This Chicago-based performer’s on-again, off-again relationship with theatre takes another turn, but she’s not bowing out.
The Chicago company records a starry, large-cast revival of Arthur Miller’s late work, set amid economic hardship that has fresh resonance.
After 15 years at Steppenwolf, Schmitz will begin his new post at Oregon Shakespeare Festival in September.
Flanagan succeeds David Schmitz to become the first woman to hold the title in the company’s 45-year history.
Among the new works will be a play by Vichet Chum and adaptations of ‘Good Night, and Good Luck’ and a Chekhov classic.
Brian James Polak talks to the playwright of ‘Dance Nation’ and ‘You Got Older’ about memory, pain, and first drafts.
The annual Chicago theatre awards honored Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Court Theatre with five awards each,
Some of the nation’s biggest theatrical questions are being asked, and vigorously answered, in Chicago.
A town known for tight acting ensembles and distinctive writers may have another ace in the hole: its directors.
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.