Ana Klimchynskaya


The Woman in White, the audience in blankets

A Victorian mystery novel gets adapted for the Lifeline Theatre stage.


October 9, 2012

A play within a play about theater cliches

Put your meta-hat on, because this is going to be one wild ride.


May 20, 2011

Filament's muses sing of fate and tragedy

Filament Theater breaks the barrier between play and audience in Eurydice and Orpheus.


April 29, 2011

"Happiness" examines love and art in academia

"There is a Happiness That Morning Is" delivers love and scandal in iambic pentameter.


April 26, 2011

Arlecchino's Odyssey redefines theater

All you need are words and gestures.


April 19, 2011

Hookups and life of the mind not mutually exclusive

In response to "Nothing U of C about UChicago hook-up site" (April 1)


April 12, 2011

Strawdog Theatre masters classic Russian novel

Strawdog's adaptation captures the essence of The Master and Margarita with an appropriate reverence for the original.


March 8, 2011

Lifeline fails to resurrect Collins's classic mystery

Collins's dynamic characters and narrative structure get lost in translation


March 4, 2011

If two is not a winner, and three no one remembers, what about Number 4?

I Am Number Four makes a muddled mash-up of sci-fi and rom-com


February 18, 2011

Funk It Up suffocates Shakespeare without rhyme or reason

Shakespeare’s universality is buried under unnecessary attempts to modernize him.


February 4, 2011