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‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ at Court: Dissembling, denial and a family on the edge

Mar 23, 2016 – 3:16 pm
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Review: The Court Theatre’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s brutal masterpiece “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” is the blazing star of Chicago’s stage season. Here, with a magnificent cast directed by David Auburn, is a close-up photograph of the human condition at its most vulnerable, unretouched and utterly devastating. ★★★★★

Role Playing: Chaon Cross turned Court stage into a romper room finding answers in ‘Proof’

Apr 5, 2013 – 1:11 am
Actor Chaon Cross credit Joe Mazza

Interview: The interpretive quest that led Chaon Cross to her fierce, blazing portrayal of Catherine, the brilliant but unmoored young woman in David Auburn’s “Proof” at Court Theatre, began in rehearsals with a lot of running around, getting under furniture and throwing things.

‘Proof’ at Court Theatre: Finding love, other prime factors in calculus of life’s choices

Mar 21, 2013 – 11:23 am
Chaon Cross is Catherine in David Auburn Proof directed by Charles Newell Court Theatre 2013 credit Michael Brosilow

Review: ★★★★★

The New Season: Court Theatre maps journey from Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ to a Molière bonanza

Aug 15, 2012 – 4:02 pm
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Seventh in a series of season previews: What begins in September as an ambitious and far-flung season at Court Theatre, with August Wilson’s “Jitney,” ends next spring with nothing less than a prodigious Molière double-header, back to back productions of “The Misanthrope” and “Tartuffe.”