From iconic institutions to small store-fronts, Chicago’s commercial and nonprofit theaters face an uncertain future

Ji Suk Yi

Mercury Theater

Deb Clapp, Executive Director of the League of Chicago Theatres, discusses the plight of over 250 theaters in Chicagoland. Without easy access to federal aid and no box office income, the theater community is experiencing a wake-up call to mobilize efforts to save an industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

Business News

More Business News

Political News

More Political News

Technology News

More Technology News

Science News

More Science News

Entertainment News

More Entertainment News

Odd News

More Odd News
COVID-19 risk as determined by nonprofit Covid Act Now.

Coronavirus Resources from the CDC

Coronavirus by State

COVID-19 Testing Vs. Confirmed Cases by State

Interactive: Coronavirus Timeline

Ji Suk Yi
Weeknights 7pm JiSukYi

Born in South Korea, Ji Suk Yi immigrated to the U.S. when she was almost five years old. She had an eclectic childhood— a fusion of Southern and Korean American culture. She’s called Chicago home since 2006. (Click for more.)
More Home Page Top Stories