A trilogy for times of terror

The world of quarantine is paradoxical, with our immediate environments smaller and more constrained even as the big existential issues grow ever more ominous. What does it mean to live, to love, to dream in such circumstances?


A trifecta of plays I watched online recently, all with Chicago roots and all recorded from the Time Before Covid-19, address those questions in dramaturgically divergent but compelling ways. Collectively, they've probably affected...