Pictured: Sandra Delgado. Photo by Joel Maisonet. Teatro Vista’s La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado will playt Goodman Theatre this summer, July 21 – August 20, after runs at Steppenwolf and The Miracle Center in Logan Square. Sandra Delgado’s piece is directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce, inspired by true stories...
The cast of Other Theatre’s 2016 production of BARNEY THE ELF. Photo by Carin Silkaitis. The Other Theatre Company, now rebranded as “Other Theatre,” has announced its 4th season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere of Martín Zimmerman’s comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A...
The festival will feature major international companies on the stages of Chicago Shakespeare, Victory Gardens, and Steppenwolf.
Breon Arzell and Daniel Kyri are both making their Goodman Theatre debuts in Charles Smith’s Objects in the Mirror. PerformInk’s Kyle Whalen sat down with the duo for a revealing in-depth conversation on life and art.
“I feel like the first time you work with a director, you’re designing, you’re doing all the normal stuff, but you’re also learning how to communicate. You’re learning each other’s vocabularies. Which is always real exciting, I mean. It’s just like first dates with people—you don’t know what’s going to happen.”
Attend any production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY and you’re guaranteed to witness a deeply intimate play — a gift, in fact — written by playwright Sarah Ruhl specifically for her mother, Kathleen Ruhl.
Upon entering the sunny rehearsal space for Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12, I find two of everything: two stage managers at their duplicate tables; two directors alternately sitting back in pensive reflection, then hopping up to offer guidance; two sets of assistant directors noting their mentors’ every move. Watching the preparation of this ambitious play—which details, moment by moment, the process of a tech rehearsal—provides a double image of a singular experience.