The Jungle

Chicago, IL

The Jungle

In a space the size of my bedroom, Oracle Theatre slaughters and carves up cattle, fights for workers’ rights, celebrates a wedding, worships at Christmas, and dies in childbirth. And with rolls of paper and paint, they conjure believable scenes  ...

The Late Henry Moss

Sam Shepard is known for his in-your-face, verbally and physically violent brawls between brothers or between fathers and sons. His plays like “True West,” “Curse of the Starving Class” and “Buried Child” helped Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company create its reputation  ...

Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists:

Do you remember your first look at the so-called Chicago Imagists in Chicago galleries in the ‘60s and ‘70s? Whether you were on your own or in a stroller pushed by your parents, you surely found the art of the  ...

Interview: Seth Bockley, playwright

    Seth Bockley is a Chicago-based playwright, playwright-in-residence at the Goodman Theatre and author of "Ask Aunt Susan," which opened at the Goodman’s Owen Theatre this week. He has been involved with the Goodman for several years  ...

Chicago Architecture:

  Chicago is known for its iconic classic and contemporary architecture, as well as for its famous and eccentric architects, such as Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Perhaps because of that environment, many Chicagoans are  ...

M. Butterfly

Court Theatre is staging its new production of David Henry Hwang's 1988 hit play, M. Butterfly, in Hyde Park. The powerful and tragic story is always fascinating but Court's production on opening night did not flow as smoothly as most shows by  ...

Hubbard Street Dance, Chicago

Hubbard Street dancers (from left) David Schultz, Jesse Bechard and Meredith Dincolo in "Scarlatti" by Twyla TharpPhoto by Todd Rosenberg Hubbard Street Dance Chicago - Fall Series Works by Twyla Tharp, Nacho Duato and Johan Inger Harris Theater,  ...

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Urbana, IL

Hubbard Street Dance ChicagoKrannert Center for the Performing ArtsUrbana, Ill.Sept. 23, 2010http://hubbardstreetdance.com/home.aspThere is a reason why Hubbard Street is one of the most widely recognized names in Chicago’s dance world – they are a company of technical dynamos.At the  ...