Playwright Hansol Jung’s overarching themes ask: What does it mean to do good? How do we decide which sins are forgivable? What actually is love?
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Rather than trusting his audience to keep up with unadulterated Shakespeare, Dowling interpolates bits of modernized spectacle.
For “Rightlynd,” writer Ike Holter pulls out all of the realistic stops, the better to express his disdain for the city’s entire political system.
The precision and ease with which Shane O’Regan swaps dialects and physicalities to embody a total of 24 characters is a sight to behold.
Period characters speak in modern language in the world premiere play by Jen Silverman.
She’s more interesting as one of the first women on the British stage than as a royal mistress in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production.
Shorn of context and with no real framing, it’s frustratingly unclear what playwright/performer Valentijn Dhaenens is using his “mouths” to say.
You don’t want to miss this refreshingly different take on the refugee question and a stimulating story of love finding a way.
Returning to his favorite setting, Idaho, playwright Samuel D. Hunter scrutinizes but never judges his subjects.
A Red Orchid is celebrating its 25 season with a remount of Ionesco’s “pseudo-drama.”
Tennessee Williams’ play remains a work fueled entirely by passionate arguments and salacious secrets.