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  • Angels, muses and fathers deliver in lovely 'Once'

    Angels, muses and fathers deliver in lovely 'Once'
    "How's the heart?" says the Da of the Guy in "Once," the exquisitely crafted, gorgeously resonant and wholly not-to-be-missed Broadway musical that has arrived in Chicago for just three weeks, its newly formed (as in, this is their second week out)...
  • Sting sails to Chicago for pre-Broadway tryout of 'The Last Ship'

    Sting sails to Chicago for pre-Broadway tryout of 'The Last Ship'
    Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, better known as Sting, will tryout his new Broadway musical in Chicago this June, confirming previously published expectations. "The Last Ship," as the show is known, will be drawn from the singer's childhood experiences in...
  • 2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you

    2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you
    The fall theater season of 2013 is already very much underway. From the scores of intriguing possibilities, here are 10 Chicago shows, opening between now and the holidays, that sound especially juicy. They're listed in alphabetical order; date ranges...
  • Nonprofits Topple Commercial Titles at London's Evening Standard Awards

    London's thriving not-for-profit houses again nudged out commercial competish to dominate the 59th Evening Standard Theater Awards at a glamorous ceremony held at the Savoy Hotel Nov. 17 and hosted by U.K. thesp Damian Lewis ("Homeland") In the nine...
  • Belle & Sebastian frontman's movie hits same notes as his music

    Belle & Sebastian frontman's movie hits same notes as his music
    When Stuart Murdoch, the frontman for the indie pop group Belle & Sebastian, was shooting his directorial debut "God Help the Girl," he decided to offer a cautionary word to the crew. "I told them, 'You know this movie won't open, because Belle &...
  • 'Once' tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday

     'Once' tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday
    Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, for "Once," winner of eight Tony Awards including best musical. The touring show will play at Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre from Jan. 28 through Feb. 2. "Once" has a raft of major awards under...
  • Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes

    Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes
    Emily Schwartz, one of Chicago's most interesting and imaginative young writers, has written a full-blown musical, one of those fractured, wry, hipster, suitable-for-everyone fairy tales that lands somewhere among "The Princess Bride," "Peter and the...
  • Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights

    Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights
    Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating  the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...
  • Looking ahead: Orlando arts scene in 2014

     Looking ahead: Orlando arts scene in 2014
    The new year brings with it much anticipation as big events crowd the Central Florida arts scene. The biggest news will be the opening of the long-awaited downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in late fall. Florida Theatrical...
  • International Star You Should Know: Zrinka Cvitesic

    CLAIM TO FAME Zrinka Cvitesic burst on the Croatian film scene in 2005 at age 26 in "What Is a Man Without a Moustache," playing a young widow who helps a priest, and falls in love with him. An accomplished dancer, she won the inaugural season of the...
  • Highs and lows in Chicago theater, all of them memorable

     Highs and lows in Chicago theater, all of them memorable
    It's the final column of 2013. So, happy New Year! And here are 10 moments from the Chicago theater — the inspired, the unusual and the I-can't-believe-they-just-did-that — that I'll be remembering for years to come. 1. The umbilical cord...
  • Sundance 2014: With 'God Help the Girl,' the stars of track and film

    Sundance 2014: With 'God Help the Girl,' the stars of track and film
    PARK CITY, Utah -- Seven years ago at Sundance, a member of a soulful rock band from across the pond made his directorial debut with a music-themed movie populated with haunting melodies and a delicate relationship between a male and female musician....