The grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow Brooks to deepen her work on a series on Chicago mayors.
The 2020-21 lineup will feature works by ensemble member Mary Zimmerman and artistic associates Sara Gmitter and Matthew C. Yee.
What makes Chicago’s well-known ensemble ethos special, and where did it comes from? A new book finds some surprising answers.
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.
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.
Broadway may have reopened its theatres on Sept. 13, but it was Mary Zimmerman’s ‘Metamorphoses’ that seemed to capture and transform NYC’s grief.
The season features three world premiere works written and directed by Lookingglass ensemble members.
She is currently the managing director of Theatre Bay Area, and will begin her new job next month.
The season will include two world premieres and the return of a circus-inspired show.
Puppet designer Blair Thomas explains how he created talking puppets for the Lookingglass Theatre production.