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.
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