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Kerry Reid

Kerry Reid has worked for the Reader in various capacities since 1992, taking spins on the editorial and business sides of the organization, and freelancing in-between before becoming the paper’s theater and dance editor in the summer of 2019. What keeps Kerry coming back? “Simply put, the Reader is the best because people give a […]

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International Symposium on Chicago Theatre attempts to shake the trees

There are almost 300 professional theater companies at work in Chicago today, ranging from big-name institutions like Steppenwolf and Second City to fringe stalwarts like the Curious Theatre Branch. Yet scholars still consider New York the epicenter of drama in the U.S. Columbia College’s International Symposium on Chicago Theatre is calculated to change that. “This […]