50 Years Later, ALVIN AILEY Continues to Explore the African American Experience

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For more than 50 years Alvin Ailey has provided a platform for African American dancers to tell our stories and experiences that encapsulate the tumultuous battles and jubilant moments that life presents. Read more

Telenovela Comes to Life in DESTINY OF DESIRE

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Pictured: Ruth Livier, Ricardo Gutierrez, and Evelina Fernandez. Photo by Liz Lauren.  Review: DESTINY OF... Read more

CIRCUS 1903 Brings the Golden Age of the Circus to Life

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PIctured: Hammer Guys Photo credit: Mark Turner. Review: Circus 1903: the golden age of circus... Read more

Interrobang’s FALLING Explores Themes of Unconditional Love and Surrender

Critics' Picks Mar 21, 2017 0

James Yost puts together all the puzzle pieces and under his direction this ensemble... Read more

THE HARD PROBLEM Explores the Nature of Existence and Consciousness

Critics' Picks Mar 21, 2017 0

Early in THE HARD PROBLEM, an adorable couple in bed, bathing in a post-coital... Read more
50 Years Later, ALVIN AILEY Continues to Explore the African American Experience
For more than 50 years Alvin Ailey has provided a platform for African American dancers to tell our stories...
Telenovela Comes to Life in DESTINY OF DESIRE
Pictured: Ruth Livier, Ricardo Gutierrez, and Evelina Fernandez. Photo by Liz Lauren.  Review: DESTINY OF DESIRE at Goodman Theatre By...
CIRCUS 1903 Brings the Golden Age of the Circus to Life
PIctured: Hammer Guys Photo credit: Mark Turner. Review: Circus 1903: the golden age of circus at The Oriental Theatre By...
Interrobang’s FALLING Explores Themes of Unconditional Love and Surrender
James Yost puts together all the puzzle pieces and under his direction this ensemble provides performances so plausible that...
THE HARD PROBLEM Explores the Nature of Existence and Consciousness
Early in THE HARD PROBLEM, an adorable couple in bed, bathing in a post-coital glow, begins to discuss what...
THE KID THING Is an Invitation Worth RSVPing “Yes” To
The environmental and emotional intimacy of THE KID THING impacts the audience as we journey the ridges of these...
SYCAMORE Attempts to Illuminate Early Stages of Gender Confusion
It’s always exciting to see a new play, especially when it is directed in such a delicate way.
Sideshow’s TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION Asks Hard Questions
Perhaps it’s just art naturally reflecting reality, but in the short time since the election, there seems to be...
10 OUT OF 12 Tackles Tech Rehearsal with Raw, Exacting Detail
Theater Wit’s Chicago premiere production of Anne Washburn’s 10 OUT OF 12 presents a novel concept: audience members don...
At SPAMILTON, The Laughs Are Non-Stop
Just as the ensemble laments that they want to be in “The Film When It Happens” so too should...
THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Is a Celebration of Life
Ah, Napa. What a place to be this month when it feels like the whole city is itching for...
Packed with Talent, Kokandy’s THE WIZ Blows the Roof Off
On a full moon night in Chicago, Kokandy Productions showed how brazen and talented their artists are as they...