Right before the stay-at-home order hit Chicago in March of 2020, Lookingglass Theatre opened Her Honor Jane Byrne, written and directed by ensemble member J. Nicole Brooks. I called that […]
Christmas Eve goes to 11 in Isaac Gómez’s workplace comedy; About Face celebrates Black queer lives, past and present.
Lookingglass delivers a stunning world premiere about Chicago’s first woman mayor, public housing, and race.
It’s also a bitingly irreverent satire.
He brings utter control over the language and a quality of hard-won majesty to the role.