Set in the Bronx during the Depression, Clifford Odets' "Awake and Sing!" gets juiced with some decidedly contemporary and prototypically Chicago-style acting in Amy Morton's production at Northlight…
The mostly obsolete art of the double bill gets an awfully nice lift.
There's something deeply admirable about the show, although it comes off more numbing than bracing.
There's something remarkably satisfying about watching Tracy Letts do Mamet.
This tribute to sketch comedy ran for nearly four hours and sold out in 15 minutes.
They're campy and they're kooky, quite antic and hopelessly romantic. That's "The Addams Family."
Cirque takes a real slip with this frantic, vaudeville-inspired show.
Set in the Chicago suburbs in the fall of 1963, this easily relatable, deeply felt but overlong new play depicts a Jewish family struggling with personal dramas that reflect larger social changes and…
Chicago honored its own Monday as local productions of recent Broadway shows and homegrown Pulitzer winner "Ruined" led the charge at the Joseph Jefferson Equity Awards.
A vibrantly entertaining, insightful new play about -- wait for it -- professional wrestling.
This well-executed Marx Bros. revival pays tribute even if it never quite makes a case for itself.