Sean Graney’s production offers a visually clever update of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit.
And it fails to capture the playwright’s nasty ancient Greek heart.
What might be gory fun as a late-night show to be viewed drink in hand just ain’t so from the seats at the Mercury.
Two more culture-beat surprises from 2016: the end of Oracle Productions, and a radical revamp at the Hypocrites.
A resonant period piece and a musical that does it better than the movie are among this week’s best bets.
H.M.S. Pinafore, Sean Graney’s latest Gilbert & Sullivan adaptation for the Hypocrites, flips the sexes as an opening move.
The Hypocrites balance serious fare with a bubblegum-pop sensibility in All Our Tragic.
The Hypocrites offer a Twelfth Night for the tween set.
Sean Graney directs Equivocation at Victory Garden Theater
Sean Graney and the Hypocrites parody Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher”
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend Deadwood for Thanksgiving, PANK, and more
Sarah Gubbins’s The Kid Thing and Sean Graney’s Sophocles: Seven Sicknesses
Megan Shuchman www.meganshuchman.com Runners-up Sean Graney MsPixy
The Hypocrites and About Face Theatre play with Georg Büchner’s antihero.
The House Theatre of Chicago finds only half the wonder in Joe Meno’s new play.