Director Daniel Fish’s controversial 2019 Broadway revival of the classic musical Oklahoma! has come to Chicago for a two-week run at the CIBC Theatre. I don’t know how Fish’s innovative […]
For generations, my family has owned a piece of untold Black history in Boley, Oklahoma. This year, I finally got to see it.
The production deals with a number of social issues without allowing them to upstage the story.
But it’s sweet, sweet nostalgia porn.
The red-shirt-wearing teacher activists from Kentucky, West Virginia, and Oklahoma obviously learned a thing or two from Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis.
New reviews and notable sceenings in this week’s issue
The Goodman Theatre’s 21st-century revival retrieves Brigadoon from the misty past.
Meryl Streep is a fire-breathing matriarch in August: Osage County.
Grandpa’s secret comes out and the family melts down in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s new play.
The coming-of-age film grows up in James Ponsoldt’s The Spectacular Now.
Lyric Opera of Chicago miked up for Oklahoma!, but could use a few tweaks.
To ring in a new Rodgers and Hammerstein work, Lyric will introduce a new soundsystem.
Vintage Dwight Twilley on HoZac Archival, a photo op for Cherries Records, and a lineup change for Terminate
Obsolescence is when your time is up
This week’s Chicagoan: Loretta Bartolini, mathematician and Malort fan