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Hot, bothered and blue collared, these world premieres and classic mishaps will keep the dawning reality of yet another Midwest winter at bay, at least temporarily.
The first of three world premieres by Ike Holter scheduled for this season is also the thirstiest play he's ever written. And that's saying something.
A complex story of identity conjugation at First Floor Theater.
The latest from Ike Holter, a pop-inspired musical about the cultural constraints placed on women and a universe-crossing Afrofuturist fable are just a few of the consciousness-expanding sho…
In a major coup, Steppenwolf for Young Adults lands the first local-originating production of Simon Stephens' Tony Award-winning play and makes the most of it.
Jen Silverman’s play about the absurd world and its power dynamics burns an indelible image into the mind at Facility Theatre.
The world premiere of Jen Silverman's play at Writers Theatre is a must-see for anyone who has ever considered the value of burning it all to the ground and starting again.
In this world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Bruce Norris attempts to redress the power imbalance between the disenfranchised and those who wield …
Alexis J. Roston fully embodies the beauty and tragedy of Billie Holiday in Congo Square Theatre's reprised production.
This month features a slate of local, regional and national premieres as well as a feminist opera celebrating its twentieth anniversary.
David Cale returns to the Goodman with this autobiographical story of trauma and survival.
Court Theatre continues their push to become the premiere destination for August Wilson's work.
A selection of some of the fall's most anticipated stage openings.
The 2018/19 theater season gets off to an exciting start with a timely revival as well as local and world premieres, mixing established artists and ambitious up-and-comers.
Newcity Stage's three most anticipated productions of the 2018 fall season.
An interview with actor/director Wardell Julius Clark.
Looking ahead to a few of Chicago's theater highlights for August.
Love and intimacy remain elusive in the Chicago premiere of MJ Kaufman's play at Redtwist Theatre.
Receiving its Chicago premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Rajiv Joseph's latest panders to its audience under the guise of challenging their assumptions about despotism and loyalty.
Some of July's Chicago theater highlights.
Lookingglass Theatre Company's adaptation of Jules Verne's novel feels its every league.
Yaël Farber's adaptation of Strindberg's "Miss Julie" arrives with uncomfortable urgency at Victory Gardens Theater.
Druid Theatre Company's production of Beckett's most well-known work, produced by Chicago Shakespeare Theater as a part of their WorldStages initiative, begs the question: what exactly are w…
June brings tension, vengeance, tragedy and rebellion to the Chicago stage.
In collaboration with Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Yard returns with their most ambitious and urgent project to date.
Starring Ivonne Coll (of "Jane the Virgin"), this world premiere at Teatro Vista is tragic and triumphant simultaneously.
Baisch's voracious appetite produces work that is greater than the sum of its individual parts, more multiplication than addition.
Past, present and future collide with reality and its alternatives in a wild month of premieres.
Harking back to the early forties and the late eighties, this revival at Kokandy Productions is not so much timely as full of time.
No amount of frosting can sweeten the bitter aftertaste of this Midwest premiere at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.
This music/theater hybrid from A Red Orchid takes some creative risks but reinforces some tired stereotypes in the process.