Believe it or not, every theater company in Chicago was not doing a holiday play--but many were. Now some of the productions are like the holidays themselves--filled with promise and anticipation, only to make theatergoers wish it was January already!
From Shakespeare’s Richard III to Albee’s George and Martha, the theater is crowded with some rather unlikeable protagonists. The Boys Room at Victory Gardens Theater adds another mean main man to the stage.
Debates earlier this week around the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts has some crying class warfare. Though Oscar Wilde never called for anything like armed conflict, his mockery of the upper crust in Victorian England was revolutionary in its own way.