Rick Bayless’s Cascabel has priced itself out of the pleasure zone.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, February 17
The play and the novel it’s based on grapple with the disease honestly, as does a recent account in free verse.
Lookingglass Theatre revives Mary Zimmerman’s stage work based on stories from Ovid
New performing arts reviews from Reader critics
Shows reviewed this week in the Reader.
Lookingglass Theatre’s The Great Fire revisits the catastrophe that destroyed and created Chicago
Rick Bayless/Tony Hernandez production will bring “on-demand pricing” to Lookingglass Theatre.
Lookingglass Theatre wins a regional Tony
Surely no words ever written by any theater critic stirred more local buzz than Michael Billington’s 2004 observation in London’s Guardian that “Chicago . . . [is] the current theatre capital of America.” It came like manna from heaven to the denizens of this no longer even second city, and they seized upon it. At last the flyover on […]
Kate Churchill channels her passion for yoga into directing the new documentary, Enlighten Up!
The Hypocrites’ 2008 staging of Our Town heads to New York this week, and Lookingglass’s new version of the same play opens here.
Albert Williams reviews Steppenwolf Theatre’s 1999 production of Hysteria, by British playwright Terry Johnson