Martin McDonagh’s bedtime fable set in the grips of a totalitarian state is a familiar and oppressive nightmare.
Based on the award-winning book by local author Erika L. Sánchez, adapted by Isaac Gómez and starring ensemble member Karen Rodriguez, SYA’s production finds the stars all aligned.
March is a month for big-name companies and a wealth of fresh new work.
Directed by Wardell Julius Clark, the local premiere of James Ijames play asks for only one thing: that we listen.
The regional premiere of Leslye Headland’s play promises a “sexy psychological thriller” but leaves its audience waiting for take off interminably.
Lydia R. Diamond’s play of privilege and all it entails returns to Chicago fresher than ever.
Looking forward to look back. Also: looking forward to look forward. Just another month o’ plenty here in the windy city.
The real poison at work here isn’t strychnine or hemlock, it’s a dreary self-seriousness that leaches the play of any hint of wit, humor and humanity.
The secret of this new musical’s success is its strong female leads and an impressive catalog of songs.
Brandon Thomas’ 1892 farce is even better seen than remembered.