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Theater Wit's hilarious production of The North Plan, proclaimed as a story of “what ordinary Americans would do if the U.S. government fell into tyranny,” is part apocalyptic horror story, part farce, and all good old-fashioned Western.
Disgraced, the gut-busting world-premiere written by Ayad Akhtar currently playing at the American Theater Company, is theater at its boldest and bravest.
Storms and Puppets and Beckett, oh my!
“If you teach me how to be a woman, I’ll teach you how to be a man”
Changes of Heart is an ambitious project with some serious intelligence behind it, beautiful in its humanity, but at the expense of the fun
It’s against my religion to write a rave, yet still, here I go
A wild, unabashed tribute to Star Wars--for fans only--that makes you laugh and laugh at yourself. It's too much heist and too much violence, but you won't want to jettison your escape pod.
The Pitmen Painters, in the middle of its Chicago premiere run at TimeLine Theatre Company (through December 4), shows what happens when a group of coal miners try to figure out the secret of art.
Henrik Ibsen’s Brand at Red Tape Theater, directed by Max Truax—proclaimed as “Chicago’s leading avant garde director”—opened on Monday. This piece of theater is about as out-there—sorry, experimental—as it gets.
Mourning Becomes Electra, the impossible play, opened on Monday by the Remy Bumppo Theatre Company. The story is crisp, clean, and specific; all the actors need to do now is take off the breaks
The Remy Bumppo theater company kicked off their very exciting 15th Anniversary Season on Monday with a lively salon discussion