Two Chicago theatres have liberated Thornton Wilder's warhorse of a play from its nostalgic conventions to deliver productions both radical and real. Why now? Read more
The director Robert Falls made his name putting on groundbreaking shows that examine the psychological wreckage of tortured souls. Now, celebrating 20 years with the Goodman Theatre and settled into fatherhood, he is tackling the story of one of the most tormented fathers ever Read more
Stuart Dybek’s acclaimed short stories draw heavily on his experiences growing up in Little Village. Now his vivid characters are finding new life onstage at Victory Gardens Theater Read more