Eliza Brown


Find XXX: Does UChicago have one sex culture?


April 26, 2013

Zumba brings jazz-whupping workouts to Ratner

Led by two charismatic instructors, this dance revolution takes on traditional notions of a campus exercise routine.


April 9, 2013

At Lookingglass, millenia-old story’s still got the muse

For its 25th anniversary, Metamorphoses revisits the Lookingglass stage to captivating and nuanced effect.


November 2, 2012

Sondheim production scores points with hat tricks

Chicago Shakespeare Company's staging of Sondheim musical Sunday in the Park with George isn't pointless, it's pointillist.


October 19, 2012

At Goodman Theatre, a simple trick of fate

The Goodman Theatre stages Tennessee Williams's play, in which an aging actress and an aspiring actor grapple with the fleeting power that sexuality affords.


October 9, 2012

Hunger Games more than satisfies audience's appetite

Hunger Games is bound to thrill fans of the dystopian tween series.


March 30, 2012

Theatre Zarko's new production is thin on plot, thick on puppets

"He Who" uses puppets, Latin chanting, and eerie music to explore the patriarchal structure of modern society.


March 6, 2012

Downton Abbey Episode 7: Or, At a Time Like This

“Life is a game in which the player must appear ridiculous”


February 21, 2012

Downton Abbey Episode 6 Recap: Or, Love, Honor, and Ghosts

"All of that unbridled joy has given me quite an appetite"


February 13, 2012

Downton Abbey Episode 5 Recap

In Episode 5 of Downton Abbey, Cora Crawley and Lady Grantham determine that they must find a "more enticing scaffold" for Mrs. Crawley.


February 6, 2012