Right before the stay-at-home order hit Chicago in March of 2020, Lookingglass Theatre opened Her Honor Jane Byrne, written and directed by ensemble member J. Nicole Brooks. I called that production “a rich, riotous, and soul-searching world premiere,” and mourned its truncated run. Well, you can’t keep a good show down. After winning the prestigious […]
Lookingglass delivers a stunning world premiere about Chicago’s first woman mayor, public housing, and race.
The play and the novel it’s based on grapple with the disease honestly, as does a recent account in free verse.
Christine Mary Dunford adapts Still Alice, Lisa Genova’s novel about early-onset Alzheimer’s, to the stage.