"What's Past is Prologue" is a farewell tribute to founding Remy Bumppo artistic director James Bohnen, who is stepping down from his post in June 2011 after 14 seasons. Bohnen is joined by incoming artistic director Timothy Douglas.
“In Darfur,” by Winter Miller, was ripped from the headlines—of 2004. Unfortunately that doesn’t matter: Sudan’s horrific civil conflicts continue and may intensify despite a wobbly peace agreement reached in 2006.
Michael Sidney Fosberg grew up in a white working-class family in Waukegan. But about 20 years ago he learned that his biological father is black. Monday, Eight Forty-Eight featured a conversation with Fosberg about the discovery of and subsequent reunion with his father.
Michael Sidney Fosberg grew up in a white working-class family in Waukegan but at the age of 34 he learned he is black. Fosberg’s search for his biological father led to decades of self reflection, confrontation and reconciliation.
The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is considered the last European dictator. Under his iron-fisted leadership, speech is severely restricted. Those who criticize his regime end up in prison or worse.