Oct 23, 2013
Noah Haidle's new play goes beyond cute all the way to a vision.
by Tony Adler
Theater Review, Noah Haidle, Christopher Durang, Rag and Bone, Vigils, Mr. Marmalade, Kerry Reid, American Theatre, Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, South Coast Repertory, Smokefall, The Skin of Our Teeth, Thornton Wilder, Anne Kauffman, Katherine Keberlein, Eric Slater, Guy Massey, Catherine Combs, Mike Nussbaum, Kevin Depinet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Cyrano de Bergerac, Recommended
Lit & Lectures,
May 30, 2013
The celebrated playwright and disability rights activist put down her pen for nearly a decade. But in a new novel,
Good Kings Bad Kings, she picks back up where she left off, creating disabled characters who are funny, angry, and vividly human.
by Sam Worley
Lit Feature, Susan Nussbaum, Barbara Kingsolver, Twitter, writing, Carrie Sandahl, profiles, Remains Theatre, theater, Highland Park, Mike Nussbaum, Roosevelt University, Goodman School of Drama, DePaul University, Theatre School at DePaul University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, writers, Mike Ervin, Smart Ass Cripple, blogs, books, Roger Ebert, radio theater, Jerry Lewis, novels, plays, Empowered FeFes, Utne Reader, Access Living, playwrights, Algonquin Books, documentaries, disability, Jerry's Kids, Fidel Castro, Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, disability activism, Venceremos Brigade, Organization of Disabled Revolutionaries
News & Features,
Deanna Isaacs on Culture,
May 23, 2013
After four decades in Chicago theater, the artistic director of Mary-Arrchie gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.
by Deanna Isaacs
Deanna Isaacs on Culture, theater, Mary-Arrchie Theatre, JoAnn DeAngelo, Sam Shepard, James Venturini, Kerry Reid, Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins, Splinter Group, Richard Cotovsky, Tracy Letts, Superior Donuts, Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, Hans Fleischmann, Austin Pendleton, Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co., Southern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC, Wisdom Bridge, Theater on the Lake, Columbia College, Blackbird Theater, Americana Theater, Senn High School, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lanford Wilson, David Cromer, Niles North High School, Jeff Awards, Non-Equity Jeff Awards, Mary-Arrchie Theatre, Angel Island, David Mamet, American Buffalo, William H. Macy, J.J. Johnston, Mike Nussbaum, Jennifer Markowitz
May 3, 2011
by Vera Videnovich
Ads From the Past, Inside the Reader, We're Old, Behind Our Scenes, Ads From the Past, Chicago Reader @ Forty, Chicago Reader at Forty, 1970s, David Mamet, A Life In The Theatre, Gregory Mosher, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Goodman Theater, Ruth Page Auditorium, Stage 2
Performing Arts Review,
Feb 4, 2010
Clifford Odets’s Depression classic gets a gripping treatment