The characters in Jake Heggie’s 2000 opera acquire charisma through the unhappiness of their situations and the obsessions that drive them.
You don’t have to be a moron to enjoy John Leguizamo’s new one-man show. But it does help to keep an open mind about just how little you might know about Latin American history.
A discussion about polygamy in modern Muslim culture gives way to an exploration of female friendship in this stirring though incomplete world premiere.
In this urgent and excellent devised piece, the Prop Thtr ensemble lays bare the personal costs of standing up to fascism.
This charming theatrical anthology is probably best enjoyed only by those fans most committed to its namesake.
You know The Sunken Place and The Upside Down, but this skin-crawling world premiere introduces something both new and old as time: The Inbetween.
Both spoken and signed, this production plays its source material twice, spotlighting the disturbing ventriloquism of romantic relationships.
A part of Destinos, the third annual Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, this short-run production is born in joy, lives in anger, and ends in hope.
The local premiere of Leah Nanako Winkler’s play is a busy and beautiful examination of small town life and the loneliness that breeds in its shadows.
Khecari’s new evening-length dance performance builds a dreamlike world of female tenderness, menace and transcendent intimacy.