Othello is usually viewed as “Shakespeare’s Race Play” and somewhat rightfully so—after all, the Bard almost never wrote Black characters. In our society race overshadows everything, so much so that much discourse around Othello tends to obstinately revolve around whether or not the play is “racist”—as if an inanimate object were able to take offense […]
Court Theatre’s revival puts us in the center of ancient artifacts and contemporary conundrums.
It’s time to place Arthur Miller at the forefront of American drama.
Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1945 comedy was and remains a sweet break from the general awfulness.
Thought-provoking productions at A Red Orchid and Chicago Shakespeare Theater are among this week’s best bets.
The second half of Barbara Gaines’s epic adaptation compels—never mind the guitars or blood dripping from the wall.
The creators of An Iliad offer a three-hour debunking that preaches to the choir.
Court Theatre’s revived An Iliad seems more meditative than before.
Our guide to fall theater
Court Theatre stages a 90-minute monologue based on Homer’s The Iliad
Court Theatre stages a solid Illusion.
Tom Stoppard’s early, Beckettian play at Writers’ Theatre