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Chicago’s Hypocrites, local playwrights at Emerging America Festival 
The festival promises cutting-edge performances by American artists. And this year it may be more closely scrutinized than usual.
(MATTHEW GREGORY HOLLIS)

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Chicago’s Hypocrites, local playwrights at Emerging America Festival

The festival promises cutting-edge performances by American artists. And this year it may be more closely scrutinized than usual.

(MATTHEW GREGORY HOLLIS)

August Wilson’s voice rings clear and strong in ‘Ma Rainey’ 
- Director Liesl Tommy’s fine production reminds us that “Ma Rainey” is about the sustaining power of cultural tradition in keeping the heart of a community beating strong.

August Wilson’s voice rings clear and strong in ‘Ma Rainey’

- Director Liesl Tommy’s fine production reminds us that “Ma Rainey” is about the sustaining power of cultural tradition in keeping the heart of a community beating strong.

Huntington Theatre gets $10 million gift
- At a time when arts organizations nationwide have been struggling with shaky funding, the Huntington Theatre Company has received the largest gift in its 29-year history: $10 million in endowment funding from the Calderwood Charitable Foundation.

Huntington Theatre gets $10 million gift

- At a time when arts organizations nationwide have been struggling with shaky funding, the Huntington Theatre Company has received the largest gift in its 29-year history: $10 million in endowment funding from the Calderwood Charitable Foundation.