Twenty years later, I still get chills when I think about the final line in Brett Neveu’s Eric LaRue, his drama about the aftermath of a school shooting, in which […]
Harry Teinowitz is an affable guy. When I call him up to talk about his first play, When Harry Met Rehab (opening in previews next Wednesday at the Greenhouse), we […]
DePaul’s Theatre School retools the MFA acting program to be less expensive and more relevant; plus news from Collaboraction and Playmakers Laboratory
A crowdsourced spreadsheet pulls back the curtain on who makes what at theaters across the country.
Thinking about The Boys in the Band, Broadway, and Chicago
Free Street, Collaboraction, and TimeLine put young theater artists in the frame.
A partnership with Little Red Schoolhouse brings art and nature together; plus a new home for Joel Hall Dancers and Collaboraction’s virtual season
Storytelling, circus arts, and social justice all find a place in youth training programs.
Collaboraction celebrates its current neighborhood while focusing on social justice in this performance series.
Collaboraction’s annual anthology of short plays about peace, love, and understanding kicks off its season on the south side.
Puppets! Storytelling! Social consciousness! Brilliant teens! Rhinofest weirdness!
An honest conversation gets buried in too many layers of contrivance.
Brodsky/Baryshnikov at Harris Theater and more goings-on February 2-4
Following up on last fall’s Peacebook festival, the Encounter series features a range of programming and a tour of Englewood, Austin, and Hermosa.
More than 200 artists bring 24 short “prayers for peace” to Englewood, Hermosa, and Austin this fall.