| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:49 AM
In the 18 months since the profane warrior Celts of the "Black Watch" were last spied in Chicago at the Broadway Armory, Osama bin Laden has been killed, the 2003 war in Iraq has receded further into the shifting sands of history and the careers of...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Two of the most accomplished productions in the history of Chicago theater — "Follies" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and "The Iceman Cometh" at the Goodman Theatre — shared top honors at the Joseph Jefferson Awards, presented Monday night...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Chicago Shakespeare Theater's hip-hop production of "Othello: The Remix" opened Saturday night in London. The show, devised by Chicago's Q Brothers and one component of the massive Globe-to-Globe festival featuring Shakespearean productions from around...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:48 AM
At its 25th summit in Chicago this weekend, NATO will be preoccupied with the tricky business of how to advance its various institutional priorities — like global security and the building of stability — even as its member nations are more...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A potential superhero awaits the unleashing of his powers. Tracy Letts mourns over Moscow. A Chicago disaster is revisited. A young man misses his appointment with Goldman Sachs. Oedipus hits the streets of Los Angeles. Hats fly on the Goodman Theatre...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Should you be overwhelmed by your problems — or maybe you're just involved with someone who considers their personal needs of greater cosmic significance than you think they merit — then an evening spent in the company of Ontroerend Goed...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Chicago Shakespeare Theater said Thursday that it has added a production to its World's Stage series of international touring productions.
The British stage-and-screen actress Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout in the "Harry Potter" films) will come to...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:19 PM
NEW YORK — What with "Ghost,""Lysistrata Jones" and other wearying disappointments, the 2012-13 Broadway season hardly will go down as a banner year for new American musicals. Indeed, should the best-musical Tony Award go, at Sunday night's...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Taking a leaf from the early days of Joseph Papp in New York and endeavoring to increase its own accessibility, Chicago Shakespeare Theater says it plans to tour its "Short Shakespeare" production of an abbreviated version of William Shakespeare's "The...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:18 AM
An answer to a long-standing mystery finally was forthcoming today: What would the organization known as Chicago Muse do with the remaining proceeds from the sale of the Theatre Building Chicago, located at 1225 W. Belmont Ave., to Lukaba Productions?...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Few things are as pleasurable as sitting in a theater alongside those whose expectations are being well and truly exceeded.
Such was the case on Navy Pier this weekend with director Rachel Rockwell's remarkably excellent 70-minute Chicago Shakespeare...