Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined can be hard to watch at times. Set in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Nottage’s Mama Nadi (Tekeisha Yelton-Hunter) runs a pool hall where the women don’t just serve beer. Mama Nadi’s brothel is a place of refuge for the men on either side of the civil war […]
In its tenth year, the Goodman Theatre New Stages Festival focuses on Latino writers.
Promising at first, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark falls apart after intermission.
Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer prize for Ruined makes it two in a row for Chicago-born dramas.
Chicago papers are blanked in this year’s Pulitzers.