Kenjiro Lee

CONTRIBUTIONS

Theater[24] Gets About As Mathematic As It Can Get

UChicago thespians spend a night at Reynolds Club solving math questions with theater.

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October 12, 2019

Trapped in a World of White People

Maroon TV’s “Writer’s Room” portrays the invisibility of people of color in white-dominated institutions, and the many frustrations that follow.

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May 31, 2019

For Your Consideration: “Hadestown,” Now On Broadway

"Hadestown" sets the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in a post-apocalyptic world with outstanding success.

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April 21, 2019

Now With International Fame, "Kim’s Convenience" Strikes Again

The new season of "Kim’s Convenience" offers insightful depictions of Korean-Canadian family dynamics in episodes seasoned with humor and drama.

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April 15, 2019

Hedwig Creator Brings Songs, Stories, and the Wig to Chicago

John Cameron Mitchell unpacks the creation and enduring significance of “Hedwig” on stage.

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March 15, 2019

The Strange and Metatheatrical "Don Gil"

Though the audience mostly remained separate from the action of the story, the characters seemed almost constantly aware that there was a large crowd of people watching them and occasionally interacted or messed with audience members as they saw fit.

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March 11, 2019

Dean’s Men Deliver an Intriguing Take on the Scottish Play

The second encounter with the witches was, in all seriousness, the best version of this sequence I’ve ever seen, executed in a spectacular way I have never witnessed prior to this rendition of the Scottish Play.

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February 25, 2019

In Chicago, Puppets Take Center Stage

This year’s Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival showcased a wide variety of puppeteer groups who pushed the medium to its thematic and artistic boundaries.

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January 31, 2019

A "Familiar" Tale of Family and Love

“Hilarity and drama ensue” as a family attempts to perform a tradition wedding ceremony.

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November 29, 2018