After five people (including a nine-year-old child) were murdered in a mass shooting in Texas last week, Governor Greg Abbott tweeted, “I’ve announced a $50K reward for info on the criminal who killed five illegal immigrants Friday.” As it turns out, not all of the victims were undocumented. But that’s not the point: Abbott knew […]
British imports are common enough on Chicago’s stages. The plays of Simon Stephens regularly appear at storefront theaters; Court Theatre will revive Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead next season; and Six continues its Broadway reign following its 2019 North American premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. But it’s safe to say that Chicago audiences […]
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Britain’s National Theatre delivers a screen version of its acclaimed show drawn from real-life interviews.