I remember waking up the morning after the election absolutely astounded by the results whilst wondering how the polls were wrong.
As an amazing year of performance in Chicago comes to an end, we’re wrapping up our picks for the best productions of 2016. We asked our critics which of the 125 shows we reviewed this year have really stuck with them, and here are their favorites.
(clockwise from top left) Evan Linder, Echaka Agba, David Weiss, Jennifer Cheung, Benjamin Brownson, Johnard Washington, Adam Soule and Elise Spoerlein. Broken Nose Theatre has announced casting and production team for the midwest premiere of AT THE TABLE by Michael Perlman. Directed by Spenser Davis, the production features Evan Linder... Read more
Broken Nose Theatre has announced the line-up for this years BECHDEL FEST 4: THE BOILING POINT. The festival will feature new female-driven stories, and all passing the Bechdel-Wallace Test.
In the Chicago storefront scene, there’s always a new company debuting—and another one disbanding. It’s hard to peg which fresh collectives have begun an exciting trajectory and which will flame out after a handful of shows.
Shozzett Silva and Kim Boler. Photo by Matthew Freer. Review: HUMAN TERRAIN at Broken Nose Theatre By Abigail Trabue Every so often a play falls into the right company at the right time and becomes the example of what Chicago storefront theater is all about. That play is HUMAN TERRAIN and... Read more
Continuing their first season as a pay-what-you-can organization, Broken Nose Theatre announced Friday the cast for the Chicago premiere of HUMAN TERRAIN by recent PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation Award winner Jennifer Blackmer. Directed by Broken Nose Artistic Director Benjamin Brownson, the production will feature Kim Boler as Mabry, Robert Koon... Read more