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Casting a black actress (Leslie Ann Sheppard) as Rosalind in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” is an example of how suburban theater updates classics.
Editorial: One role of theater is to challenge our thinking
Building from a story about controversial casting in suburban plays, a Daily Herald editorial expresses support for the power and responsibility of all art to challenge and shape our views of the world.
Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor, right, talks to a committee last February about a plan to ask voters how the chairman should be selected.
Editorial: Rauner veto reinforces local control in Lake County
Legislation vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner would have given Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, above, greater control over paying down the $15 billion backlog of state bills.
Editor: Rauner veto of debt law overlooks opportunities
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