Changes in faces, places, and union rules might carry harbingers of a shifting landscape in Chicago theater.
With “The Dutchman” and other widely recorded songs, Michael Smith created emotional realities that let you feel along with his characters.
Major performing arts organizations recalibrate for COVID-19.
Arts and culture happenings from Fri 2/7 to Sun 2/9.
David Cromer’s production for Steppenwolf taps into our current conspiracy-theory culture.
Arts and culture happenings from Fri 1/31 to Sun 2/2.
Four plays that recast history—collective and personal—with searing defiance.
Clare Barron’s play explores the shame of success and the strength of female friendships.
Steppenwolf’s latest collaboration with Ladysmith Black Mambazo has too much story, not enough song.
The table is set this month with theater world premieres, dance works in progress, and comedy with cured meat.
Here are ten sweet options onstage this month.
Thirty years later, Lauren Yee’s play depicts the events during the failed Chinese uprising with sympathy and surprising humor.
Mark Larson explains how he created his 700-page behemoth.
Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood breathe fire into Steppenwolf’s revival.
When Joan Jett Blakk told us to lick Bush in ’92