HuffPo review: ‘Rent’ and ‘Tick, Tick… Boom’ Rock Out Chicago (Well, Almost…)

It’s a Jonathan Larson summer in Chicago. Currently, the genre-defining musical theatre composer is receiving productions of his two major shows by a trio of distinguished local theatre companies. Tick, Tick… Boom!, which is essentially the precursor to Rent, is a largely autobiographical musical about the late composer’s artistic struggles as he begins to ease… Read More HuffPo review: ‘Rent’ and ‘Tick, Tick… Boom’ Rock Out Chicago (Well, Almost…)

About Face Theatre’s ‘The Kid Thing’ is a thoughtfully conceived conversation starter

The cast of About Face Theatre’s “The Kid Thing” For most of my young adult life, the concept of wanting kids totally eluded me. It wasn’t even worth discussing with my partner of 10-plus years because I couldn’t even imagine it. And, to some extent, neither could he. Then, not too long ago, the discussion… Read More About Face Theatre’s ‘The Kid Thing’ is a thoughtfully conceived conversation starter