What do the famous playwright’s 400-year-old theater works have to say about our own divided age? Plenty.
“Spotlight” might have made journalists trendy, but the media is just the starting point for these two Chicago stage plays.
Chicago Shakespeare Company’s yearlong festival shows how the playwright’s themes can be adapted to all times and all places.
The playwright and author of The Raid says he’s not a shock-monger, though.
The storefront theater is shutting down at the end of this season. The artistic director just doesn’t have the energy anymore.
Penn’s silent partner on the magic he’s devised for Shakespeare’s The Tempest
Local playwrights revisit the prescient writer’s work in a weeklong festival of new dramas.
Paparelli was one of the most socially engaged theater artists in the city.
Three political plays this spring engage in contemporary American issues.
Two recent daylong shows prove that audience attention spans are as long as ever.