Far be it from me to suggest that there might be sources of theater news other than OnstageBackstage, or radio outlets other than WBEZ, but I see that last Friday an outfit called Chicago Theatre Off Book
Kelly KleimanStarting tonight (Thursday the 5th), the Gift Theatre will present Ten, a collection of ten ten-minute plays written to celebrate the theater's tenth anniversary by no-slouch playwrights including David Rabe, Eric Bogosian and Stephen Adly Guir
I started to comment in response to this claim that non-whites are disproportionately absent from the theater audience because they just don't care about the art form, or--as the author insouciantly asks, and as You've Cott Mail titled the post--"Is it so bad to admit that theater is for white peopl
Best show of the year in any category: Gary Griffin’s Follies at Chicago Shakespeare. This flawless version of an underappreciated early Sondheim should be remounted somewhere and run forever; there’s not a false note or step anywhere in it.
Kelly KleimanElizabeth Rex: The late Canadian novelist/playwright Timothy Findley teased every dramatic possibility out of the fact that Shakespeare's company performed for the mis-described Virgin Queen on the eve of the exec