In full disclosure, this reviewer chose to attend Profiles Theatre’s powerful Annapurna in order to cover the work of an emerging female playwright.
July’s heat beats down and drives even the most hot-blooded Midwesterners to seek relaxation—preferably in the shade, poolside, with a dishy book in one hand and a cold beverage in the other.
One of this summer’s biggest theatrical events has to be the appearance of Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy, Sideways) in Victory Gardens’ production of Death and the Maiden.
Nope. I feel like Clint Eastwood must have directed this as part of some agreement to get to make a movie he actually cares about.
With media attention on the ramifications on bullying at an all time high, now is the perfect time for the Chicago premiere of Carrie: The Musical.
This is basically like The Matchmaker or Doc Hollywood, except without much of the humor and very little of the charm. It’s a solid premise wrapped in poor execution.
Consistently the home to zanily original work, the collective at The Neo-Futurists have outdone themselves with their latest production, Haymaker.
This is a sad, sad, SAD, lovely movie.
Tackling a new venture is sometimes the scariest thing that someone can do. Thus, Northbrook native Mallory Bradford deserves a special round of applause.