Welcome to Florence, circa 1485, where the Medicis rule by fear and favors—and where their favorite bad-boy artist, Sandro Botticelli, is about to fuck around (literally) and find out. Canadian […]
The energy in the Den Theater last Thursday was electric, as The Secretaries, written by Omer Abbas Salem and directed by Laura Alcalá Baker, made its highly anticipated debut with […]
The last few months have been busy ones with theaters announcing new venues: if all goes well, American Blues, Steep, Northlight, and TimeLine will all be producing in their new […]
Victory Gardens and Raven name new leadership; J. Nicole Brooks wins a prestigious playwriting grant.
Authentic dialogue grounds First Floor Theater’s dark comedy.
First Floor’s Plano and Definition’s White connect emerging companies and established artists.
In the process, we all learn, despite our initial impressions, that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Dan Giles’s satire is Orwell by way of David Lynch, and it’s electrifying.
Like the black experience, the show is messy, fun, shocking, and unpredictable.
Playwright Lucas Baisch imagines a world when we’ll all be fighting to be uploaded to the cloud.
A “ferocious ensemble effort” and a pitch-perfect revival are among this week’s best bets.
“Sandwich artists” go rogue and nameless women go nowhere in two of this week’s notable stage shows.
A world-premiere opera by Stewart Copeland and a Steppenwolf for Young Adults production are among this week’s best bets.
A Chicago premiere from Runcible and another success from Porchlight are among this week’s best bets.
An incongruous musical and a Game of Thrones spoof are among this week’s highlights.