Cover artwork of the Season in review 2020/21: A group of friends open a time capsule labelled 2020.
Chicago Season in Review 2020/21: A Season in Transition
Chicago Banner for Season in Review 2020/21
Artwork by Bekka Lindstrom, Drawings by Ian Sklarsky

Reflecting on the past year in the Chicago region, our theatre community moved through uncertain circumstances. The pandemic, a polarized political environment, and issues of equity, public health, and diversity set the context for a season in transition. Throughout it all, regional membership endured with signature resilience. Members honed their craft, developed work, created their own opportunities, or simply took the time to care for themselves and the community. In this season in review, we acknowledge various phases of transition, highlighting process over product and the enduring spirit of members.

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Dolores Díaz
Dolores Díaz

is a Chicana playwright, composer, lyricist, and librettist, originally from the border city of Laredo, Texas. She serves as the DG Regional Rep for Chicago.

Derek McPhatter
Derek McPhatter

is a composer, lyricist, playwright, and librettist. He is committed to new work that engages diverse communities, emphasizing narratives at the intersection of race, class, gender, sexuality, and technology.