Category Archives: American Players Theater

Two critics, Three Hotels: Bluebird Arts Presents Baitz’s Morality Play


Plus, Jonathan recommends Endgame and King Lear at American Players Theater in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

Wastwater at Steep Theatre: What’s that about still waters?

On WDCB on Sunday, we discuss the US premiere of Simon Stephens’ play at Steep, and then K. recommends the two plays she saw at American Players Theatre up in Spring Green, WI.


Farce, Comedy of Manners, or Neither? A Pitched Battle Over Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight

We can’t agree about Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight at Windy City Playhouse.  Then K. thrusts upon you her opinions about Othello, An Iliad and Seascape at American Players Theatre in Wisconsin, and J. parries that there are 240 theaters right here in the Chicago metro area and that the upcoming fall season will reward your attention.

Trap Door’s Universal Wolf, APT’s Streetcar Named Desire, the Equity Jeff Nominations and the Chicago Dancing Festival

J. and K. growl at each other over The Universal Wolf at Trap Door Theatre; K. waxes lyrical over Isadora Duncan & Martha Graham at the Chicago Dancing Festival and Tennessee Williams & William Brown at American Players Theatre; and J. blesses this year’s nominations for the Equity Jeff Awards.

American Players Theater at Spring Green: August 9, 2013 (Episode 5)

The DCs debate The Two Gentlemen of Verona and discuss the balance of the Spring Green season, including Hamlet, Rosencrantz, Dickens and Maugham.  Plus individual picks and our take on the Silk Road Rising/Invasion!/Hedy Weiss/Sun-Times controversy.