The onstage taxi has a dramatic backstory.
Theatre Y’s adaptation gets distracted by lots of clunky video-projection gimmickry.
And together they provide two perspectives on black women’s lives, written by black women.
Its production of Tennessee Williams’s great lurid story falls flat.
Two young playwrights teeter on the precipice of success.
Lolita Chakrabarti’s biodrama about the first black actor to play Othello on the London stage gets the story wrong for all the wrong reasons.
A play by Moonlight author Tarell Alvin McCraney and a paranoiac drama by British playwright Dawn Hall are among this week’s best bets.
The hometown return of an iconic show and the tuneful reboot of a camp classic are among this week’s best bets.
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.
Thought-provoking productions at A Red Orchid and Chicago Shakespeare Theater are among this week’s best bets.
The Broadway musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel and a Pinter classic are among this week’s best bets.
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.
About Face Theatre Youth Ensemble and Arc Theatre make more with less.
A Neo-Futurist show, a drama about an almost unimaginable alliance, and a satire of Hollywood’s golden age are among the hits this week.
Actor/stand-up/TV writer Mark Roberts brings a wild-and-crazy new comedy to town.