Changes in faces, places, and union rules might carry harbingers of a shifting landscape in Chicago theater.
Even without a door slam, Henrik Ibsen’s classic hits home.
Just as in Oscar Wilde’s time, there are whispers in the audience.
Also, the Chicago Police Department discredits terrorism plot rumors.
This week’s stage highlights include three losers who (hopefully) make good and four 19th-century fictional heroines battling their would-be betrotheds.
A monstrous revival and a collaboration between Writers Theatre and Second City are among this week’s theater and performance best bets.
Michael Halberstam’s staging of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is the inaugural production in Writers Theatre’s new Studio Gang Architects building in Glencoe.
As A Doll’s House plays in the city, Writers Theatre’s new Jeanne Gang-designed facility goes up in the burbs.
Lookingglass and Writers Theatre present works by up-and-coming playwright Lucas Hnath, one effective, one coy.
Days Like Today, a new musical at Writers Theatre, explores love and commitment—through annoying characters.
For the first time in 27 years there’s been an escape from the jail in the South Loop
Director Michael Halberstam posits a gay Hamlet in his Writers’ Theater production
A $100,000 NEA grant will help build a theater in upscale Glencoe, Illinois
Tom Stoppard’s early, Beckettian play at Writers’ Theatre