The first thing to know about The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later is that it’s not really about gay-bashing or the Matthew Shepherd murder at all. It’s about how lies and dishonesty take over from the facts– and about who decides what things are really about.
Strawdog'sThe Petrified Forestis an old-fashioned show in the best sense of the term, developing its conflicts and characters leisurely so that by the time things come to a head, the audience is deeply invested.
Just one item this week, but it's one that haunts me as I set out to finally buy an iPhone. As a benefit for his home ensemble A Red Orchid Theatre, Lance Baker will perform Mike Daisey's monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs for one night only, this Monday, March 5, at 8
Chicagoans are big planners, or so we claim: the hoary "Make No Little Plans" has become a kind of civic mantra. And Jonathan's proposals for inclusion in a new Cultural Plan are fine responses to that commandment.