Theater

Lovers and Other Strangers
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Lovers and Other Strangers

The Community Players are beginning the year with their production of Lovers and Other Strangers, a series of five comic ...

Let’s Talk About Critics
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Let’s Talk About Critics

  Hedy Weiss, a theater critic from the Chicago Sun-Times, caused an uproar when, in a review for Steppenwolf Theatre’s production ...

REVIEW: Luna Loba VIII Moon of Floods: Part 2
January 3, 2018 No Commentby

REVIEW: Luna Loba VIII Moon of Floods: Part 2

Luna Loba VIII is, “Performance art, sound, body/voice, video. Female + gender neutral artists exploring home, water, flood, cleansing, destruction, ...

Wilbury’s <i>Church</i>: Drinking the Kool-Aid
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Wilbury’s Church: Drinking the Kool-Aid

The goal of a 12-step program is not to get you to climb up high enough to jump and kill ...

A Conversation About Church
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

A Conversation About Church

[See “Wilbury’s Church: Drinking the Kool-Aid” for our review.] Motif writer Kevin Broccoli talks with Brien Lang and Phoenyx Williams — ...

Revue Year's Eve at AS220
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Revue Year’s Eve at AS220

It’s New Year’s Eve. The holidays are over. You’ve seen all of your family, you’re fat with love/comfort food and ...

Steve Kidd Shines in Hilarious Santaland Diaries
December 19, 2017 No Commentby

Steve Kidd Shines in Hilarious Santaland Diaries

  The Gamm Theatre is providing a burst of holiday cheer with its presentation of The Santaland Diaries, a hilarious ...

Gabriel: Men Being Men and Women Being Men
December 13, 2017 No Commentby

Gabriel: Men Being Men and Women Being Men

Men telling women what women want in defiance of their own expressed wishes is a long tradition, eerily echoed in ...

Letter to the Editor: The Slave at Mixed Magicwith
December 6, 2017 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: The Slave at Mixed Magicwith

In regard to your recent review of The Slave, I had to read it more than a few times to be ...

Working Girls Juggle Romance and Work in Barker's
December 5, 2017 No Commentby

Working Girls Juggle Romance and Work in Barker’s “Romantic”

  Playwright Wendy Wasserstein explores the internal struggles faced by a pair of young working women in Isn’t It Romantic, ...