Something else took me to Arizona last week, but on what the locals considered a pleasant Tuesday afternoon I was in Surprise Stadium, in the Phoenix suburb of the same name, for the Cubs’s final preseason game. They were facing the Texas Rangers. Both teams were wearing Cubbie blue. The temperature on the field was […]
Editor’s note: William J. Norris, a veteran Chicago actor whose career included playing Scrooge for the Goodman production of A Christmas Carol for a dozen years and performing with the late Organic Theater in their legendary sci-fi serial, Warp!, died at his home in Iowa on November 30 at age 75. Mark Larson, author of […]
From Warp! to Re-Animator, Gordon told the stories he wanted to see his way.
Sarah Ruhl’s contemporary farce crosses the line from self-awareness to self-parody.
Bertolt Brecht’s satire set in 1930s gangland Chicago and Interrobang Theatre’s local premiere of an off-Broadway hit are among this week’s best bets.
Scott Jacobs, proof the journalist of the future can actually exist
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