What does material success look like to young people in 2023? Is it possible to attain the lifestyle they see in 80s TV shows? Is that something to aspire to? A talented Neo-Futurist troupe takes on capitalism, parents’ expectations, their own hopes and dreams, and whether it’s even possible to just get by in this […]
The Gift Theatre marks its return to live performance after a two-year absence with the Chicago premiere of Naomi Iizuka’s bittersweet ode to memory and place. Directed by Lavina Jadhwhani, it is a series of sometimes wistful, sometimes nostalgic, but always affecting monologues told by a succession of related characters in a Kentucky town, over […]
Melissa Leilani Larson and Lavina Jadhwani reimagine a classic for BIPOC voices.
Even without a door slam, Henrik Ibsen’s classic hits home.
In an adaptation that puts Pip in India under the Raj, there’s no way for him to succeed without betraying his heritage.
The theater community gathered to work on a solution.
London Wall, Milk Like Sugar, and ten more new theater reviews
Halcyon Theatre explores the works of pioneering experimental playwright Maria Irene Fornes.