Month: April 2018

The Doppelgänger (an international farce) | Steppenwolf Theatre, April 17, 2018

The Doppelgänger (an international farce) | Steppenwolf Theatre, April 17, 2018

3.5 OUT OF 4 STARS (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON CHICAGO STAGE STANDARD)   Trying to overthrow a government, reopen a copper mine and then possibly brunch are the weekend plans of wealth British businessman Thomas Irdley in Matthew-Lee Erlbach’s The Doppelgänger (an international farce). When Irdley suffers 

FEATURE: VISUAL ARTS & STORY TELLING | ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

FEATURE: VISUAL ARTS & STORY TELLING | ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON CHICAGO STAGE STANDARD) April 11th, 2018     “I was obsessed with the story,” Annie Leibovitz says about a photograph of her parents at the first-ever MCA Women’s Board Luncheon in celebration of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 50th anniversary. The event was 

Okwui Okpokwasili’s Poor People’s TV Room | MCA, April 12, 2018

Okwui Okpokwasili’s Poor People’s TV Room | MCA, April 12, 2018

3.5 OUT OF 4 STARS (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON CHICAGO STAGE STANDARD) Okwui Okpokwasili’s Poor People’s TV Room is a raw emotional piece that is truly compelling. Two historical incidents in Nigeria drive the artist’s work: The Women’s War of 1929 and the Boko Haram kidnappings of more than