Beware the easy early laughs of "The Boys Room," a new play by Joel Drake Johnson at Victory Gardens Theater.
A big smiley-face emoticon for "Sex With Strangers," an uncommonly satisfying two-person dramedy about relationships in the iAge.
A series of stage images that provide provocative but not always literal reflections on the text.
A deeply felt, obviously deeply personal work, play can also be deeply powerful, but only in spurts.
Entirely engrossing Steppenwolf Theater production begins a notch quieter than usual and ends quietly as well, in a moment filled with achingly honest vulnerability and tenderness.
A heartland-set ensemble serio-comedy about a group of women in a small Illinois town, "Float" doesn't deliver surprises but generates a good deal of down-home charm.
"Aftermath" certainly makes you wonder why there hasn't been a flurry of Rolling Stones jukebox musicals.
Karen Janes Woditsch nobly embodies Julia Child in an exceedingly likable and convincing performance.
A successful effort at easing away the sense of manufactured entertainment and replacing it with personal expression
Few theaters would seem a more natural match to create a new adaptation of "Peter Pan" than Chicago's Lookingglass.
Pulitzer finalist "The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity" and a revival of the musical "Ragtime" topped Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Equity Awards on Monday night in Chicago.