The last few months have been busy ones with theaters announcing new venues: if all goes well, American Blues, Steep, Northlight, and TimeLine will all be producing in their new homes sometime in the next couple of years. But the long COVID shutdown of 2020-21 also took away some venues that had provided rentals to […]
The Southport corridor venue gets new life and new leadership.
Arts and Business Council heads to the south and west sides.
The songs are strong, but the story needs work in this new musical about depression.
A new musical about mental illness provided its creators a chance to confront their own struggles.
Mickey “Mixin'” Oliver’s new autobiographical musical has charm, but is too talky.
The Argentine stand-up hosts the first-ever all-Spanish showcase at Stage 773’s annual celebration of women in comedy.
The campy caper is such a throwback, it borders on family-friendly.
The show explores the question “Are we the new Romans?” without much subtlety.
Chicago Shakespeare’s Peter Pan and more goings-on 7/13-7/15
The Humans at Cadillac Palace Theatre and more goings-on February 9-11
Must-see shows at the rival comedy festivals
After the powerful Chicago comedy-scene figure’s departure amid harassment allegations, the theater behind SketchFest begins a new era without him.
The Lincoln Lodge’s Christmas Feztacular and more events the weekend of 12/22-12/24
“Due to the comments online about me being shared at this time, I am more of a distraction right now,” Posen wrote on Facebook.