Story | Aug 5, 2014 | 10:00 PM
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Column | Aug 11, 2014 | 2:16 PM"Make no little plans" long has been the mantra of this city, a common justification for our hubristic plans for the skyline or lakefront, often trumping fiscal prudence. But between 11 o'clock in the morning and 11 at night on Sunday, a stretch of theatrical time so voluminous as to permit nothing else in the day, a small and poor Chicago theater company took Daniel Burnham's words as narrative challenge, laying out, in one colossal fully-produced endeavor, all of the great Greek stories that nursed Western civilization, all the stories that begot all our other stories, all our attempts to wrestle civilization and democracy out of our incessant natural savagery.
Column | Jul 24, 2014 | 4:53 AM
Story | Jul 28, 2014 | 1:15 PM
Story | Jul 7, 2014 | 3:39 PM
Except for the existing Museum Campus, starting with the monstrosity of the intrusive McCormick Place east of Lake Shore Drive, the entire lakefront and our public parks are in constant danger of exploitation by commercially motivated and special...