Thanks to Thomas Cott of You’ve Cott Mail for highlighting this article in Crain’s New York Business about the value of collaboration among small arts organizations as typified by the Lower Manhattan Arts League.The league — which includes small groups like Access Theater and large
Kelly KleimanThough most of this weekend's theatrical fun and games are covered in the Dueling Critics' Halloween picks, at least one remains. Searching for Peabody's Tomb is First Folio Theatre's improvement on the traditional Halloween haunted house,
In 1988, Lee Blessing wrote a landmark play called A Walk in the Woods. The story centers on two Cold War arms negotiators, one American and one Soviet, who are locked in a standstill at the bargaining table.
Before 9/11, American journalist Masha Hamilton stumbled across a video of Taliban members brutally executing a woman in Afghanistan. The gruesome footage inspired her to create the Afghan Women’s Writing Project, which helps women in the war-ravaged country share their stories.
We hear that Chicago’s-own Jessie Mueller, soon to make her Broadway debut as the romantic lead in a major revision/revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, has been moonlighting from rehearsals in spectacular fashion.
A new piece in the Stanford Social Innovation Review argues that there are five things considered essential to the success of nonprofits that are, in fact, wastes of time. The author is wrong about every one of them (Don’t use volunteers?
As a member of the Association for Women Journalists–Chicago, I’m looking forward to its panel tomorrow night “Women in the Workplace–Yes, Sexual Harassment Still Exists.” The subject is one of those things, like race discrimination, that we like to think we’ve gotten past. But ask a