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The Chimes and I Hate It Here ring out a horrible year
Charles Dickens and Ike Holter are unlikely twin spirit guides in two online shows.
Chicago theater on the page
A very incomplete guide on what to read (or listen to) now from Chicago’s theater scene.
Victory Gardens playwrights ensemble resigns
Restructuring at the top causes an exodus—again.
Hannah Ii-Epstein revisits Hawaii’s drug trade in Pakalolo Sweet
The playwright’s second play in a trilogy comes from a place of personal experience and pain.
In Red Rex, Ike Holter’s Chicago Cycle gets meta
A play about a storefront theater playing in a storefront theater
Ike Holter’s Chicago Cycle rolls on with Rightlynd
In this installment, a young alderwoman learns that doing good is much harder than promising to do good.
Empower promises to bring the real south side to the Lyric Opera stage
Chicago high school students have teamed up with opera professionals to show that their neighborhoods are more than what’s shown in the media.
Ike Holter’s latest, The Light Fantastic, is darkly playful
And Jackalope gives it a consummate storefront staging.
Nothing is as it seems in Ike Holter’s The Wolf at the End of the Block
A case of police brutality turns into a complex morality tale.
Michael Allen Harris’s Kingdom reveals a young playwright on the brink of greatness
Now in its world premiere, his new drama explores three volatile gay relationships in one working-class African-American family.
In defense of Hedy Weiss
Just because you disagree with her criticism doesn’t make her a bigot.
Seeing tomorrow’s subscription season today at Louisville’s Humana Festival
The seedbed for new plays has a winner in Chelsea Marcantel’s Airness.
Aladdin, Marry Me a Little, and ten more stage shows to see now
A top-notch touring Broadway show and an intimate Sondheim concept revue are among this week’s notable new productions.
Police violence haunts Chicago’s west side in Ike Holter’s The Wolf at the End of the Block
Razor-sharp dramatics and an air-tight production from Teatro Vista bring a complicated, slippery world to life.