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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.
Isaac Gomez's latest play centers confidently and lovingly on the generational effects of colonialism and masculinity.
An endearing world premiere musical for kiddos and kiddos at heart.
This well-intentioned seasonal sitcom misdials.
This terrific two-hander is both a jukebox musical and a tribute to female friendship.
A new musical by local production team of Gosz & Fotos tackles the personal effects of mental illness with generosity and insight.
No magic is required to fall in love with Katori Hall's singular play, masterfully directed by Wardell Julius Clark.
You don't have to be a moron to enjoy John Leguizamo's new one-man show. But it does help to keep an open mind about just how little you might know about Latin American history.
A discussion about polygamy in modern Muslim culture gives way to an exploration of female friendship in this stirring though incomplete world premiere.
In this urgent and excellent devised piece, the Prop Thtr ensemble lays bare the personal costs of standing up to fascism.
You know The Sunken Place and The Upside Down, but this skin-crawling world premiere introduces something both new and old as time: The Inbetween.
A spooky seasonal delight returns.
An "I" for an "I" and a list for a list.
Jane Martin's 1993 play retains its disturbing realities and takes on some new ones in this production at Redtwist.
Everyone's a queen at Lips Chicago.