The season will feature a world premiere by David Auburn and the final play in August Wilson’s Century Cycle.
The kind of leader who listened as much as he led, he also modeled an enviable work/life balance.
The executive director will leave the theatre at the start of the 2018-19 season.
The Chicago company will present a musical tribute, classic works, and a new play.
In morning addresses director Kimberly Senior and executive and technologist John Maeda addressed risk and struggle.
The season will feature works by Michael Cristofer, Tom Stoppard, and Pearl Cleage.
TCG’s 2014 industry report finds theatres in better health since the recession from playing it smart and building support.
Also announced for the Chicago theatre are ‘Satchmo at the Waldorf,’ ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ and Greta Oglesby, back as Aunt Esther in ‘Gem of the Ocean.’
After taking on Homer with ‘An Iliad,’ Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare tackle the Bible for Chicago’s Court Theater—and find that the Scriptures can give as good as they get.
The Hypocrites founder made his name punking the classics. Now, as a solo auteur, he’s leavening Greek tragedies.