The League of Chicago Theatres is proud to serve a membership of more than 200 theaters, a rich and varied theater community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters with budgets under $10,000 to major cultural centers with multi-million dollar shows. No other theater service organization in the country has such a diverse theater membership. Whether you call yourself a Chicagoan or are just visiting for the weekend, the League of Chicago Theatres is your source for Chicago theater.
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THEATER REVIEW: 'Mine' at the Gift Theatre ★★★½ THEATER REVIEW: 'Mine' at the Gift Theatre ★★★½ ... "Mine," the very arresting and intensely personal new play by Laura Marks at the Gift Theatre, begins with a you
Watching the kitschy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” in its latest incarnation at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, the ultimate life’s cliche kept popping into my head: Love is hard work. Duh. After two hours of this off-Broad
“You’ll have plenty of time to hold her tomorrow. You’ll have the whole rest of your life.” So says brand-new daddy and eager-to-sleep husband Peter (Gabriel Franken) to his excited but exhausted wife Mari (Hillary Clemens) late on the eve of
And not just sex: elation, camaraderie, play and, of course, mindlessness, frustration and blind rage. The herds explored in BONEdanse’s “bully.punk.riot.” are unquestionably aggressive ones, but the spirit fueling the mass hysteria ranges from
When the lights go up on “Uncle Bob,” Austin Pendleton’s treatise on loneliness, failure and tenuous redemption, the audience is introduced to the title character with a subtle nod to Samuel Beckett’s “Krapp’s Last Tape.” Only instead
The TBS Just for Laughs comedy festival has wrapped for another summer in Chicago, having played out in venues changing from the Chicago Theatre to Stage 773. Here are reviews from select shows over the weekend; check back Tuesday for a report on Bil
THEATER REVIEW: 'The Pride' at About Face Theatre ★★★½ THEATER REVIEW: 'The Pride' at About Face Theatre ★★★½ ... About Face has turned to a richly complex and beautifully wrought British play, Alexi Kaye Campbel
The last time Bill Maher headlined at the Chicago Theatre, he had Ann Coulter along for, forgive me, balance. That, it felt, was a rivalry born in mutual expediency, a mock political debate for the 2009 Speaker Series. Just as Coulter's conservative
THEATER REVIEW: "Ain't No Crying the Blues (In the Memory of Howlin' Wolf)" at Black Ensemble Theatre ★★★ THEATER REVIEW: "Ain't No Crying the Blues (In the Memory of Howlin' Wolf)" at Black Ensemble Theatre ★★★ ..
The national tour of the Broadway hit "Peter and the Starcatcher," a prequel to "Peter Pan" aimed mostly at adults, will stop through Chicago for two weeks next April at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St.