Barbara Gaines’s Chicago Shakespeare Theater staged an ambitious yearlong program in 2016. I tried to match that ambition as an attendee, with mixed success.
Chicago Equity theatre was honored at the annual ceremony on Monday night.
International and local companies converge at Chicago Shakespeare Theater for the quadricentennial of the playwright’s death.
Companies from around the globe will celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in the Windy City.
Stories about autism, Chicago shows, a musical about a young girl in 1890s Paris, and more take the stage this month.
A two-week festival showed this unique theatre-in-exile at its best, with stunning tableaux, riveting storytelling, and a push for change in and beyond their repressed homeland.
From a car-driven opera in L.A. to a roller coaster musical in Chicago, from education projects to exciting turnovers, fall is busting out all over.
Steve Martin, Jane Austen, and Shakespeare headline next season at The Old Globe.
Artistic director Barbara Gaines will present her exploration of Shakespeare’s history plays, plus the Q Brothers’ hip-hop ‘Madsummer’ and magician Teller’s ‘Tempest.’
Festival founder Blair Thomas aimed to challenge the conventional notions of puppetry and maybe invent some new models along the way during this 12-day Chicago event.