The past—especially our legacy of slavery—isn’t dead, it’s not even past.
Q Brothers Collective and the Chicago Children’s Choir team up for a modern epic.
A haunting show from the Cuckoo’s Theater Project and George Bernard Shaw’s classic are among this week’s best bets.
Gerri’s Palm Tavern, once a crown jewel of Bronzeville, was shut down by the city in 2001. But blues harpist Billy Branch remains dedicated to preserving the history and culture it embodied.
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend Pete’s Barber Shop, The Odyssey, and Shame That Tune
Steppenwolf’s production of Enda Walsh’s Penelope could use some oomph
A 1990 preview that sheds light on the early days of Mary Zimmerman and Lookingglass Theatre.