Stages, Theater

Review: A Packet of Holiness and Joy, an Hour of Curious Fun by Curious Theatre Branch

How to describe A Packet of Holiness and Joy Will Come to You? (A Fable)? It’s a funny and curious theater piece being staged by Curious Theatre Branch at its […]

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Stages, Theater Festival

30th Annual RhinoFest Brings 41 Fringe Productions: Our Capsule Reviews

The Rhinoceros Theatre Festival, created for the 30th year by Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr, is presenting a full schedule of 41 plays in a six-week performance marathon in […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Feature, Stages, Theater

Dispatch: Theater Directors Dissect Brechtian Experiences at Brecht in Chicago MLA Session

“How did you discover Brecht?” That was the first question asked of the four theater directors by the moderator at this engrossing session on “Brecht in Chicago/Brecht and Chicago.” It […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Review, Stages, Theater

Stage Shorts: Four Plays About Memory, Love and Disaster at Eclectic, Cuckoo’s and Pride

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Welcome to Stage Shorts, our feature that highlights current plays at Chicago’s storefront theaters. It’s our way of covering more of Chicago’s theatrical productions and giving you more choices in […]

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