The Lookingglass Theater Company's motto, "Theater without a net," can usually be regarded as a nice metaphor for its often edgy fare, but in the case of "Hephaestus," the phrase should be taken…
The Shaw Festival of Canada comes to Chicago with a polished, strikingly handsome production of "Saint Joan," demonstrating with aplomb the value of a company that devotes itself to a playwright's…
The latest tuner from the book writers of "Jersey Boys," the world preem of a play by Lynn Nottage and a new collaboration between helmer Robert Falls and thesp Brian Dennehy are all on deck for the…
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's drama about a prep school sex scandal in the late 1980s, "Good Boys and True," is not based on any particular real-life story but could have drawn inspiration from any number…
The most striking visual image in James Thierree's enchanting and visually bountiful nouveau cirque "Farewell Umbrella" is not the titular rain protection, which makes only a brief appearance, but a…
"The Adding Machine: A Chamber Musical" will land off-Broadway at the Minetta Lane Theater in February.
Director and dramaturg Eric Rosen has been appointed artistic director for the Kansas City Rep, taking over the helm of the company in spring 2008.
"August: Osage County," the family drama by Tracy Letts currently previewing on Broadway, surprised no one by dominating Chicago's legit kudos, racking up six Joseph Jefferson Awards Monday night.
Keith Huff's crackerjack two-hander "A Steady Rain" turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche.
Gary Griffin's production of "Passion" is all faithful straightforwardness, putting forth the decidedly unradical argument that what Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musically sumptuous but…
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz is a 17th century Mexican nun, poet, playwright, scholar and feminist, worthy of scholarly and dramatic contemplation. But while she's infinitely interesting, she's also…