book by Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz Brownrigg makes a persuasive case that devised performance is in Chicago’s DNA.
Tag: Barrel of Monkeys
Open House Chicago, and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend
The Annoyance Theatre’s 30th anniversary party, Robot Riot at Emporium Arcade Bar, and more happenings from October 13-15
Reader’s Agenda Mon 1/13: That’s Weird, Grandma, the Ox King, and Extinct Entities
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, January 13
Reader’s Agenda Sun 4/14: Pop-Up Book Fair, Bitchin’ Purge II, and the Chicago Television Project
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Sunday, April 14, 2013
Arsonists, altruists, and assassins: new performing arts reviews
Fresh opinions from Reader critics
This week’s Culture Vultures recommend:
Chicagoans recommend El Circo Cheapo, Joe Meno’s Office Girl, and documentary Resurrect Dead
Culture Vultures: Zero Dean’s travel blog, a Steppenwolf play, Achatz’s memoir, and more
Ginny Berg, publisher of Chicago Gallery News, just attended: Hot L Baltimore at Steppenwolf The music in this show was really excellent—it was from the early and mid 1970s, like Sly and the Family Stone and Richie Havens. In terms of the actors, a few were new; it’s nice when they bring up-and-coming artists into […]
Stages, Sights, and Sounds at the Chicago Humanities Festival
Stages, Sights & Sounds With its lectures and panels, the Chicago Humanities Festival isn’t exactly kid-friendly. But this CHF-produced theater showcase is. Over the course of 12 days, four ensembles from various parts of the world stage edgy shows aimed specifically at children. Meanwhile, two lectures should help the old at heart hold out until […]
Toni Preckwinkle on The Interview Show; Next Up, Steve James & Kid Sister
Mark Bazer’s latest lineup of local luminaries.
Chicago Theaters Participate in TCG’s Free Night of Theater
Twelve Chicago theaters will be among the 120 participating in a national Free Night of Theater.