It's hard to think of a harder piece of realistic fiction to adapt to the stage than Edith Wharton's 1911 novella.
The musical based on Studs Terkel's book returns to Chicago, where Terkel's subjects first told him of their frustrations and aspirations in equal measure.
Bold would unquestionably be an accurate description of Thomas Bradshaw's satirical "Mary," a prickly prod of a play.
If life is a big meal, we should chew it thoroughly and taste it well before we get our last plate.
Despite emotional performances and elegant direction, Brett Neveu's new play "Do the Hustle," the story of a lowly father-and-son con team receiving its premiere at Writers Theater outside Chicago…