It’s impossible to summarize everything that’s happening onstage this season. (It’s also hard to tell you exactly what COVID-19 precautions are required at venues now; we suggest checking ahead and […]
In Pearl’s Rollin’ With the Blues, Felicia P. Fields gets a showcase for her indomitable vocals. The Tony nominee (for The Color Purple) is a bona fide star in the […]
Whether by design or happenstance, Writers Theatre has focused on the theme of women in competition and collaboration this season. In Eleanor Burgess’s Wife of a Salesman, two actors portraying […]
Eleanor Burgess’s Wife of a Salesman, now in a world premiere at Writers Theatre under Jo Bonney’s direction, starts out with a “what if” premise: namely, what if Linda Loman, […]
Sophie Thatcher Monica Vitti. Peter Ivers. Béatrice Dalle. Esoteric influences the impossibly cool Sophie Thatcher pays tribute to on her impossibly cool Instagram account, which all have me running for […]
Alaudin Ullah was on the cusp of something big. Well, what too often passes for something big when you’re an actor in Hollywood of South Asian ancestry—the chance to audition […]
Changes in faces, places, and union rules might carry harbingers of a shifting landscape in Chicago theater.
A former cabbie talks to writer Reginald Edmund about Ride Share at Writers Theatre—and the real-life experiences that inspired it.
After a year of heartbreak, Heather Chrisler is back to acting, as well as writing and illustrating.
A wealthy Black family confronts secrets and internalized self-loathing in Lydia Diamond’s acerbic drama.
Generational and racial divides light the fuse at Writers Theatre.
Even without a door slam, Henrik Ibsen’s classic hits home.
Here are ten sweet options onstage this month.
For 41 years, the Chicago Theatre Softball League has meant summertime camaraderie for the city’s troupes.
With two major shows opening this fall, the designer’s career is booming—but he’s focused on making audiences connect emotionally with the world of the play.