Chicago Theatre Workshop is bringing back the earthquakes, tidal waves, and towering infernos with a special filmed version of its production of DISASTER.
Set in 1898, FLYIN’ WEST is the story of Black women pioneers who settled in the town of Nicodemus, Kansas.
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre has announced casting for DEAR BRUTUS by J. M. Barry, surrounding a mysterious country house where the guests explore the temptations within its surrounding woods. This seldom-produced fable for adults from the author of Peter Pan will be directed by Co-Artistic Director Katherine Seigel. Seigel’s Cast includes...
Lionni’s early-reading picture book introduces children to the idea that there is a place for all of us in this world and the importance of artists in our society.
Barrel of Monkeys company members perform THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA. Photo by Evan Hanover. Barrel of Monkeys has announced the 2018-19 season of its long-running original sketch show THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA. Now in its eighteenth year, the production features adaptations of stories written during Barrel of Monkeys’ creative writing residencies in Chicago elementary...
“Only then did we start to explore the transitions in which Laura Eason gives us the repeated stage direction: ‘clothes come off, sex is imminent.'”
As American Theater Company prepares for its 33rd season, Kyle Whalen sits down with Artistic Director Will Davis to talk his creative process, and about the season’s theme “what does it mean to be an American?”
An in-depth conversation with the boisterously honest and unapologetically opinionated Chicago-based playwright.