Pioneering French-Swiss film director, writer, and critic Jean-Luc Godard passed away in September, and the Gene Siskel Film Center swiftly put together Au Revoir, Godard, a presentation of three Godard-directed favorites from his 60s work. Tonight’s feature, 1960’s À bout de souffle (which literally translates from French as “out of breath”) is more commonly known […]
What happens when award-winning playwright Tony Kushner, Top Chef Rick Bayless, and TikTok sensation Shermann “Dilla” Thomas walk into a room? Join us on October 19, 6:00 pm CST to find out. The Chicago Public Library Foundation Awards are back! This year we’ve put the spotlight on storytelling and the powerful ways that stories can […]
Out of the closets and onto the stage
Firebrand’s production features fearless, fantastic singers.
But Cor Theatre’s update of the parable rings false.
Dan’s advice on cyber cheating, what to do when you’ve shtupped the new hire, and middle age as a gay man.
The Peacock, playwright Calamity West’s latest, receives an unsatisfying staging by Jackalope Theatre Company.
The company also looks for resident companies to share its space.
Daniel Day-Lewis is Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s biopic
A short essay on some common themes in Angels in America and “This Will Have Been”
An unsatisfying Angels in America at Court Theatre
Court Theatre stages a solid Illusion.
Roy Zipstein Tony Kusher The Chicago Humanities Festival has just begun to post audio and video of selected programs from its recently concluded 2009 festival, this year themed “Laughter.” The first three posts under “The Laughter Continues”: Tony Kushner receiving the 2009 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize (audio only) Historian Simon Schama telling Jewish jokes Second […]
The theme of this 20th edition is, simply, “Laughter,” and as usual the organizers have brought together an eclectic assortment of writers, artists, scientists, scholars, and performers to address the topic in dozens of programs stretched out over a couple weeks.
The pioneering gay play, The Boys in the Band, at 40.