Top UK drama critic praises Chicago theatre scene, which includes six TPC theatre spaces.
July 27, 2004
After a six-day, eight-play trip to Chicago, Michael Billington, England's foremost theatre critic, explains what makes Chicago theatre so successful. "[The] mix of raw energy and refined aestheticism makes Chicago one of the world's great cities - and the current theatre capital of America." His article is featured in the UK's Guardian newspaper.
The article praises several Chicago theatre companies including: the Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, and Northlight, all of which have Theatre Projects designed theatre spaces.
The Goodman Theatre
800-seat Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre
400-seat flexible Owen Bruner Goodman Theatre
Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier
525-seat courtyard theatre
300-seat flexible studio theatre
Chicago Shakespeare Courtyard Theatre
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
510-seat Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
Northlight Theatre Company
342-seat flexible theatre (North Shore Center for the Performing Arts)
Northlight Theatre, North Shore Performing Arts Center