After 9 years at Victory Gardens, the writer/director reflects on what he’s learned from running, and fighting for, a theatre in Chicago.
Monty Cole, Georgette Kelly, Exal Iraheta, and Alex Lubischer will have readings in the all-digital festival.
The 2020-21 season will include a world premiere from Ali Viterbi and the Chicago premiere of Will Arbery’s ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning.’
If we can’t have theatre until we can gather again safely, what are U.S. theatres and artists going to do in the meantime, and after?
The renowned director and playwright will depart at the end of the 2019-20 season.
A town known for tight acting ensembles and distinctive writers may have another ace in the hole: its directors.
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 cohort includes Alexander (Lex) Turner, Lanise Antoine Shelley, Christina Casano, Jeremy Ohringer, and Aliza Feder.
The lineup will include the world premiere of ‘Dhaba on Devon Avenue’ by Madhuri Shekar.
Up for a post-show discussion? Four a.d.s explain why they are—and you just might be too.