Rapper, poet, and actor Mykele Deville has helped bridge cultural and racial divides in Chicago’s DIY scene on his way to bigger stages.
A drama from Pride Films and Plays and Mike Daisey’s election monologue are among this week’s best bets.
A satanic hand puppet, a live version of Cheers, and a Twelfth Night in Hindi are among this season’s highlights.
Sangria Festival, Puppet Meltdown, and more happenings from August 26-28.
Ike Holter does it again—and so does Rey Andújar.
Shade Murray directs the Chicago wunderkind’s latest, now premiering at A Red Orchid Theatre.
Last winter local theater critics Hedy Weiss and Chris Jones got worked up over a play for young people, This Is Modern Art (Based on True Events), arguing in their separate reviews that it romanticizes the illegal act of tagging. That got lots of people worked up over Weiss and Jones—including Kevin Coval, the play’s […]
Reprises of The Normal Heart and Exit Strategy are among the highlights at the second annual Three Oaks Theater Festival.