Composer Elizabeth Doyle hopes the musical gives audiences a new found appreciation for Daniel Burnham and the White City.
“This play feels resonant and topical to the times we are living in. And that just makes it an incredibly exciting work to bring to the stage.”
Men must pay extra for their tickets to see the feminist play “Women Laughing Alone With Salads” to cover the cost of Illinois’ gender wage gap.
The show, directed by Erik Wagner, with music direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Jessica Texidor, will run at Theater Wit this summer.
The result is an emotionally rich look at dreams pursued, dreams denied, and the struggle to forge a life of value (and values) in America.
In “Flamingo & Decatur,” a most winning tragicomedy of Vegas manners, homes in on generally unexamined aspects of the fabled city.
WEISS: When you combine a New Orleans/voodoo vibe with cutthroat Chicago politics, the mix of passion, betrayal and corruption is irresistible.
James Still’s fascinating fantasia, “The Heavens are Hung in Black,” is now receiving an enthralling Shattered Globe Theatre production.
Based on the sensational Chicago premiere by Kokandy Productions, it is impossible to understand how the show failed to become a hit on Broadway.
The plays will be presented at Shattered Globe’s resident home at Theater Wit.
The Sarah Ruhl play is a rueful, heartfelt, mostly naturalistic little drama about how we live, how we die and how we mourn those we love.
Playwright credits her mother for giving her an early initiation into theater.
Kokandy Productions has gathered a cast of 19 terrific personalities with serious chops, a sensational band, and put its own funky spin on the show.