There was only one weekend left in Steppenwolf’s original production run of Bug when the theater announced it would be closing its doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on March 12, 2020. Twenty months later, the company has launched its “comeback” season with a second, complete revival run (once again directed by David Cromer) […]
Plays by Adam Rapp, Adrienne Kennedy, and Ike Holter make a livestream connection with audiences.
David Cromer’s production for Steppenwolf taps into our current conspiracy-theory culture.
The Broadway hit lands for a brief but lovely touring interlude.
It’s a rock musical about suffering from bipolar disorder and getting electroshock treatment.
In Tribes, Steppenwolf stages a family rebellion.
TimeLine Theatre gets Larry Kramer’s important The Normal Heart pumping.
The enduring importance of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart
After four decades in Chicago theater, Mary-Arrchie’s Richard Cotovsky gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.
From “pointless” to “devastatingly beautiful”
David Cromer fails to get a handle on Tennessee Williams’s Sweet Bird of Youth
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Two Jonathan Larson works, Tick, Tick . . . Boom! and Rent, get local productions.
Theo Ubique’s Evita and the Hypocrites’ Our Town take top honors.
Chicago director’s “wonderfully intimate” Our Town praised by the Times.