A new musical tells the tale of Albert Cashier, a Union soldier who was born a woman but fought—and lived—as a man.
A new lakefront flexible space gives Chicago Shakespeare Theater the room to expand, and not just physically.
This site-specific Chicago project takes audiences back to school, where the lessons aren’t all on the syllabus.
Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater scored an election-year win with a play about Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign.
International and local companies converge at Chicago Shakespeare Theater for the quadricentennial of the playwright’s death.
A new show at Black Ensemble Theater sets Chaz and Roger Ebert’s storied romance to music.
Straight realism, magic realism, even ‘sausage’ realism were on offer at the latest new-play event staged by the Latino/a Theatre Commons.
Director Chuck Smith curates an August Wilson Celebration, with readings of all 10 of the Century Cycle plays and little-heard Wilson poetry.
How a citywide festival took shape from a city’s pain.
A behind-the-scenes look at a prolific playwright’s process.