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Playbill to Celebrate Gay Pride

By EDGE | Apr 17
Playbill iconic yellow and black logo seen in programs both in New York and around the United States gets a new look, at least for the month of June.

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Theatre Reviews

Meesh (Caroline Neff) and Manda (Zoe Perry) in Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production of ’The Way West’

The Way West

By Christine Malcom | Apr 18
In a modern-day California town that’s seen better days, Mom shares death-defying tales of pioneer crossings with her two squabbling adult daughters as she waits for her bankruptcy to come through.

Chloë Grace Moretz plays the survivor of a gunman’s attack on a school in this play by Scott Z. Burns

The Library

By Daniel Scheffler | Apr 16
Steven Soderbergh directs this stark new play about the aftermath of a high school shooting, now playing at The Public Theatre.

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.

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Theatre Features

Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

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.

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