| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2012
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....
| May 9, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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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?...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:35 AM
"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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:36 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2012
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...
| Jul 22, 2012
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...