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.
Tongue-in-cheek is a hard enough act to pull off; it's even harder to follow up.
A straight-ahead showbiz satire that's cleverly crafted and robustly entertaining, if unsurprising.
After plugging away for years as a playhouse that supported writers without gaining a whole lot of recognition, Chicago Dramatists stands to benefit significantly from its history with "A Steady…
A crafty play inspired by the 1982 balloon flight of truck driver 'Lawn Chair Larry' Walters.
Composer Josh Schmidt is intriguing in that he doesn't follow typical rules of musical theater.
The critical success in Chicago and Off Broadway of his musical "Adding Machine" made composer Josh Schmidt one of the country's most intriguing new voices in musical theater.
This complex piece about the way we communicate and connect never loses sight of the simple.