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Manual Cinema has forged a live, puppet version of 'Christmas Carol,' toned to the traumas of a lonely pandemic Christmas. It begins with Lysol and Zoom.
American Blues is presenting its long-running, old time radio-style show via Zoom this year, performed live each night for the audience from the actors' ag8亚集团官方网站homes.
Porchlight Music Theatre found young performers you haven't seen before and the historic Studebaker Theater as a venue, then added hits ("Les Miz," "Phantom") and forgotten songs from Broadway 1987.
Do not adjust your computer. An unusual and intense Zoom play from Interrobang Theatre replicates pandemic politics and the kind of online exchanges we're suddenly so familiar with.
As presented by Chicago theater company The Roustabouts, this new audio play is about a virus, a liberal community and the present moment. Very scary for your Halloween listening.
The Goodman Theatre's powerful staging of Arthur Miller's classic would go on to Broadway and win four Tony Awards. A Showtime film of that production is now available to watch for free through Oct. 25, and should not be missed.
As "Peacebook" turns to video, we get authentic stories set in North Lawndale, a brave account from performance artist Sami Ismat and others, about two hours in all.
No real position but a whole history of judgements. The Neo-Futurists write "45 Plays for America’s First Ladies" for this year's election season.
"The Beatrix Potter Drive-In Theatre Experience" at Chicago Children's Theatre is a blissful escape in a parking lot with some favorite children's stories.
The streamed British production of "Romantics Anonymous," directed by Emma Rice, is presented for Chicagoans by Chicago Shakespeare Theater. It is what people used to call a whimsical musical.
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You can stream from ag8亚集团官方网站home the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of "One Man, Two Guvnors."
“Teenage Dick” is a riff on Shakespeare's “Richard III” and a critique of his portrait of disability. Thanks to Theater Wit, you can watch from ag8亚集团官方网站home.
Alone on a completely empty stage, Henry (Scott Sawa) spends a good deal of time lying — about his parents, about his life, about himself.
There's a new title and new approach for what was "Legends the Musical (A Civil Rights Movement)" at Black Ensemble Theater.
J. Nicole Brooks didn’t really want to write about the former mayor of Chicago in "Her Honor Jane Byrne" at Lookingglass Theatre.
Martin McDonagh’s intense play used to be about the right of a writer to write his gruesome tales. Now we're not so sure.
You get your own copy of the U.S. Constitution at the conclusion of this Broadway play, now on tour at the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago.
The Chicago heroine of Erika Erica L. Sánchez’s novel comes through in this new stage adaptation for Steppenwolf for Young Adults.
Does this company experiment with the new or preserve the legacy of its famous founder? Both. Four stars for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre's current tour.
Sophisticated theater? No. But if you're in the audience, you'll find yourself opening up to this warm, welcoming, truly talented cast.
The company is back at the Auditorium, here with a mishmash of cultures, but you can’t take the Irish out of Trinity Irish Dance.
Based on the award-winning book, "Middle Passage" manages to be both a fun outing for older families and a slavery story worth studying.
Sure, it's awful. No, I can't possible recommend it. But still people keep coming. And keep enjoying themselves.
Factory Theater has created a cozy Cleveland bar for the world premiere of “Last Night in Karaoke Town."
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