Jen Silverman’s The Moors is a brilliantly executed pastiche of everything from Wuthering Heights (the gloomy insalubrious environs of the title) to Rebecca, complete with a menacing parlor maid/scullery maid named either Marjory or Mallory, and suffering from either an unwanted pregnancy or typhus, depending on what room you catch her in. (Played to perfection […]
There was only one weekend left in Steppenwolf’s original production run of Bug when the theater announced it would be closing its doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on March 12, 2020. Twenty months later, the company has launched its “comeback” season with a second, complete revival run (once again directed by David Cromer) […]
David Cromer’s production for Steppenwolf taps into our current conspiracy-theory culture.
3C—get it?—is a dark parody of the old sitcom.
On the off-Loop scene: the latest from local playwright Philip Dawkins, an obscure Tennessee Williams one-act, and a Neil LaBute funfest
Michael Shannon stars in Simpatico, a death struggle disguised as a comedy.