But the performances are stellar in Kimberly Senior’s monumental staging.
Ah, Wilderness! is a coming-of-age comedy—set on the Fourth of July no less.
Chekhov’s masterwork gets a master staging.
Eugene O’Neill’s family tragedy Long Day’s Journey Into Night gets a true-to-life staging at Court Theatre.
On the off-Loop scene: the latest from local playwright Philip Dawkins, an obscure Tennessee Williams one-act, and a Neil LaBute funfest
August Wilson’s flawed masterpiece gets a fascinating if bleak revival.
Reprises of The Normal Heart and Exit Strategy are among the highlights at the second annual Three Oaks Theater Festival.
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between August 16 and 22.
Note to writers: Don’t grovel
For want of a dunk, an NBA playoff game was lost.
The year in review for Chicago theater
Victory Gardens’s Chay Yew directs Luis Alfaro’s take on the Oedipus myth
A short preview of Terror in a Texas Town, which screens this week at the Portage Theater
Bleak as it can be, The Iceman Cometh is a comedy at heart
Reviews by performing arts critics for the week of March 29.