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  • HBO's 'Newsroom' returns in all its Aaron Sorkin righteousness

    HBO's 'Newsroom' returns in all its Aaron Sorkin righteousness
    For a while last year, I started to worry about liking Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” so much. Most of my colleagues didn’t like it — not that being out of sync with the herd ever bothered me greatly. It usually turned out...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Steep Theatre announces 2014-15 season

    Steep Theatre announces 2014-15 season
    The intimate, intense Steep Theatre Company in Edgewater announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday morning. The roster includes four dramas, none of which have been seen previously on Chicago stages. In the fall (Oct. 2 - Nov. 8), Shade Murray will direct...
  • Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★&#9733 1/2
    Among recent Woody Allen films, the crabby but pretty "Magic in the Moonlight" is a well-thumbed playing card from the middle of the deck, not one of his fully good ones ("Midnight in Paris," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), not one of the whiffs ("Cassandra'...
  • Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic'

    Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust Memories": tidiness. For years now, Allen's films have been light...
  • Colin Firth shines in 'Moonlight'

    After dealing with the emotional breakdown at the core of "Blue Jasmine," a very contemporary tale of free-falling down the social ladder that won star Cate Blanchett the Best Actress Oscar, director / writer Woody Allen once again seeks refuge in the...
  • Colin Firth and Jacki Weaver Try to Pick Their Favorite Woody Allen Film

    Woody Allen has directed so many movies, it's hard to pick just one favorite. At the L.A. premiere of his latest, "Magic in the Moonlight," at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study on Monday, the...
  • 'Redemption Trail' bogs down in excessive restraint

     'Redemption Trail' bogs down in excessive restraint
    The slow progress of a wound scabbing over and flaking back into smoothness is dramatized in writer-director Britta Sjogren's restrained trauma drama, "Redemption Trail." The paths of medical doctor Anna (Lily Rabe) and paroled criminal Tess (LisaGay...
  • Annie Russell Theatre's 2014-15 season

    Annie Russell Theatre's 2014-15 season
    The longest-running theater in Central Florida — the Annie Russell at Rollins College — has announced its 82nd season. There's good news for musical lovers: The theater will stage two musicals during the season, the first time that has...
  • Film Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

    Romance blooms under the sun and the stars in Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight," a high-spirited bauble that goes down easy thanks to fleet comic pacing, a surfeit of ravishing Cote d'Azur vistas and the genuinely reactive chemistry of stars Colin...
  • Annette Bening to Join John Lithgow in Shakespeare in the Park's 'King Lear'

    Annette Bening has booked a role opposite John Lithgow in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of "King Lear," starting performances in July. Bening will play one of the king's scheming, ingrate daughters in "Lear," in which Lithgow...