2017 Company of the Year: American Theater Company
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.
Chicago’s Best Shows of 2017
Of the 247 shows our critics reviewed, many of their favorites went beyond the plight of the marginalized — beyond making liberal theatergoers feel sorry for their part in our society — to twist the knife in the nuance and intersectionality of the American experience.
PerformInk’s Most Read Stories of 2017
After the dam broke in the summer of 2016 with the closing of Profiles Theater, 2017 was, not surprisingly, peppered with the outing of abuses of power. Amidst a revolutionary nationwide reckoning, Chicago theater has been the theater industry’s example, both of abusers, and of a community coming together to...