Yale Awards Ike Holter $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize
Yale University announced today that Chicago playwright Ike Holter (HIT THE WALL, EXIT STRATEGY, THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE BLOCK) is one of eight recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes for “literary achievement or promise.” The Windham-Campbell Prizes were founded in 2013 by novelist Donald Windham in memory... Read more
THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE BLOCK Is a Masterful Thriller

How does one handle the magnitude of being the chosen example? How does one upkeep the personification of a crusade?

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Chicago’s Best Shows of 2016

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.

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Teatro Vista Announces ’16-’17 Slate

Three premieres by Mando Alvarado, Ike Holter, and Sandra Delgado fill out the season in residence at Victory Gardens.

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Deftly Crafted Would-Be Superheroes Fly in PROWESS

In a time when most storefronts have little faith in their audience to make it through 90 minutes without looking at their phone, Prowess flies through it’s 2+ hour run time.

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Red Orchid Extends Ike Holter’s SENDER
A Red Orchid Theatre will add six performances to the run of the world premiere of SENDER by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Our Tonika Todorova says SENDER is “a hot summer plate of Chicago-hipster-rooftop-realness strewn with beer cans and honesty, lost in its desire to... Read more
SENDER Will Reinstate Your Faith in Realism

Ike Holter’s modern day bohemians warn you before you step any closer: “Things are weird in here.”

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