There's nothing new in Chicago about theater in small spaces — that's a crucial part of the city's aesthetic. If you glance at my recommended shows, you'll see several pieces staged in theaters with fewer than 100 seats, including "Rabbit,"...Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEWS: "The Miss Neo Pageant" at the Neo-Futurarium ???½ and "Lear" by Red Tape Theatre ??½ NINA METZ reviews "The Miss Neo Pageant" at the Neo-Futurarium undefined9733;undefined9733;undefined9733;undefined189; and "Lear" by Red Tape Theatre undefined9733;undefined9733;undefined189;
Two components of many a Chicago summer of live entertainment are absent this year — there's no Cirque du Soleil tent at the United Center and no Riverfront Theater at the Tribune Company's Freedom Center. So you'll have to go camping for fun under a canvas roof. Show More Summary
Steppenwolf ensemble members Tracy Letts and Amy Morton have been added to the cast of the Showtime drama "Homeland," TVLine reports. Letts will appear in the show's third season as a senate committee chairman, while Morton will have a recurring role as an attorney appointed to CIA operative Carrie Mathison (played by Claire Danes). Show More Summary
(BY DOUG GEORGE)... The Second City will host an event celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Playwrights Theatre Club — reuniting original members of troupe, which was the precursor to The Compass Players and Second City.
Theo Ubique Theatre, the small Chicago company known for its intimate productions of musicals, will stage Stephen Sondheim's "Passion" as part of its 2013-14 season, the Rogers Park company has announced.
First Folio Theatre, the classically oriented Equity theater in residence at the Mayslake Estate in Oak Brook, has announced its 2013-14 season.
THEATER REVIEW: 'The Electric Baby' at Rivendell Theatre ?? THEATER REVIEW: 'The Electric Baby' at Rivendell Theatre ??... Stefanie Zadravec's "The Electric Baby" is an especially fragile piece.
Say what you will about the Profiles Theatre in Chicago, this company knows how to nail the juicy plays of Neil LaBute.
Hello musical theatre lovers! We’re as excited as you are that the cast album for the much lauded (and much awarded!) Kinky Boots is almost out (it’s out on the 28th) and managed to snag a copy to give away to one of you!!! To enter to win, comment below with a description of your […]
There’s been a lot of talk online recently about the need for women playwrights to be better represented, have more opportunities, and be, if you’ll excuse the vagary, more equal. That’s lovely. As a woman playwright, I am all for that kind of talk, and the more there is of it, in any context, the [...]
The winners for the 2013 Drama Desk Awards are in — we won’t bore you with stats…here’s what you actually want to see: the winners! Up next: The Tony Awards! Check out our full awards coverage here. The complete list of the nominees is as follows, with winners in bold and accompanied by a : […]
Either way, Court production lacks truth, consistency ? ? THEATER REVIEW: There is so much going on inside Charles Newell's eye-popping production in "The Misanthrope" ¿ a wildly ambitious mish-mash of a show ¿ that it is not at all easy to know where to start.
THEATER REVIEW: 'Ganesh Versus the Third Reich' by Back to Back Theatre at the MCA Stage ???? THEATER REVIEW: 'Ganesh Versus the Third Reich' by Back to Back Theatre at the MCA Stage ????... Back to Back is a theater group comprising almost entirely actors perceived to be intellectually disabled. Such an endeavor can paralyze a critic ¿ this one, anyway.
David Hyde Pierce and Debra Messing announced the winners of the 79th Annual Drama League Awards today at the Marriott Marquis Times Square and the winners were….Kinky Boots, Pippin, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Nathan Lane, The Nance. Check out our full awards coverage here. Here are the 2013 Drama League Award Nominees: […]