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 …

Theater

Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” is a realistic play that presents an ironic tale of a family living in the Russian countryside. The play opens on a scene with the handsome local doctor Astrov (Marton Csokas), …

Arts & Entertainment

What do you get when you put an escape artist, mind reader, weapon master and magician together? Just one of Forbes’ top five most successful magic shows from around the globe. “The Illusionists – Live …

Arts & Entertainment

On Feb. 11, The Lyric Opera debuted “Carmen,” Georges Bizet’s timeless French tragedy following the femme fatale, Carmen, and her lover, Don José. Written in the 1870s, “Carmen” reflects the lives of outcast gypsies living …

Theater

“Bootycandy,” a new production playing at the Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Rd.), is a semi-autobiographical account of the life of the successful director and writer Robert O’Hara, who grew up a gay …

Arts & Entertainment

In recent months, the Loyola Theatre Department has heralded a number of initiatives to create a more diverse, inclusive and equal learning environment, including holding workshops with students and faculty, taking part in nationwide initiatives …

Theater

As I took my seat and opened my press kit for “Gloria,” Goodman Theatre’s newest show transplanted from a 2015 off-Broadway run, I found a half sheet of paper from the playwright and director of …