Githa Sowerby’s tale of a grasping patriarchal capitalist still has resonance today.
On the off-Loop scene: the latest from local playwright Philip Dawkins, an obscure Tennessee Williams one-act, and a Neil LaBute funfest
Rebecca Gilman’s Luna Gale puts a baby’s fate in the hands of flawed people.
Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 masterpiece, A Raisin in the Sun, is still a potent indictment.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, July 10
Chicagoans recommend Life, on the Line, a heartwarming sleepwalking story, and escaping the money game
Enron at Timeline Theatre
Eddie Torres, artistic director of Teatro Vista, read: My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King by Reymundo Sanchez A thrilling book. Set in Chicago and based on a true story, My Bloody Life chronicles the transformation of an individual’s rise and fall in the notorious Latin Kings street gang in Chicago. The book’s […]
Chicago’s an eight-newspaper town in Hecht and MacArthur’s The Front Page.
A review of Timeline Theare’s production of When She Danced, a play about Isadora Duncan by Martin Sherman.
Film Center brings back the local indie “The First Breath of Tengan Rei.”