Theater

Just two nights before he took the stage for 549 people at the sold-out Broadway Playhouse, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett was entertaining a crowd 40,000 people larger at Wrigley Field. Reporter Chris Jones of the Chicago …

Theater

In the era of shows like “Hamilton” or “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Something Rotten!” will likely go by the wayside within the next ten years. The show, playing now at the Oriental Theatre, has moments of …

Theater

Those who’ve taken an acting class at Loyola in recent years may find a familiar face gracing one of Chicago’s biggest stages. Jonathan Weir, an adjunct theater professor in the Department of Fine and Performing …

Theater

Chicago continues to lure some of Broadway’s biggest hits to its theatres, and “Aladdin” is the latest show to make an extended visit to a Windy City stage. The North American tour of the Disney …

Theater

“We paid to watch them clean?” That was the comment a woman seated directly behind me made during the opening moments of Lookingglass Theatre’s newest play, “Beyond Caring.” I turned around at the conclusion of …

Theater

The story of “Romeo and Juliet” is arguably one of the most well-known in the Western world. The Loyola Theatre Department’s production of the play, however, explores the story in ways audiences might not expect. …

Arts & Entertainment

From national tours to intimate storefront theaters putting on world premieres, Chicago and the surrounding suburbs are home to some of the nation’s top theatres. Whether you’re looking for a fun night out or an …

Theater

On a certain level, it feels irrelevant to discuss whether or not Steppenwolf for Young Adult’s (SYA) production of “Monster” is good (don’t worry, it is). Thee play’s identity lies not in its quality, but …