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The venerable off-Loop operation known as a the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company has announced its 27th season. The slate begins with Sam Shepard’s drama "Geography of a Horse Dreamer" in September (Carlo Lorenzo Garcia directs), followed by "a Mary-...
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Few realizations are as painful in life as the one that comes to a previously generous person, fallen on hard times and made suddenly and brutally aware that the quality of kindness among homo sapiens is neither reciprocal nor ubiquitous. That's...
Can "The Birthday Party" be celebrated in a wide-open space? It depends, surely, on the intent of the event. As the history of the 20th century teaches us, and as the Nobel laureate Harold Pinter understood at a very early age, unwanted, destructive...
With Scrooge back under wraps, it's time for the 2013 winter theater season to begin in earnest. There's an especially strong slate of classical works opening between now and the end of March, but the offerings also are as diverse as ever. Among the...
The one art house cinema in town to regularly spotlight the work of local filmmakers, the Siskel Film Center, brings back a handful of its more popular Chicago-made films of the last year, including "Band of Sisters," the documentary about nuns' views...
David Schwimmer, the Lookingglass Theatre ensemble member and movie and television star, will perform in the New York premiere of Lisa D'Amour's "Detroit," Playwrights Horizons announced Monday. "Detroit" premiered in Sept. 2010 at the Steppenwolf...
A production of Harold Pinter’s “The Birthday Party” directed by Austin Pendleton, a fresh staging of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Broadway hit “Good People,” a new play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, a remounting with a new...
"Detroit," the well-received new play by Lisa D' Amour that premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago last year under the direction of Austin Pendleton, will make its New York bow at Playwrights Horizons in that non-profit theater's 2012-13 season,...
Steppenwolf Theatre Company said Sunday that the National Theatre in London will produce Lisa D'Amour's "Detroit" in May, 2012. This will not, though, be the Steppenwolf production of the play (as was the case in 2008 with Tracy Letts' "August: Osage...
Culture MonsterLisa D'Amour, the playwright of the Broadway-bound "Detroit," and Melissa James Gibson, the writer of "This," are the winners of the prestigious Steinberg Playwrighting Award, which honors achievements by playwrights every two years....
The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Detroit" â˜…â˜…â˜…Â½ Through Nov. 7 at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.; Running time: 1 hour, 40 minutes; Tickets: $20-$73 at 312-335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org Itâ€™s high time indeed for a major new play about the soul-...
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