In the Ricketts family, Tom Tunney has the best enemies an alderman seeking reelection could have.
Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
Anya Davidson goes door-to-door in the 25th Ward.
From a small wholesale market to a sprawling suburban seafood emporium
Steven Dietz’s play sucker punches its audience again and again and again.
Broken Nose Theatre manages to transcend cliche in this powerful story of perseverance.
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s latest could use a little more ugly truth.
Remy Bumppo’s production asks little of its audience besides easy pity for an old man.
In reaching for the universal, he ends up with the generic.
Happy valentine’s Day! To celebrate our love for you, we got you a LOT of stories about aldermanic campaigns. Our election coverage has been so much fun that even our die-hard music staffers want in on it. Alongside Maya Dukmasova’s look at the 46th Ward, we’re excited to present Leor Galil’s look at the rapper-turned-socialist […]
Volume 48, Number 19
The arts community hears from (some of) the candidates.