"ADVENTURES IN YES" and "IN THE MOMENT"

Random thoughts about watching, working and living in the arts, from HMS co-founder and executive producer Scott Silberstein. "In The Moment" offers a quick 60-second read about new ideas, events, shows and productions in the HMS world, and "Adventures In Yes" takes a deeper dive into how art and media reflect, define and inspire our world. Enjoy!

May 28, 2019

IN THE MOMENT: "The Mirror"

TL/DR: Another inexcusable moment of institutional racism, another inexcusable "this is not who we are" wet-blanket apology. Face it, folks: if we did it, then it is EXACTLY who we are.

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April 23, 2019

ADVENTURES IN YES: "The Art of Leadership"

TL/DR: Get politicians to talk about the arts, and for better and worse, they'll tell you more about themselves than they might realize. Two cases in point (and studies in contrast): the President of the United States and the newly inaugurated Mayor of Chicago.

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December 17, 2018

ADVENTURES IN YES: "The Year of Chicago Theatre starts January 1. Buckle up, world."

The best stories, told by the best storytellers to the best storylisteners in America. Welcome to 2019, The Year of Chicago Theater.

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November 30, 2018

ADVENTURES IN YES: "We're All In This Together"

There's no way out but through, and no better way through than a theater.

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November 26, 2018

ADVENTURES IN YES: "Just WRITE it."

Facing down writer's block and getting back to work.

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June 1, 2018

IN THE MOMENT: "Good News About the Arts in Illinois"

You read that right. GOOD NEWS ABOUT THE ARTS IN ILLINOIS.

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