The real question at the heart of this 95-minute, music-infused marathon of a farce – which features two actors playing 13 characters and frequently sharing time at a piano – is whether the performers themselves will make it out alive.
When it comes to the health and maintenance of Lake Michigan, some environmentalists, property owners and even surfers have expressed their concerns. What the future may hold.
How professor Joe Wilkins went from a University of Illinois at Springfield classroom to exploring the dangerous wilds of the Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska.
Police and protesters clash after a fatal police-involved shooting. How can officers and community members come together?
From Civil War memorials to reversing the Chicago River, Geoffrey Baer tells us about the new season of the WTTW documentary series, “10 That Changed America.”
Two Chicago bands get ready to bring the noise this weekend when they make their debuts at the Pitchfork Music Festival.
From traditional smileys and beyond, emoji are ubiquitous in today’s culture. But just when are they appropriate for use in the workplace?
Nearly four years in the making, a plan by Southeast Side residents to build a park for their four-legged friends is coming to life.
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will stand trial Sept. 5 in the shooting death of teenager Laquan McDonald.
Meet a photographer who captures a “culture under threat” in an area named last month by Forbes magazine as one of the 12 coolest neighborhoods in the world.
Chicago police release body camera video of a fatal shooting by one of their own, but it’s not enough to stop more community protests. A live report from the South Shore neighborhood.
In her new book “The Monarchy of Fear,” Martha Nussbaum explores the role that fear may have played in the election of President Donald Trump.
With the 30th anniversary of the Discovery Channel’s popular “Shark Week” fast approaching, the Shedd Aquarium is calling on visitors to help protect a key habitat for “one of the world’s most misunderstood species.”
In the feverish intensity of its emotions alone, this Tennessee Williams revival directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge is grand opera from start to finish.