Cases of mistaken identity can be awkward, funny—even tragic. Sean O’Casey’s play The Shadow of a Gunman plays the scenario out in all three directions. The play is being staged by the Seanachai Theatre Company at the Irish American Heritage Center.
As September draws to a close, Time Out Chicago’s Frank Sennett, NPR's David Schaper and Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times review September's headlines in the latest installment of Month in Review. And the Dueling Critics review the Seanachai Theatre Company'
Chicago has a rich bar culture. And it’s been that way since the early 20th century, when the saloon played an important role for immigrants trying to adjust to American life.Bill Savage teaches Chicago literature and history at Northwestern University during the day.