Theater

08.31.2018

Court Theatre’s Spotlight Reading Series puts playwrights of color on center stage.

Summer/18

Lights up on Thomas Christensenʼs Making and Meaning in the American Musical.

11.21.2016

Rae Gray, AB’14, plays an antimonarchist in love with a prince at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Spring/16

Martyna Majok’s acclaimed new play finds light in the dark.

Mar–Apr/15

A popular Theater and Performance Studies course directs students on how to stage terror.
Winter/87

From our print archive: Student actors and directors vie for performance space in a thriving theater scene—thereby repeating history.

08.13.2014

A performance of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind by the Neo-Futurists comes to Washington Park.
08.11.2014

Anna Fishbeyn, AB’93, AM’95, documents her family’s transition from Soviet Russia to America in a one-woman show at the New Ohio Theatre in New York.

May–June/14

Benjamin Recchie, AB’03, is the very model of a modern Gilbert and Sullivan Savoyaire.

Nov–Dec/13

At a memorial service for Bernard Sahlins, friends and family recalled the Second City cofounder’s passion for his work, which in recent years included directing staged readings of verse plays for the Poetry Foundation.

10.02.2013

A fourth-year in the College moonlights as Chicago’s busiest young actor.