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Tag: Walt Whitman
Black Ensemble’s Doo Wop Shoo Bop, Quest Theatre’s All the World’s a Stage, and eight more stage shows to see now
Revivals are back—even Sister Act.
The most unassuming diva on the planet shines in The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez
Melissa Lorraine of Theatre Y gets to be herself in this late play by Peter Handke.
Court Theatre’s The Secret Garden suggests you get over yourself
A musical with good advice
Mickle Maher’s Song About Himself is (almost) his best play yet
The Theater Oobleck cofounder mesmerizes with a dystopian world where the Web is all.
Was Walt Whitman racist?
Northwestern voice student Timothy McNair took a stand in protest of Walt Whitman—and failed a class.
Naked talent at National Pastime Theater
The fifth annual Naked July offers performance in the buff.
Thoughts on the city that said good-bye to Roger Ebert
At Ebert’s memorial, celebrating Chicago along with the film critic’s life
Johnnie To’s Election, which has little in common with the U.S. presidential election
Revisiting the Hong Kong master’s gangland saga in light of the U.S. presidential election
Having the best-worst, most terrible time with Gerard Manley Hopkins
The marvelous wretchedness of Hopkins’s “Terrible Sonnets”
No place of grace
Jia Zhang-ke’s Still Life looks into the future–and none of us is there!
Themes of immigration and exile in Tsai Ming-liang’s I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone and Emanuele Crialese’s Golden Door.