Chicago Theater: Relativity

Mike Nussbaum in "Relativity" (Photo by Michael Brosilow.)

The Chicago theater scene has serious star power in May and June — with Stacy Keach embodying Ernest Hemingway in one drama, while Mike Nussbaum portrays Albert Einstein in another play. “Relativity” May 11 to June 18 The 93-year-old Mike Nussbaum is a marvel to behold, commanding stages with his nuanced performances. After playing Sigmund Freud

Chicago Theater: Tracy Letts at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf's Tracy Letts (Photo courtesy of Steppenwolf Theatre Company.)

As spring blooms, local stages are bursting with brand-new works of theater. March and April will be strong months for regional and world premieres. “Linda Vista” March 30 to May 21 Pulitzer- and Tony-winning playwright Tracy Letts is back at his home theater with another world premiere. His previous play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” was the