"The Homosexuals" ends up a bit like the lives of the characters it depicts -- filled with hope, mixed with cynicism, and ultimately acknowledging that the effort itself is perhaps paramount to the…
"The Last Act of Lilka Kadison," represents another ideal example, a modest, somewhat transparent memory play lifted to surprising heights of beauty by animated design work, an astoundingly sharp…
Playwright Keith Huff, who spent years in the Chicago storefront trenches before achieving recording-breaking Broadway success with the Daniel Craig-Hugh Jackman starrer "A Steady Rain," is awfully…
A poignant play about illness, death and personal choice, "The Outgoing Tide" is nothing if not intensely relatable.
There's not one but two plays-within-a-play in Sarah Ruhl's "Stage Kiss," a highly meta-theatrical, fundamentally enjoyable, slightly slight, not-so-romantic comedy pondering the complexity of…
Playwright and director Chay Yew will be the next artistic director of Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater.
This could have been just an exercise in nostalgia, but this American Theater Company staging turns out to be something more sincere and surprising.
The Whoopi Goldberg-backed new rock musical about a neo-Nazi band making it in the mainstream is well-intentioned but over-blunt.
Work occupies a recognizable but limiting middle ground, too tied to its source to explore its own milieu.
Charlie Sheen makes you ponder ever so slightly whether the opening debacle in Detroit was part of the Warlock's grand plan.
Play places Jane Austen's characters and language on such a pedestal that it creates a studied aloofness.