About Face Theatre takes the mystery out of training next-generation LGBTQ+ artists—while putting it into a streaming production.
James Ijames puts the audience on trial in this TimeLine production.
Rival dance crews find common ground in UrbanTheater’s staging.
Lili-Anne Brown’s staging of the musical based on Alice Walker’s classic novel brings down the house.
A stellar cast keeps the parody musical cruising.
Dan Giles’s satire is Orwell by way of David Lynch, and it’s electrifying.
It’s also a bitingly irreverent satire.
The two-person cast plays a multitude of characters with infinite energy.
A play by Moonlight author Tarell Alvin McCraney and a paranoiac drama by British playwright Dawn Hall are among this week’s best bets.
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins resurrects a wildly popular—and wildly racist—19th-century melodrama.
In Objects in the Mirror, a refugee’s troubles aren’t over when he reaches safety.
The hometown return of an iconic show and the tuneful reboot of a camp classic are among this week’s best bets.
A Hamilton send-up from the creator of Forbidden Broadway and a vibrant revival from Kokandy Productions are among this week’s best bets.
A Chicago premiere from Porchlight and a searing solo show on gun violence are among this week’s best bets.
The Broadway musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel and a Pinter classic are among this week’s best bets.