Before it was retrofitted into an upscale wedding and corporate events hall, the landmark Motor Row building at 2400 South Michigan was home to the Chicago Defender, the iconic Black newspaper of record that in no small part empowered and facilitated the Great Migration of Black southerners to northern cities during the early 20th century. […]
Here’s a reminder of what the theater community has done in the last five years.
James Ijames puts the audience on trial in this TimeLine production.
Kevin Artigue’s fraught story is one helluva play for Shattered Globe.
Katori Hall’s play takes its time but weaves a spell.
Complaints from the production team of His Shadow have opened a painful discussion for Berwyn’s 16th Street Theater and head Ann Filmer.
Loy Webb’s parable occasionally uses a heavy hand, but lands an emotional gut punch.
In His Shadow, an aspiring football player confronts his brother’s legacy and the price of protesting.
Dutch Masters and The Undeniable Sound of Right Now ask how much has really changed in politics and music.
But Greg Keller’s script takes way too long to get there.
Its production of Tennessee Williams’s great lurid story falls flat.