Friday, October 28, 2022
Nearly a decade after it debuted at the Royal Court Theatre in 2013, Rachel De-lahay’s Routes has landed at Theater Wit for its American premiere. Presented by Remy Bumppo, Routes […]
Th…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 11:09AM
Friday, September 16, 2022
When I first set out to profile gallerist and art dealer Mariane Ibrahim, she didn’t exactly decline, but she didn’t immediately say yes, either. After being heavily profiled over the …SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:59PM
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
For their inaugural production, Violet Sky Theatre company has chosen Tennessee Williams’s Summer and Smoke from 1948. As is expected with any of Williams’s canonical works, Summer and S…SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:44PM
Monday, May 10, 2021
Chicago musical theater star E. Faye Butler helms an online sci-fi feminist drama.
Sometimes, we just don't give ourselves the space. That's something E. Faye Bu…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 04:40PM
Monday, April 12, 2021
Ghostlight Ensemble's online festival celebrates overlooked women playwrights.
A group of unmarried women decide to encloister together on an idyllic estate inhe…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 04:00PM
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Maria Irene Fornés’s feminist masterpiece Zooms in to help Season of Concern.
Fefu and Her Friends, written and directed in 1977 by Cuban American playwright …SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 05:15PM
Thursday, October 29, 2020
What we՚re watching and thinking about heading into Halloween and the election
A couple of weeks ago, Reader contributors Kaylen Ralph and Catey Sullivan wrote …SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 01:20PM
Friday, October 9, 2020
A trifecta of radio plays examines the present through the lens of the past.
Is life on Earth doomed? That’s the question at the heart of H.G. Wells’s scienc…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 09:30AM
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The DePaul-based online magazine adapts its annual live storytelling event for quarantine.
On May 29, 11 DePaul students will present a series of their written a…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 06:30PM
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Authentic dialogue grounds First Floor Theater's dark comedy.
As one of three sisters, I feel uniquely qualified to review the chaotic choreography of dialogue t…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 03:15PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
How do you cut the cord when you’re surrounded by couples tying the knot?
It reached almost 100 degrees in Minnesota on the day that Erica and Adam got marrie…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 01:10PM
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
An exhibit accompanying Theatre Y’s latest production puts motherhood front and center.
In Theatre Y's most recent production of Juliet—the company's third t…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 01:00PM
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
David Cromer's production for Steppenwolf taps into our current conspiracy-theory culture.
The lobby of Steppenwolf Theatre should have been filled with the ping…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 08:15PM
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
First Floor's Plano and Definition's White connect emerging companies and established artists.
Since the early 90s, Steppenwolf Theatre has hosted local performi…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 05:00PM
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
The New York-based femme comedy troupe makes their Chicago debut at Sketchfest.
Sleeping Beauty becomes an allegory about consent, Peter Pan is recast as a "cree…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:30PM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Siobhan O'Loughlin's touring solo uses actual bathrooms to explore vulnerability and community.
Siobhan O'Loughlin is tired. As her "cast" of friends files into …SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
The fall theater season has brought several shows about women surviving trauma—and reclaiming their stories.
The fall theater season has brought several shows about women surviving trauma�…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Friday, September 13, 2019
The company's shoe manager tells us what it takes to keep the company on its toes.
After two decades of performances at the Auditorium Theatre, the Joffrey Balle…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 01:15PM
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Lights! Costumes! Props! They’re all here at the Design Museum of Chicago
A new exhibit at the Design Museum of Chicago pushes visitors through the theater's p…SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM