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The Last Defender

The Last Defender
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division Chicago

Set during the Cold War, The Last Defender draws on the era's sense of paranoia, and fear of nuclear attack to give audiences a one-of-a-kind storytelling experience. Audiences members become the heroes of the story in The Defenders' underground headquarters. The United States and.... Read More

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Muse of Fire
Redtwist Theatre
Doo Wop Shoo Bop
Black Ensemble Theater
A Loss of Roses
Raven Theatre
The 39 Steps
Theatre At The Center
Othello
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
The Tempest
St. Bonaventure Church
 
Double Text
The Public House Theatre
Byhalia, Mississippi
The Den Theatre
Mutt
Theater Wit
London Wall
The Den Theatre
Bruise Easy
American Theater Company
Alaska
Pendulum Theater Space
 
 
   Performance Spotlight
Year Of The Rooster

Who Are You Calling Chicken? Fighting Fowl in Year of The Rooster

Plays set in rural Oklahoma are rarely expected to be cheerful, but Eric Dufault's Year of The Rooster compounds the hopelessness by locating its economic and existential despair within the brutal culture of competitive cock-fighting. Though usually associated with Latin countries and illegal in the United.... Read More
Mike Nussbaum in The Price

Ten Isn't Enough: Chicago Theater in 2015

It's the changing of another year, and that means retrospectives on the departing season—but how can anyone reduce our city's eight hundred-plus plays to a puny "top ten" list? When I think back on 2015, I recall several moments.... Read More