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This psychological thriller lends itself wholeheartedly to the macabre.
Chicago doesn’t have much in the way of immersive theater experiences like Sleep No More in NYC. So when Windy City Playhouse debuted Leslie Liautaud’s Southern Gothic in 2018 it […]
Never before has my Catholic upbringing been helpful in seeing theater. And yet, my mind couldn’t help but wander back to catechism class during Refracted Theatre Company’s inaugural pro…
Many of our city’s theatrical leaders agree that Chicago is at the forefront of defining the future of the American theater.
madeleine george’s modern-day Greek comedy “Hurricane Diane” could not have come at a better time.
Every piece of art has a timeliness. When it is born and put into the world, it becomes part of its identity for better or worse. For Godspell, that time has come and gone. First staged in 1…
For fellow nineties nostalgia seekers, “Cruel Intentions” is one of those quintessential teen drama romps. Chock full of nineties music you will be compelled to sing along (but seriously…
Rarely do you get such rich storytelling in just over ninety minutes.
In a world like ours so wrought with chaos and war, what happens when freedom is finally achieved? That is something that the play “The Tragedy of King Christophe” attempts to answer.
When one in four Americans are directly impacted by opioid addiction, any art we create on the subject will have a profound effect.
“Wife of a Salesman” is full of cogent points about being a woman that are just as relevant now as they were in the show’s 1950s setting.
Much like the show’s spirit, the cast of this production is an homage to togetherness.
travis tate’s play interrogates preconceived notions of ourselves and the ones we hold against others.
The audience is the fly on the wall of a dingy Oklahoma hotel room where Agnes White is taking refuge from her recently released, abusive ex-husband Jerry.
Playwright Anne Washburn succinctly crafted a show that demonstrated the cyclical nature of human storytelling, theater and life itself all in the span of three hours.
The first thing you’ll notice stepping into the theater at Paramount is the electricity…. It’s the hum of anticipation.
“It’s interesting, we started conversations before the pandemic about what it might look like to create one big festival with residents and fellows presenting together,” Stephanie Pach…
Spenser Davis' play, written for Zoom, takes advantage of where we are to tell a compelling story about what we’re up against.
Nearly one hundred theater companies from around the country join forces to present a free a radio play rendition of Sinclair Lewis' frighteningly prescient novel.
Titas Halder's one-man play questions who the real villain is.
A cornerstone in the creative development of many performers, theater camps face significant challenges from COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders.
A GoFundMe by artists and for artists provides COVID relief.
At the start of COVID-19 lockdowns, thousands of Chicago theater artists lost immediate income. In t…
In the wake of COVID-19, Theater Wit brings the local premiere of Mike Lew's play directly to their audience.
Directed by Wardell Julius Clark, the local premiere of James Ijames play asks for only one thing: that we listen.
Lydia R. Diamond's play of privilege and all it entails returns to Chicago fresher than ever.
Things go to pieces in this production of Shakespeare's bloodiest play.
Windy City Playhouse continues its streak of emotionally engaging immersive theater with Mart Crowley's groundbreaking 1968 play.
Beth Steel’s play is itself a labyrinth of occasionally confounding design.
Directed by Wardell Julius Clark, Kevin Artigue's play speaks truth to power in an age when power rarely speaks the truth.
IF you plan to see this musical THEN you might want to prepare for a nonsensical (and misogynistic) vision of so-called female empowerment.
An evening of toe-tapping bliss that delivers a commendation worthy of the Duke's talent.