Aaron Sorkin’s gonna Sorkin, even when he’s working off someone else’s material. In his new adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, now in a short touring stop with Broadway in Chicago, the creator of A Few Good Men, The American President, and The West Wing goes back to the courtyard drama/political grandstanding that […]
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Retail, resistance, and rebirth in Wally World and Kickback
Christmas Eve goes to 11 in Isaac Gómez’s workplace comedy; About Face celebrates Black queer lives, past and present.
The second coming of True West
Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood breathe fire into Steppenwolf’s revival.
Familiar finds the pulsing, beating heart of a Zimbabwean-American family in Minnesota
In Danai Gurira’s new play, characters cling to their culture, even as they assimilate into America.
At Victory Gardens, A Wonder in My Soul is neither wondrous nor soulful
Strong acting can’t save Marcus Gardley’s new play.
Crisis comes to the megachurch in Steppenwolf’s The Christians
Lucas Hnath’s gospel-infused drama addresses religious faith in unconventional form.
The more The Gospel of Lovingkindness preaches, the less it reaches
Victory Gardens’ The Gospel of Lovingkindness hits close to home, but preaches too much.
At Steppenwolf, a flawed work signals a major talent
Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Head of Passes puts a payment down on future masterpieces.
Report from Camino Real: depravity x 2, minus the fun
Camino Real at the Goodman Theatre
3Arts names 12 winners
3Arts awards cash prizes to a dozen Chicago artists.
Chicago Actors Honored
Jacqueline Williams and Larry Yando win Lunt-Fontanne fellowships.
Like a Foreign Country
Tarell Alvin McCraney’s jolting close-up of life on the gulf coast