Writers Theatre has announced an additional production for the 2017-2018 season – QUIXOTE: ON THE CONQUEST OF SELF, by Mόnica Hoth and Claudio Valdés Kuri, English Translation by Georgina Escobar, directed by Kuri, and featuring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote, September 27 – December 17.
Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma have announced the company’s 2017-2018 six-show season,
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.
There’s no question that 2016 was the year of the “big” theater in Chicago. After a few years of what some might regard as stagnation at some of Chicago’s most prominent theater institutions, in 2016 nearly every one of them set out to confound that perception.
This collaboration proved quite simply to be the reason I love going to the theater. This entire team of creators from direction to performance to design consists of the smartest and most innovative talent the theater world has to offer.
By Kyle Whalen A Monday afternoon. I am foolishly running late, stuck in traffic at the time I’m supposed to call director Ron OJ Parson and interview him. At a stoplight, I ring him to confess I’ll be late. He picks up, a laugh already in his voice, and asks...
I have this visceral reaction when a politician I did not vote for is elected, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this.
Writers Theatre has announced casting for the first five plays of the company’s 25th Anniversary Season. The season opens with a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR, directed and adapted by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson, featuring Kareem Bandealy, Christine Bunuan, Arya Daire, Sydney Germaine, Matthew Hawkins, Thomas Vincent...