Charles Newell says he chose this vintage 1930s Kaufman & Hart comedy to launch his tenure as the Court Theater's new artistic director because the play's themes of seizing opportunities and taking…
Steppenwolf's attempt to stage Anthony Burgess' cult classic novel is an unfortunate example of an abundance of theatrical spectacle masking serious performance problems.
Also with: Tyrone Beasley, Lori Tan Chinn, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Del Close, David Anzuelo, Portia Johnson, Anjul Nigam, Ernest Perry Jr.
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Alan Bennett penned these three monologues for British television, where they aired in the late 1980s. But as evidenced in this Steppenwolf production of "Talking Heads," the exquisitely crafted…
Gabriella/ Musical numbers:"La Forza del vino et morte,""Someone Is Calling Me Home, ""Did You Want to Hear a Country Tune?,""Hog Butcher's Daughter,""For Better, for Worse,""Antonio's…
This loud, Broadway-bound, intermissionless musical journey through the songs of rock 'n' roll tunesmiths Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller is badly in need of a director and choreographer with a better…
An improvisational theater company founded in the Netherlands in 1975, Dogtroep has performed in or on such unusual venues as airline terminals, barges , beaches and viaducts. The Intl. Theater…
"Get Ready" is a limp script about the Doves, a '60s R&B group whose members are attempting a comeback after splitting up years ago. Jaye Stewart and Joe Plummer's book dwells incessantly on the…
Alan Ayckbourn's 46th play, receiving its North American premiere during the fifth biennial Intl. Theater Festival of Chicago, is a cleverly conceived but overly plotted work. As it now plays…
Serving as both adapter of Don DeLillo's acclaimed novel and director, Steppenwolf ensemble member John Malkovich has delivered what amounts to a stillborn new play.