The parallels between 1962 and now can’t be ignored, and WE’RE GONNA BE OKAY is an excellent choice to see at this time, as the infantile and antagonistic leaders of two nations put not only their own citizens at risk, but the entire world, as they challenge each other to see whose nuclear buttons are bigger.
Three exquisite productions and a thrilling new exploratory aesthetic, led by a new artistic director with a laser-focused vision makes American Theater Company PerformInk’s 2017 Theater of the Year.
With the recent controversy surrounding football players kneeling for the national anthem, one particular counterargument has emerged.
As American Theater Company prepares for its 33rd season, Kyle Whalen sits down with Artistic Director Will Davis to talk his creative process, and about the season’s theme “what does it mean to be an American?”
American Theater Company’s Chicago Open Residency Experiment (CORE) program, a series of week-long residencies for artists of all disciplines, continues its second year with 25 artists workshopping 12 new projects throughout Season 33. “At ATC, we are invested in exploring unique ways of making new plays for the American theater,”...
American Theater Company has announced its next season, which kicks off this October with the world premiere of Janine Nabers’ WELCOME TO JESUS, directed by Artistic Director Will Davis. In the January, the company will present Basil Kreimendahl’s WE’RE GONNA BE OKAY in its Chicago premiere, also directed by Davis. Next May brings...
American Theater Company has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Dan Aibel’s competitive ice skating saga T.
American Theater Company’s MEN ON BOATS by Jacyln Bauhaus is exactly the kind of theater that we should be producing and championing in Chicago right now.