About 75 minutes into the opening night of A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes last night (June 30), peals of thunder rocked The Second Stage, the Wrigleyville storefront theater playing host to the world premiere of Joshua Rollins's play.Then the heavens opened for a short, violen
Even as Congress and the White House tussle over a Fiscal 2012 budget, the National Endowment for the Arts has spent the last of its Fiscal 2011 cash in a series of grants announced last month in which a number of Chicago organizations picked up federal bucks.Chicago theater industry recipients are
David Kersnar was the only guy minding the store at Lookingglass Theatre Company Saturday night, just 24 hours before the company was to receive the 2011 Tony Award as Outstanding Regional Theatre.He was the only one of the troupe's 38 ensemble members and affiliate
The award-winning Rivendell Theatre Ensemble has announced plans for its first-ever permanent location after 17 years as an itinerant company. The troupe will move into a double storefront at 5779 N. Ridge Avenue (at Glenwood) in the Edgewater neighborhood.