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  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • In a word: traduce

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be acquainted, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: TRADUCE We must enjoy speaking ill of other people,...
  • Everyman Theatre opens season with a 'Raisin' d'exit

    An area theater that does consistently fine work is beginning its last season in its current home. Everyman Theatre’s upcoming season is slated to be its final one on N. Charles Street, in the Station North arts and entertainment district. Work...
  • Diverse mix for Everyman Theatre's last season on Charles St.

    Diverse mix for Everyman Theatre's last season on Charles St.
    A year from now, Everyman Theatre will begin packing for the big move to a freshly renovated venue on the west side of town. To help stem any regrets, the title of the last show in the company's current Charles Street location will carry a familiar...
  • Theater review: 'November' is out of touch this election season

    Theater review: 'November' is out of touch this election season
    Charles Smith is just your average, bumbling occupant of the Oval Office. Up for reelection, he doesn't stand much of a chance of gaining a second term. His wife is already asking whether she can take one of the White House couches she had reupholstered...
  • Julie Andrews Stages Goodspeed Show

    Julie Andrews Stages Goodspeed Show
    Julie Andrews is wearing a white cap with the word "Think" embroidered on it as she sits down to tea in the Victorian parlor of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The star of iconic and beloved musicals and films such as "My Fair Lady," "Camelot,"...
  • Musical 'Bridges Of Madison County" Tops Slate At Williamstown

    Musical 'Bridges Of Madison County" Tops Slate At Williamstown
    The musical premiere of a Jason Robert Brown musical based on the novel "The Bridges of Madison County" is one of the highlights of the 2013 summer season at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The show, directed by Bartlett Sher and with a book by...
  • Biblioracle: Gogol vs. Google

    Biblioracle: Gogol vs. Google
    In a recent interview with Wired Magazine, a man named Tim O'Reilly said, "I don't really give a (censored because this is a family newspaper) if literary novels go away. They're an elitist pursuit." What Tim O'Reilly says matters because Tim O'Reilly...
  • The problem with David Mamet

    The problem with David Mamet
    Critic's Notebook: The dramatist who used to regularly scorch the stage with complex stories has let his anti-P.C. rage blunt his work. What in the world has happened to David Mamet? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Glengarry Glen Ross," a modern...
  • Tennessee Williams' centenary celebration this month includes a boxed-set edition of his plays

     
    Library of America to issue boxed set of Tennessee Williams' plays to mark his birth centennial...
  • Merry Christmas! Ralphie lands at 8 p.m. Friday on TBS

     
    The best Christmas movies bring back the memories. And television will supply the fare for a long sentimental journey, if you're inclined....
  • BEST OF 2010: In appreciation of Chicago's actors, my 10 favorite performances of 2010

     
    Glenn Davis, Phillip James Brannon and K. Todd Freeman in "The Brother/Sister Plays." The biggest asset of the Chicago theater? No question, it's the quality of the acting. In 2010, distinguished performances lit up Chicago-area stages from Evanston to...