By Chris Jones
The Chicago of at the present time, nevertheless, is considered one of many world’s ultimate towns for theater, and nobody has had a extra constant front-row seat to its ascendance than the Chicago Tribune theater critics. Bigger, Brighter, Louder weaves jointly greater than a hundred and fifty years of Tribune reviews right into a compelling narrative, pairing complete reports with statement and historical past. With a pointy eye for telling info and a willing experience of historic context, Jones, longtime chief Tribune theater critic, takes readers via a long time of highs and lows, successes and failures.
The publication showcases interesting early experiences of actors and exhibits that might cross directly to in attaining exceptional luck, together with a tryout of A Raisin within the Sun with newcomer Sidney Poitier and the 1st significant evaluation of The Producers. It additionally delves into the infrequent and the weird, resembling a formerly unpublished Tennessee Williams interview and a protracted dialog with Edward Albee’s mom. With reports from Claudia Cassidy, Peregine Pickle, William Leonard, and extra, many by no means gathered earlier than, Bigger, Brighter, Louder deals a distinct lasting checklist of an ephemeral paintings and a riveting examine the background at the back of Chicago’s upward push to theatrical greatness.
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