The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago

I wrote a theater feature for Newcity Magazine's Stage section on how community-engaged, socially-conscious theater is changing the landscape of performance in Chicago. Click here to read the published version of it. Below, I've posted a longer, "uncut" version of this piece, that featured more voices from the different theater organizations/groups/collectives I had the honor to speak … Continue reading The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago

Wade in the Water: A Review of The River Bride at Halcyon Theatre

I wrote a theater review for Newcity Magazine on "The River Bride" at Halcyon Theatre. Click here to read my review. The full text of the article can be viewed below. RECOMMENDED Halcyon Theatre’s all-Latinx cast, part of their commitment to “making the stage as diverse as the city of Chicago,” surfaces playwright Marisela Treviño Orta’s “grim Latino … Continue reading Wade in the Water: A Review of The River Bride at Halcyon Theatre