Theatre Reviews

Bianca Lozano Sanders and Michael McDonald in Impetere by Nick Pupillo

Visceral Dance: SpringOne

By Colleen Cottet | Apr 15
Visceral Dance Chicago set the Harris Theater aloft with the infinite possibilities of contemporary movement.

’Our Class’ at Remy Bumppo

Our Class

By Rebecca Sarwate | Apr 11
Regular patrons and fans of Remy Bumppo Theater Company will find a departure from themes of social convention and class tensions in the WW II era piece, "Our Class."

Lizbeth Acevedo (center) and ensemble members

God’s Work

By Diane Bushemi | Apr 9
Inspired by a true story, "God’s Work" at the Goodman Theatre follows the children of a cruel fundamentalist preacher.


Theatre Features

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

Yannick Greweldinger, Reinier Schimmel & Silke Hundertmark in "Lebensraum" at ArtsEmerson

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Apr 8
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

 Denzel Washington, left, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson during a performance of "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York

Denzel Washington on ’Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 30
The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life. He’s more like a college kid during finals.