Articles on Theater


Playbill magazine
“An Issue of Blood” at Victory Gardens
Viola Spolin, pioneer of Chicago improv
Creatures of habit: Actors’ routines
“The Pirates of Penzance” at the Marriott
What Will Wrote: Chicago’s role in the debate over Shakespeare
“The Hunchback Variations Opera”
Christmas theater, past and present
Early African-American theater in Chicago
Censorship in Chicago theater
On fight choreography

Pioneer Press
Behind the scenes of Mary Zimmerman’s “Silk”
Edward Albee interview
David Cromer Q&A on “A Streetcar Named Desire”
John Mahoney discusses “The Seafarer”
A map of David Mamet’s Chicago
Play reviews: “Othello” / “The Adding Machine”  / “Bus Stop” / “Arms and the Man”

Chicago magazine
Tax break for Broadway shows
Jon Langford’s music inspires Mark Guarino’s play All the Fame of Lofty Deeds

WBEZ Chicago Public Radio (audio)
A look back at the 1902 stage version of The Wizard of Oz

The Huffington Post
Some critics enjoy shooting “Buffalo” — A look back at the first reviews of “American Buffalo”

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