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All your home’s a stage

I’m compiling this list of online theater options on World Theatre Day, which feels more than a little ironic. Theaters ...

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Stuart Gordon, legend of off-Loop theater and horror films, dies at 72

When current mystery novelist and former Reader theater critic Lenny Kleinfeld (aka Bury St. Edmund) first met Stuart Gordon in ...

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COVID-19 has Chicago theater down, but not out

Dear Chicago Theater Community, This was not an easy article to write. I recently had the pleasure of being part ...

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Nora Dunn on our first and worst presidents

Two weeks ago, Saturday Night Live alum and west-side native Nora Dunn was in rehearsals at Steppenwolf for the title ...

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Methtacular! returns for an online-only engagement at 16th Street

Steven Strafford was supposed to be live onstage at Berwyn’s 16th Street Theater this month with a remount of Methtacular!, ...

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Take your self-isolation to the sewing machine

Not only is Illinois facing a shortage of surgical masks and respirators, so is the entire world. Bulk purchases of ...

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Teenage Dick livestreams Shakespeare by way of high school

I spend more evenings than most people in the dark with other people, watching yet other people pretend to be ...

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A trillion in coronavirus relief cash! Anything for the arts?

The federal government’s getting ready to unleash a flood of coronavirus relief cash, much of which will, as usual, end ...

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Jokes in the time of coronavirus

click to enlarge dome dussadeechettakul from pexels I’m in a great position going into indefinite isolation, because I get to ...

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From Catholicism to comedy

Comedian Cameron Esposito has never shied away from talking about her personal life onstage. In her reflective new memoir Save ...

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