Review: LINDA at Steep Theatre Company

Review: LINDA at Steep Theatre Company

LINDA provides contrasting points of view about how women move through their lives under a microscope.

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Review: THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Review: THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

It’s fabulous to see two women embody fully-formed characters who meet and forge a friendship based on their own personal needs

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Review: TILIKUM – Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens

Review: TILIKUM – Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens

TILIKUM is a game-changer, a masterfully written, sophisticated play full of subtleties and brutalities told in a refreshingly unique method, performed by a cast of talented actors that clearly trust each other enough to tackle such electrifying material. TILIKUM is worth your time and money, as I guarantee that you will not see anything else like it this year.

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Review: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU at Oak Park Festival Theatre

Review: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU at Oak Park Festival Theatre

The adorable story of the Sycamore family offers an evening of pleasant and downright silly entertainment.

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Review: THE LARAMIE PROJECT at AstonRep Theatre Company

Review: THE LARAMIE PROJECT at AstonRep Theatre Company

10 minutes into the performance, a stage dimmer exploded in a shower of sparks. The Aston Rep and Raven Theatre staff stopped the show, alerted the fire department, and calmly coordinated a smooth exit of the audience from the theatre.

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Review: EMPTY THREATS at The Neo-Futurists

Review: EMPTY THREATS at The Neo-Futurists

The Neo-Futurists’ EMPTY THREATS is not common or expected or simple. My mind keeps circling a moment from the beginning of the show, determined not to allow me the words necessary to articulate the whole of this experience.

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Review: HAMLET at The Gift Theatre

Review: HAMLET at The Gift Theatre

…an intriguing production that, due to the wonderful work from Kyri and Fenner, will be one to be examined for years to come.

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Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2, & 3) at Goodman Theatre

Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2, & 3) at Goodman Theatre

Misplace yourself at the Goodman for “Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1, 2 & 3,” the most enjoyable history lesson on stage since Hamilton.

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Review: THE ORIGINALIST at Court Theatre

Review: THE ORIGINALIST at Court Theatre

We must find a point where we can listen with reason to the other side so that we can engage in fruitful dialogue that genuinely brings forth change in our country.

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REVIEW: HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS’ FIRST 100 YEARS at Goodman Theatre

REVIEW: HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS’ FIRST 100 YEARS at Goodman Theatre

What is most compelling about the Delany Sister’s story is their ability to retell a 100 years’ worth of history from a Black woman’s experience.

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