Artist Khaaliq Haneef closes out his debut solo show, “The Devious Mind of Khaaliq Haneef” with Sounds & S’mores, an open mike at the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot (1408 S. Central Park). Hip-hop and R&B artist Khing Kwon will be master of ceremonies, and DJ Ramiro, who has a monthly night at Osito’s Tap in Little […]
When I think of ventriloquism in film, my thoughts flash to the commercials for 1978’s Magic that creeped me out as a kid. I wasn’t alone; according to the IMDb trivia page, the original trailer for this psychological horror film was pulled from broadcast after parents complained. (“Fats,” the murderous dummy who seemingly possesses Anthony […]
From Chicago to New Orleans, the performer, playwright, director, producer, and raconteur created deep connections.
The longtime Chicago playwright joins a new mini-renaissance of aural drama.
This year’s lineup offers a smorgasbord of online options; plus honoring Felicia P. Fields and remembering Edward S. Weil Jr. and Sally Banes
Stages are dark, but Chicago theater and dance companies still keep a light on.
Three streaming productions give us plenty to ponder in the pandemic.
The best online options for enjoying theater from local, national, and international companies
In its 31st year, Chicago’s longest-running alternative theater festival celebrates old friends and new voices.
How and why do you go on making art in the face of indifference?
The cast finds disarming poignancy in well-orchestrated absurdity.
Highlights this week include episode nine of Theater Oobleck’s stage translation of Les Fleurs du Mal and a Steppenwolf for Young Adults drama by Caitlin Parrish.
The Theater Oobleck cofounder mesmerizes with a dystopian world where the Web is all.
The fringe-theater faves take over the monthlong Tuesday Night Residency series.
Chicago Commercial Collective is booking Midwest college tours for five off-Loop theater productions.