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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A soldier and a shrink find common ground in Boogieban by Katie Powers

D.C. Fidler's drama about the lingering psychic wounds of war makes its local debut with Ohio-based None Too Fragile Theatre. Two soldiers of different generatio…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sunset Baby shows the personal price for political strife by Katie Powers

A daughter struggles to reconnect with her estranged activist father in Dominique Morisseau's drama. Nina (Jazzma Pryor) and her estranged father, Kenyatta (Marc…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Grace, or the Art of Climbing re-creates the tension and power of rock climbing by Katie Powers

A young woman struggles with heartbreak and disconnection. L M Feldman's Grace, or the Art of Climbing is a character-driven exploration of the world of competit…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

For Services Rendered explores the ongoing trauma of World War I by Katie Powers

It also offers a sharp critique of the British political system. When W. Somerset Maugham's British war drama For Services Rendered premiered in 1932, it offered…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Below the Belt suffers from a too-vaguely-imagined dystopia by Katie Powers

We can't worry about odd couple roommates until we know how much danger they're in. Below the Belt, written by Richard Dresser and presented by Hundo4u Productio…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Chicago Theatre Now continues the conversation about accountability in Chicago theater by Katie Powers

When Almanya Narula enrolled in graduate school at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she wanted to find a way to bring her passions for journalism and theater together to tell stor…

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