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Get Out Alive | Steppenwolf LookOut Series, February 2nd, 2020

Get Out Alive | Steppenwolf LookOut Series, February 2nd, 2020

FEATURE (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Mental health is not easy to talk about sometimes, let alone the vulnerability to talk about your own personal journey in front of a bunch of strangers. Art can help heal unseen wounds and Nikki Lynette’s Get Out […]

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 […]

Breach | Victory Gardens Theater, February 16, 2018

Breach | Victory Gardens Theater, February 16, 2018

3.5 out of 4 stars (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON CHICAGO STAGE STANDARD)     Playwright Antionette Nwandu’s latest work to hit the Chicago stage is a “love letter to black women” entitled Breach: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from […]

Between Riverside and Crazy | Steppenwolf Theater, July 6th, 2016

Between Riverside and Crazy | Steppenwolf Theater, July 6th, 2016

Between Riverside and Crazy will send you on an emotional rollercoaster with ex-cop Walter “Pops” Washington and his ex-con son Junior. Pops struggles to hold his family together, while waiting on the impending verdict of his lawsuit against the police department. This contemporary piece unapologetically […]