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  • At 16th Street and Citadel, different takes on territory

    At 16th Street and Citadel, different takes on territory
    Turf struggles loaded with questions of racial identity and privilege erupt in a pair of engaging plays by writers with Chicago roots, each receiving local premieres in suburban theaters. "Broken Fences" Steven Simoncic's "Broken Fences" is being...
  • Contrasts are sharp in 'Clybourne Park'; 'Sovereign Statement' at Neo

    Contrasts are sharp in 'Clybourne Park'; 'Sovereign Statement' at Neo
    "Clybourne Park" Redtwist Theatre has made a cottage industry out of intimate productions of shows that first popped up locally at Steppenwolf, including Tracy Letts' "Man from Nebraska" and Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman." But their latest offering...
  • Plays continue discussions about race that were begun in 'A Raisin in the Sun' [Commentary]

    The first time I saw Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun" I was a young girl, and it was in black and white on television. It starred Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Ivan Dixon, Diana Sands and others from the cast when it was on Broadway. As I...
  • Tonys 2013: 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' wins best play

    Tonys 2013: 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' wins best play
    "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," Christopher Durang's dysfunctional-family dark comedy, was named best play at the 67th Tony Awards, presented Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall. The show stars Durang's longtime muse Sigourney Weaver, along...
  • Math concepts in 'A Parallelogram' a challenge to some audiences

    Math concepts in 'A Parallelogram' a challenge to some audiences
    A refresher course in high school geometry isn't a prerequisite for "A Parallelogram," the play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Norris running at the Mark Taper Forum. But it certainly wouldn't hurt. The four actors in Norris' strange, ambiguous domestic...
  • Theatre Downtown 2013 season includes classics old and new

     Theatre Downtown 2013 season includes classics old and new
    Theatre Downtown has an eclectic season planned, opening with a revival of "Lizzie Borden," an original musical by Michael Wanzie and Rich Charron. Also on the schedule: two shows from classic books, "The Grapes of Wrath" and "A Christmas Carol," and...
  • Jeff Goldblum heading off-Broadway for Bruce Norris' 'Domesticated'

    Jeff Goldblum heading off-Broadway for Bruce Norris' 'Domesticated'
    Bruce Norris, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright of "Clybourne Park," opened his metaphysical drama "A Parallelogram" at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday. The busy New York writer already has his eye on his next play, the politically...
  • Review: 'A Parallelogram' as existential riddle

     Review: 'A Parallelogram' as existential riddle
    A high-toned concept combined with disagreeable characters and a jaded worldview provided the formula for Bruce Norris' bracing retort to "A Raisin in the Sun," "Clybourne Park," the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that became a huge hit at the Mark Taper...
  • Looking ahead: Orlando arts scene in 2014

     Looking ahead: Orlando arts scene in 2014
    The new year brings with it much anticipation as big events crowd the Central Florida arts scene. The biggest news will be the opening of the long-awaited downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in late fall. Florida Theatrical...
  • Theatre Downtown presents Orlando premiere of 'Clybourne Park'

     Theatre Downtown presents Orlando premiere of 'Clybourne Park'
    Home. For many, the concept extends beyond the bricks and mortar that mark where you lay your head. The feeling of home extends to the nearby streets, the friends next door, that cute little house on the corner. So when a neighborhood changes, that...
  • Theater review: 'Clybourne Park' from Theatre Downtown

    Theater review: 'Clybourne Park' from Theatre Downtown
    Chicago is home to the Clybourne Park neighborhood, Bruce Norris' Tony- and Pulitzer-winning play of the same name tells us. But really, Clybourne Park could be any place where people are prejudiced without realizing it, folks dance around issues of...