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Three on the Aisle: From Chicago to Broadway

The critics discuss Chicago vs. Broadway theatre with the Tribune’s Chris Jones, and discuss the shows ‘Jagged Little Pill,’ ‘Fefu and her Friends,’ and ‘Sleeping Car Porters.’

Twice a month, Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal; Elisabeth Vincentelli, contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker; and Peter Marks of the Washington Post get together to talk about what’s going on in the American theatre.

Today, the critics talk to Chicago Tribune critic Chris Jones about the interplay between Broadway and Chicago theatre, discussing the numerous tryouts that move from the Windy City to New York and the role of a critic in the realm of new and changing work. The critics end with a conversation about recent shows they’ve seen, including Jagged Little Pill, Fefu and Her Friends, and Sleeping Car Porters.

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