Tina Fakhrid-Deen’s latest play, Pulled Punches, gives audiences a close-up of a developing relationship between two characters, Isis (Melanie Victoria) and Charles (Brad Harbaugh), over the course of their 90-minute Metra ride. As Isis, a Black woman, eagerly looks forward to returning home to watch Scandal, Charles, a white adjunct African American studies professor from […]
But Greg Keller’s script takes way too long to get there.
American Blues Theater revives Amiri Baraka’s searing one-act alongside a new commission that puts gender identity in the spotlight.
A satanic hand puppet, a live version of Cheers, and a Twelfth Night in Hindi are among this season’s highlights.
Our top picks for fall theater: Playwright Lucas Hnath heats up, Rashid Johnson stages Dutchman in a bath house, and more must-sees.