'A Taste of Things to Come' lacks key ingredients to make it really zing

'A Taste of Things to Come' lacks key ingredients to make it really zing

'Beauty Queen of Leenane': Northlight revives McDonagh play with a light touch

'Beauty Queen of Leenane': Northlight revives McDonagh play with a light touch

The stakes stay high for 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' at Court Theatre

The stakes stay high for 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' at Court Theatre

Both magician and MD, Chicago doctor sees healing power in his hocus-pocus

Both magician and MD, Chicago doctor sees healing power in his hocus-pocus

'Winter's Tale,' 'Sweat,' 'The Music Man' among Goodman's 2018-2019 season

'Winter's Tale,' 'Sweat,' 'The Music Man' among Goodman's 2018-2019 season

No one is spared Ibsen's wrath in Goodman's powerhouse 'Enemy of the People'

No one is spared Ibsen's wrath in Goodman's powerhouse 'Enemy of the People'

Curtain Call — Theater previews and openings March 15-21, 2018

Curtain Call — Theater previews and openings March 15-21, 2018

Winnetka-set musical 'Taste of Things to Come' steeped in 1950s, '60s lore

Winnetka-set musical 'Taste of Things to Come' steeped in 1950s, '60s lore

Theo Ubique serves up intimate, fabulously fiendish 'Sweeney Todd'

Theo Ubique serves up intimate, fabulously fiendish 'Sweeney Todd'

Directors hoping audiences see new relevance in 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'

Directors hoping audiences see new relevance in 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'

At Gift Theatre's 'Hang Man,' ground keeps shifting beneath the guy in a noose

At Gift Theatre's 'Hang Man,' ground keeps shifting beneath the guy in a noose

Chicago Children's Theatre set for 'Epic' interactive production

Chicago Children's Theatre set for 'Epic' interactive production

'Long Way Home' turns Homer's 'Odyssey' into homage to Chicago and its youth

'Long Way Home' turns Homer's 'Odyssey' into homage to Chicago and its youth

Bold, fast and funny, 'Plantation!' is worth a visit at Lookingglass Theatre

Bold, fast and funny, 'Plantation!' is worth a visit at Lookingglass Theatre

Play helps Alcott Prep HS students learn about gender identity — and pronouns

Play helps Alcott Prep HS students learn about gender identity — and pronouns

Two mighty royals face-off in Chicago Shakespeare's powerful 'Mary Stuart'

Two mighty royals face-off in Chicago Shakespeare's powerful 'Mary Stuart'

Northlight Theatre's plans for Evanston location have been scrapped

Northlight Theatre's plans for Evanston location have been scrapped

'Journey for the Sun' is marvelously 'daffy' and loads of fun

'Journey for the Sun' is marvelously 'daffy' and loads of fun

Danai Gurira, Bruce Norris, Tarell Alvin McCraney plays set for Steppenwolf

Danai Gurira, Bruce Norris, Tarell Alvin McCraney plays set for Steppenwolf

'Miss Saigon,' 'Book of Mormon' join 'Dear Evan Hansen, 'Dolly!' for BIC season

'Miss Saigon,' 'Book of Mormon' join 'Dear Evan Hansen, 'Dolly!' for BIC season