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.
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…
This winter, the blizzards in Chicago aren't solely of the meteorological variety.