Some of the nation’s biggest theatrical questions are being asked, and vigorously answered, in Chicago.
Playwrights Horizons’s outgoing artistic director has always programmed the plays he’d like to see, and sometimes plays his subscribers don’t.
Succeeding Sara Holdren at New York magazine, Shaw will shine her unblinking critical light on works big and small.
Small theatre is an aesthetic as well as an economic designation, and both aspects deserve attention.
An actor known for playing great women leaders takes on the shy, brilliant Supreme Court justice in the two-hander ‘Sisters in Law.’
The subject of our September cover is a fiercely individual American master.
The longtime critic and reporter, now theatre and dance editor at the Chicago Reader, gives her take on the city’s vibrant, often misunderstood theatre scene.
The city’s chief critic sees his job as not just evaluating local work but exposing it to a wider audience.
With ‘Blue’ opening this week at Glimmerglass, the composer reflects on her approach to music and meaning, and leaks her ambition to make a musical film.
Stage sound comprises more than dialogue, effects, and music, and the folks who design it are doing more than mere augmentation.