The Greatest Musicals Ever
A Conversation with Chris Jones
About the Event
As theaters begin to reopen, join us for a conversation with renowned theater critic Chris Jones on the most fascinating Broadway musicals from 1945 to 2016. Looking across more than seven decades of musicals, we will discuss the evolution of this powerful art form.
Editorial Page Editor, Chicago Tribune
Chris Jones is the editorial page editor of the Chicago Tribune after spending two decades as the Tribune’s theater critic, although he continues to cover the performing arts going forward. He recieved his PhD in theater in 1989 and has taught undergraduate and graduate classes for more than 25 years. He is the author of both Bigger! Brighter! Louder!, published by the University of Chicago Press, and Rise Up! Broadway and American Society from Angels in America to Hamilton, published by Bloomsbury/Methuen.