David Cale creates a vulnerable, complex journey through his childhood memories in this new musical memoir. Ran Xia reviews.
Committed performances cannot rescue a show that loses its way in its own surrealism. Ran Xia reviews.
Buzzing, humming, and full of imagination, this play about a school fight looks at the conflicts of growing up. Ran Xia reviews.
The characters in Christopher Chen’s new play negotiate identity, difference, and what it means to be human. Ran Xia finds that the richly diverse and “wildly talented” cast makes a lasting impression.
The Jungle asks if even the worst of places can become a home. Ran Xia reviews.
Krista Knight’s play looks at a toxic relationship and the shedding of skin to escape it. Ran Xia reviews.
Beckett’s play has never been funnier than in Druid Theatre Company’s production in the White Light Festival. Ran Xia reviews.
Ran Xia reviews Catherine Filloux’s latest play about women in detention.
Is graffiti “the last line of defense for effective advocacy?” Ran Xia reviews Blessed Unrest’s portrait of Chicago’s graffiti scene.
Ran Xia reviews the US premiere of Nikos Karathanos’ update.