It’s July 1990, and I am summoned to the corner of Newport and Sheffield over and over again by the lure of my friend Franz’s rooftop parties. But little do I know that just half a block away, Lower Links is beginning a summer of programming that solidifies that corner as a mini-epicenter of performance […]
A locked-room experience from Escape Artistry and a foolproof improv show are among this week’s best bets.
Comedy from Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggero, Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Con, and more happenings from August 4-6
A world premiere at Gift Theatre and a play about abortion are among this week’s notable plays.
A revamped version of Leonard Bernstein’s operetta and a taut, intense two-hander are among this week’s best bets.
“Sandwich artists” go rogue and nameless women go nowhere in two of this week’s notable stage shows.
A Korean-American family drama and an all-female Annoyance troupe are among this week’s best bets.
Two musical improv groups are among this week’s best bets.
Now located at Second City, the comedic cage match starts January 7 and culminates in a final bout February 18.
Underground Casino, New Year’s Day PJ Brunch, and more happenings from December 30-January 1
The Goodman’s A Christmas Carol leads the seasonal onslaught.
A tables-turning HIV drama and a world premiere from Redtwist are among this week’s best bets.
From Dracula to the Demon Barber of Fleet Street’s . . . brother
BoHo Theatre’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning show is musical theater at its very finest.
A Harry Potter debate and a hard-hitting drama are among this week’s best bets.