Tag Archives: Steppenwolf

August Chicago Theatre Outlook: The Shortlist

The cast of Steppenwolf’s “Three Sisters” For various life-related reasons, I’ve pretty much checked out of the theatre loop for the past several weeks. So, when I started looking at what shows were out there and where to get back … Continue reading

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See Steppenwolf’s ‘Penelope’ Starring Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy Letts (in a Speedo!)

Four middle-aged men stand in the bottom of a giant pool baring their souls (and their bodies) in a desperate attempt to win the affections of an etherial figure who watches from her plasma TV above, as if the sad … Continue reading

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Three Must-See Chicago Theater Shows

Heading into Chicago in the news few weeks? Make sure you catch any or all of these must-see shows before they fly on out of here.

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It’s a Theater Bonanza in Chicago

The much-anticipated “Red” is playing at Goodman Theatre through October 23. September is typically a busy month for Chicago theatre. But what makes this September stand out for me is the consistently high quality of all the shows I’ve seen over … Continue reading

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Chicago’s theatre scene, second to none

Yes, we’re called “The Second City.” But in my mind, Chicago is second to none. And this also applies for our thriving theatre scene. With more than 200 theatre companies in the city, at any given day there is always … Continue reading

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