Tony Adler reviews the production of American Buffao David Mamet didn’t want reviewed.
Shakespeare in Belarusian and a reimagined Tennessee Williams play are among the theater highlights this week.
There’s preholiday gloom galore on Chicago stages.
The Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Theatre Festival features 72 hours of performances starting with a march from Daley Plaza.
Did you know Joel Daly and Mary Mikva are also actors?
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, August 9
Measure for Measure
Off-Loop vet Richard Cotovsky stars in Uncle Bob, Austin Pendleton’s deeply flawed 1995 play about a washout who’s dying of AIDS.
After four decades in Chicago theater, Mary-Arrchie’s Richard Cotovsky gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.
Hans Fleischmann directs Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie for Mary-Arrchie Theatre
Twitter feeds from a foulmouthed fictional Rahm Emanuel are chuckleworthy, but they can’t compare to the political pranks Abbie Hoffman pulled off. Whether tossing dollar bills onto the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, running a pig for President, or levitating the Pentagon, Hoffman showed the world that protest could be creatively mischievous, provocative, […]