J. Nicole Brooks’s adaptation of 1919, Eve L. Ewing’s collection of poems published a century after the “Red Summer” race riot in Chicago sparked by the murder of Eugene Williams, […]
A trifecta of radio plays examines the present through the lens of the past.
Erika L. Sánchez’s novel gets a stellar stage life in Isaac Gómez’s adaptation.
The bestselling novel about a young Latinx woman’s struggle to find her identity is now a play.
A play by Moonlight author Tarell Alvin McCraney and a paranoiac drama by British playwright Dawn Hall are among this week’s best bets.
A world-premiere opera by Stewart Copeland and a Steppenwolf for Young Adults production 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.
Chicago’s fall theater season shows a new emphasis on social consciousness.
Haymarket’s published version of Steppenwolf’s This is Modern Art selectively excerpts some of the play’s reviews.
Actor/stand-up/TV writer Mark Roberts brings a wild-and-crazy new comedy to town.
Miles Harvey’s How Long Will I Cry? puts a face on urban violence.
A response to a Steppenwolf for Young Adults show whose several stories include the murder of Chicago college student Francisco Valencia