Pandemic delays allowed the Chicago theatre to rethink their both production process and the meaning of the play, with strong input from their lead actor.
The theatre has postponed its production of August Wilson’s ‘Two Trains Running’ and will offer Windy City premiere of ‘Theatre for One.’
Awarded by Chicago’s Court Theatre, the award honors founding artistic director Nicholas Rudall.
The Chicago company will produce a virtual series this fall, and live programming will resume in February 2021.
The season will conclude Court Theatre’s staging of the Oedipus Trilogy, and a new adaptation of ‘Othello.’
The annual Chicago theatre awards honored Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Court Theatre with five awards each,
Artists of color have had to work hard just to get to work in the Windy City, and in the process they’ve changed its theatres for the better.
Their partnership has brought Chicago some great theatre, once folks got past confusing their names.
The lineup includes ancient Greek theatre, Wilson and Ibsen classics, and a ‘whodunit’ murder mystery.
From a director of patron services in D.C. to a dramaturg in Illinois, here are some theatre folks you should have on your radar.