Reviews of Chicago’s stage shows and news from the actors and actresses putting on the performances.
As a regular at the Belmont Avenue folk club Quiet Knight, Buffett became a friend and collaborator with Chicago favorite Steve Goodman.
Steppenwolf’s troubles make it clear that City Hall, business leaders and the philanthropic community must now work together to help preserve live theater.
The digital lottery system offers a limited number of tickets so Chicagoans can see the musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton without breaking the bank. Here’s how to not throw away your shot at the coveted tickets.
Lucia Spina’s performance can feel shockingly down to earth for a stage mother whose delusions of grandeur are her one constant.
The iconic Chicago theater company is the latest of many arts outlets dealing with fallout from the pandemic.
Scotto made her U.S. debut at Lyric Opera of Chicago in 1960, followed by 314 appearances at the Metropolitan Opera in New York from her debut in 1965 to her finale in 1987.
The stage musical, set for the summer of 2024, will feature a book by Taylor Mac, directed by Rob Ashford.
The 55th anniversary edition of the Equity Jeff Awards presentation will take place in the fall.
The glossy new stage musical lets you know with its first big number that this is a celebration of the King of Pop.
Mr. Bragan helped foster the city’s off-Loop theater scene as the owner of Ivanhoe for nearly two decades.
Tony-winning ‘MJ,’ now showing at the Nederlander Theatre, aims to be ‘collage’ of the King of Pop’s life and music.
The cast is up to the demands of this electrifying musical about the torment of mental illness and the often cruelly fickle nature of recovery.
The humanity, wit and open-hearted hope instilled in the immigrant stories of this Albany Park Theater Project production shine through.
This is an abstract work, absurdist if you care to call it that, grounded in the realities of aging but equally informed by the instability of memories and dreams.
This is a show that’s pure fun, blasting a sound worthy of turning up to 11.
Jeffrey Carlson, Chicago actor who played transgender character on ‘All My Children,’ remembered as ‘stellar’ stage performer
Mr. Carlson, who acted at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater as well as the Goodman, died July 6 at 48.
Edward Hall and Kimberly Motes will helm the Tony Award-winning theater company on Navy Pier.
Chicago actor Mark Ulrich will step into the role of Spooner, previously held by Pendleton.
The City Council’s Finance Committee extended the life of the tax increment financing district until Dec. 31, 2027, and gave the development team tackling the project a $27 million city subsidy.
Tempel Lipizzans — extremely rare, highly trained horses expected to be sold in wake of Illinois show’s closure