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  • En escena en Fort Lauderdale: Los misterios de Agatha Christie

    En escena en Fort Lauderdale: Los misterios de Agatha Christie
    Si lo suyo son las novelas de misterio, de detectives y los crímenes por resolver, el Parker Playhouse tiene en escena una obra que le causará mucha curiosidad. Se trata de la ganadora producción llamada BBC Muders de Agatha Christie, una premiada...
  • Modernism Rules at Yale University Art Gallery Exhibition

    Modernism Rules at Yale University Art Gallery Exhibition
    The Societe Anonyme: Modernism for America Through July 14, Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu   Katherine Dreier (1877-1952), who lived in West Redding and Milford, and among whose close...
  • 'The Childs Child' by Ruth Rendell is sluggish and obvious

    'The Childs Child' by Ruth Rendell is sluggish and obvious
    If there were a Mount Rushmore of English crime fiction, it would feature the chiseled faces of Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell. (Yes, all women, but that's another essay.) Of this august quartet, Rendell is perhaps the...
  • 'Agatha Christie's Poirot and Marple: Fan Favorites'

    Anyone who even remotely knows literary mysteries should have no question which characters are referenced by the name of this newly gathered set. In 11 productions originally televised on the PBS "Masterpiece Mystery!" anthology, David Suchet - whom...
  • Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner

    Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner
    Around the time she turned 35, Stacy Ratner had one of those moments that can propel you to action or into existential despair. "You think, 'OK, I live in a big city, I could get hit by a bus any minute. What is the last thing I did?'" she said....
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
  • Review: 'And Then There Were None' at the Glendale Centre Theatre

    Review: 'And Then There Were None' at the Glendale Centre Theatre
    Entering the Glendale Centre Theatre feels like a cozy step back in time. Visitors are greeted by memorabilia from the theater's 65-year history, furnishings from the past and a casual familial warmth later underscored by Executive Producer Tim Dietlein's...
  • Edwardian Opulence on View at Yale Center For British Art

    Edwardian Opulence on View at Yale Center For British Art
    "Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century" On view through June 2, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-2800, britishart.yale.edu   Think of "Edwardian Opulence," an exhibition on view...
  • Scotland Yard may be for sale

    Scotland Yard may be for sale
    Scotland Yard wants to pull up stakes. One of the world’s most famous police forces unveiled plans Tuesday to sell off its iconic office tower with the revolving “New Scotland Yard” sign out front, a well-known landmark seen in...
  • Twists and turns and a few stumbles in LaBute's 'Forest'

    Twists and turns and a few stumbles in LaBute's 'Forest'
    When two characters in a Neil LaBute play head into a forest — dark and deep or otherwise — one does not anticipate either an enjoyable stay or an easy exit for either party. But the latest LaBute drama, now in its American premiere at the...
  • Left to their own unnerving devices

    Left to their own unnerving devices
    Capable ensembles of early-career actors aren't uncommon in Chicago's huge, non-Equity theater scene — increasingly the preferred theatrical destination for the well-trained and only just out of school. These days, open-minded, risk-inclined...
  • New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars

    New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars
    Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough...