Kurt Chiang and Melinda Jean Myers (known to friends as Mindy) have wanted to collaborate for years. But it took a pandemic for the former Neo-Futurist artistic director and the Lucky Plush ensemble member to finally develop a full-length piece together. Unfinished Business, the fruit of that longed-for collaboration (much of it conducted remotely, and […]
The Infinite Wrench marks an anniversary in shutdown; plus Refugee Rhapsody wins the Blue Ink Playwriting Award.
“I was just livestreaming myself from my room for eight hours a day, just to see what it felt like. It was weird.”
The Neo-Futurists and Theatre in the Dark offer shows for the spookiest of election seasons.
The Neo-Futurists create short digital plays about the often-overlooked women in the White House.
An overview of theater, dance, music, pop-up performances, and other artists and activists that you should know about—this season and year-round
The best online options for enjoying theater from local, national, and international companies
Ida Cuttler’s solo show for the Neo-Futurists considers the stories women tell to save their lives.
The Neo-Futurists host a marathon reading of the special counsel’s report.
Playwright Kirsten Riiber wants to prepare young people to take care of an older generation.
Theater on the Lake kicks off its season with a free three-day seminar for the Chicago theater community.
Where true confessions meet Texas history and Phil Collins trivia
The hourlong series of microplays remains exhilarating and vital.
A new book by Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz Brownrigg makes a persuasive case that devised performance is in Chicago’s DNA.
Christmas trains, elves, bingo, showgirls, and many, many carols, plus the Quranic perspective and Hanukkah goblins.