Theatre Reviews

Animal Farm

By Diane Bushemi | Oct 20
Steppenwolf for Young Adults explore the theme, "Create a Movement: The Art of Revolution," with a beastly good George Orwell classic.

Evil Dead: The Musical

By Beth Dugan | Oct 20
Enjoy a parody musical of the Sam Raimi horror franchise where five college kids spending Spring Break in a cabin with the Sumerian version of the Book of the Dead.

Hubbard Street + The Second City: The Art of Falling

By Colleen Cottet | Oct 20
Taking two art forms, that of dance and sketch comedy, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Second City joined forces to meld the two together to create 'The Art of Falling.'


Theatre Features

Playwright Billy Porter Wants to Live

By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 14
Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter opens up about his latest stint as playwright on the semi-autobiographical play "While I Yet Live."

Robert Patrick: One of Nation's Oldest Gay Playwrights on Being Part of Theater History

By Henrik Eger | Oct 10
Robert Patrick is the author of "Kennedy's Children" and "The Haunted Host," one of America's oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. He opens up about his colorful past in this interview.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

By Michael Cox | Oct 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.