The play possesses needy, quirky characters -- played to the hilt by a potent cast.
As a playwright, Bruce Norris has proven himself a purveyor of unpleasant truths.
An intensely intimate production of likely to generate out-of-town curiosity.
A personal, charming, clever play with a hip-hop bent.
Will be delivering warm-hearted uplift at least until puberty hits.
Playwright Rebecca Gilman contemplates the role of art in depicting disasters.
Earnest drama that carries an emotional impact along with its cautionary message.
The Long Red Road" is a great work for those who adore lovingly detailed depictions of utter misery and despair.
To its credit, "The 101 Dalmatians Musical" is a polished, highly professional affair for kids -- it's directed, after all, by Jerry Zaks, and sponsored by Purina.
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.