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  • Artistic directors protest firing at Jewish theater

    Artistic directors protest firing at Jewish theater
    Several Chicago-area artistic directors have signed an open letter protesting the firing of Ari Roth, the artistic director of Theater J in Washington, D.C. Although the stated cause of Roth’s firing last week was insubordination, Roth has said in several interviews with the Washington-area media¬† that his firing was due to his programming of work critical of the State of Israel at Theater J, one of the nation’s leading Jewish theaters.
  • Well known Chicagoans name their holiday family classics

    Well known Chicagoans name their holiday family classics
    What makes a holiday film, play or TV show a classic? For many, it's because watching it brings back fond memories of holidays past. For some, it's because the film offers an important message for the season. And there are those who just like spending the...

    For 'Airline Highway,' Lisa D'Amour knows New Orleans

    For 'Airline Highway,' Lisa D'Amour knows New Orleans
    When Lisa D'Amour wrote "Detroit" — a play that premiered at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre in 2010 and went on to New York and London's National Theatre and became a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize — it seemed like she knew the Motor City...

    A holiday message from Chicago's theaters

    A holiday message from Chicago's theaters
    It's that time of year again, and you know what that means — The Theater Loop's annual holiday video message! This year, 38 theaters and productions participated in the video. The theaters shown here — featuring hundreds of actors,...

    REVIEW: 'Airline Highway' at Steppenwolf Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Airline Highway' at Steppenwolf Theatre
    "In the beginning," observes a dying character in Lisa D'Amour's fascinating new Steppenwolf Theatre Company drama, "Airline Highway," "there was sex." Miss Ruby, who is played by the remarkable actress Judith Roberts, and whose imminent demise is the...