She’ll leave in March after 4 four years in the role.
After an outpouring of op-eds bemoaning the state of U.S. theatre, 2 Chicago writers lift up innovative collaborations in their own backyard as examples for the field.
As the Congo Square executive director dons a new leadership hat for the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago, she’s centering community and the needs of Chicago’s Black artists.
In its second year, the fellowship named for the late Congo Square Theatre artistic director will pair a Windy City theatre with a director for a residency.
After a period of turnover and uncertainty, leaders in this resilient community look toward a vibrant reopening—even if it doesn’t happen until 2022.
Chicago just lost one of its most valuable players, Sam Roberson Jr. of Congo Square Theatre. His friends and colleagues remember him in their own words.
From improv comedy shows, to multidisciplinary performances, to painted unicorns onstage, six theatre workers dish on what they are working on, and looking forward to.