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beyond the rainbow: Court Community Conversations

In conjunction with our production of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf, Court Theatre is presenting beyond the rainbow: Court Community Conversations, a series of curated, community-focused events.

Double Helix, Double Standard

PHOTOGRAPH 51 production dramaturg Derek Matson chronicles the double standards Rosalind Franklin faced in her work and the history of her story.

The Music of Frankenstein

We spoke with two of Manual Cinema’s Co-Artistic Directors, Ben Kauffman and Kyle Vegter, about the role of music in Frankenstein. Both Kauffman and Vegter bring considerable experience in the worlds of composition and sound design to their work with Manual Cinema, helping to immerse audiences in their storytelling with live instrumentation. Read on to learn about their approach to creating the auditory world of Frankenstein.

Live Cinema

To learn more about Manual Cinema’s unique approach to creating theatre, we interviewed Sarah Fornace, Co-Artistic Director of the performance collective and performer in Frankenstein. She shares her thoughts on theatrical adaptation, the legacy of Mary Shelley’s work, and Manual Cinema’s “live cinema” aesthetic.

Q&A: MANUAL CINEMA

We spoke with Manual Cinema about their innovative, interdisciplinary creative process and how it adds new possibilities to a classic story.

Tune in to critics’ responses to RADIO GOLF

Critics across Chicagoland highly recommend August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF, with the Chicago Tribune awarding the production four stars and boldly claiming that “'RADIO GOLF was never considered August Wilson's best — then it came to Court Theatre.” See for yourself what the buzz is about; get tickets to Radio Golf.

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