The 2004 Pulitzer-winner is relevant once again.
A world premiere at Gift Theatre and a play about abortion are among this week’s notable plays.
American Theater Company’s fresh-faced artistic director credits his gender transition with a creative awakening. Now the 33-year-old looks to turn the venerable North Center playhouse into a place of “wild theatricality.”
Controversies over abuse, alleged druggings, and “whitewashing” roiled even as Shakespeare 400 Chicago soared.
Efforts are underway to make Chicago’s theater less uniformly white, thin, able-bodied, and gender-conforming.
The Gift Theatre and Michael Patrick Thornton use disability to illuminate the Bard’s sociopathic conniver.
The Gift Theatre’s gutsy new take on Shakespeare’s Othello gives us a more Moorish Moor.
The Gift Theatre stages Will Eno’s short-play collection Oh, the Humanity!
A planned major rehab never happened, but at 60, Theater on the Lake has some new blood
A conceit doesn’t have to be plausible to work.
Two strokes left Gift Theatre cofounder Michael Patrick Thornton paralyzed at the age of 24. Now he’s returning to the stage in a one-man show.