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  • A very full load of nominees for this year's Equity Jeff Awards

    A very full load of nominees for this year's Equity Jeff Awards
    Apparently confronted by a plethora of riches in the past season of Chicago theater, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee offered up not the traditional four or five nominees one finds at the Tony Awards, for instance, but a bevy of nominees for its...
  • This weekend: ‘iCarly’ ends run; new ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Good Wife’

     
    The weekend's highlights, by night: Friday: The series finale of “iCarly” unfolds at 8 on Nickelodeon, which promises “the ultimate surprise.” But they say that a lot in the TV business. CBS premieres “It's a SpongeBob...
  • ‘The Walking Dead’: More memorable than what’s at the multiplex

     
    I went to see “Flight,” a fine movie with Denzel Washington in one of this best performances. It's a rarity to see a movie that's so adult, personal and well done at the multiplex. Go. You'll be moved. But television has no difficulty...
  • This weekend: NBC’s Sandy telethon; Louis C.K. hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’; ‘Shark Tank’ moves

     
    It should be a big week for NBC, with a telethon, “Saturday Night Live” and “Sunday Night Football.” Because this is November, the competition will counter with new episodes and big-name guest stars. The highlights: 1. The telethon...
  • 'Good Wife' Season 4 adds Brian Dennehy, Christina Ricci and more

     
    In addition to "Good Wife" Season 4 recurring guest stars Maura Tierney, Marc Warren and Nathan Lane, fans can now also look for Miriam Shor, Brian Dennehy and Christina Ricci....
  • 'The Good Wife': Amanda Peet and Brian Dennehy face off in 'The Art of War'

     
    "Alicia once again goes up against military law when Amanda Peet guest stars as her client, a female military officer accuses a civilian contractor of attempting to rape her in Afghanistan."...
  • Best television series of 2012: ‘Homeland,’ ‘Downton Abbey’

     
    The best television series of 2012 owe a debt to the past. They have taken the miniseries storytelling so popular decades ago and made it work for today's audiences. Viewers who fondly remember “Shogun,” “Brideshead Revisited,” &#...
  • Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"

    Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"
    Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage. The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
  • Why Hedda Endures

    Why Hedda Endures
    There's something about Hedda. "Hedda Gabler," that is, the titular character in Henrik Ibsen's classic "new woman" tale, the original housewife of Oslo County, the gal who has attitude, aptitude and is one mean shot. The inscrutable character has...
  • Hotel hopping in Chicago: Where to sleep on your next stop in the Windy City

    Hotel hopping in Chicago: Where to sleep on your next stop in the Windy City
    CHICAGO - I grew up in Chicago and still go there often. But since I'm visiting my family, I rarely stay in hotels. Friends post on Facebook about their weekends at the historic Burnham or the boutique James, the bargain Days Inn or the glitzy Wit; it...
  • Christopher Plummer To Receive Monte Cristo Award

    Christopher Plummer To Receive Monte Cristo Award
    Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer will be honored this spring with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Plummer will receive the award at a fundraiser in at the Edison Ballroom in New York...
  • Local Q&A: Serengeti

    Local Q&A: Serengeti
    Chicago rapper Serengeti has always had an active imagination. Growing up, he invented different characters as a means of coping with his nomadic existence (he split his time between his mother's South Side apartment and his father's house in suburban...