Returning to your hometown can be a strange feeling. Familiar haunts can feel alien with a little bit of distance, and routines that were once comforting can feel awkward, sometimes even hostile. It’s something that anyone who’s left the relatively comfortable confines of their hometown for wider pastures can attest to; that strange mix of the comfortable and the uncanny.
Pictured: Rachel Bonds and Will Snider. Shattered Globe Theatre has announced the line-up and partial casting for the three Chicago premieres that make up its 2017-18 season. The season begins in the fall with Pulitzer Prize nominee James Still’s THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK, a theatrical rendering of Abraham Lincoln’s...
Attend any production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY and you’re guaranteed to witness a deeply intimate play — a gift, in fact — written by playwright Sarah Ruhl specifically for her mother, Kathleen Ruhl.
Shattered Globe Theatre has announced the production team and full casting for the Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY.
THE TALL GIRLS is a story about five young girls, who form a basketball team while trying to discover their identity as young women during the tumultuous time of the Great Depression.
Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2016-17 Season with the Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, written for her mother Kathleen Ruhl, a Chicago actress who played Peter Pan as a teenager.
Shattered Globe announced casting for the revival of TRUE WEST the first show of their 16/17 season. The four-person Sam Shephard play will feature Joseph Wiens, Kevin Viol, Rebecca Jordan and Rob Frankel. Directed by Jason Yost TRUE WEST will run September 8 – October 22, 2016 at Theatre Witt where Shattered Globe is...
With race being a topic of much distress, a topic which the arts could be leading the movement toward equality and embracement, it’s unfortunate that what we are getting is simply a really decent copy.