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.
From Jane Addams’s co-founding of Chicago’s Hull House to Jane Alexander as a fictional first female Supreme Court justice, October has been a notable month for theatre.
The history of Othello in the U.S. tells a story of race, erasure, and reclamation.
Why the director and designer, longtime collaborators, decided to serve up Shakespeare in a plywood container.
Whatever Shakespeare’s intentions, the actor/writer argues, the role now offers a chance to reflect on race as it’s lived now. But are we up for that?
Language and culture, not race, are the faultlines in a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy by Norwegian director Stein Winge.