The Pritzker Museum highlights Bill Mauldin’s 50-year fight with injustice.
Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer winner should be required viewing.
Jerry Saltz, Alex Ross, women’s anger, and why historians sort of miss Richard Nixon
And director Pam MacKinnon and her Steppenwolf cast give us a masterwork.
And the 76-year-old Chicago educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.
Director Jason Gerace focuses on character development, not punchlines.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Konkol is named executive editor of the Chicago Reader.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver writer Josh Gondelman at Zanies, and more goings-on the week of December 4-7
Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1945 comedy was and remains a sweet break from the general awfulness.
The seedbed for new plays has a winner in Chelsea Marcantel’s Airness.
Stephen Adly Guirgis’s topical drama is hugely unsatisfying despite Steppenwolf’s finely executed production.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, October 7
The Gift Theatre’s gutsy new take on Shakespeare’s Othello gives us a more Moorish Moor.
Dan’s advice on cyber cheating, what to do when you’ve shtupped the new hire, and middle age as a gay man.
The Qualms, Bruce Norris’s satire about swingers, inspires no reservations in one Chicago critic.