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  • Tonys 2013: Back in Radio City Music Hall and ready to begin

    Sunday is Broadway’s big night -- the 67th Tony Awards -- and from the looks of things, the show is going to be especially, well, big. After two years at the intimate Beacon Theatre, the show -- which will be hosted for the third consecutive...
  • Trendy narcissism is the target of Trap Door's 'Unveiling' / 'Dozens of Cousins'

    Trendy narcissism is the target of Trap Door's 'Unveiling' / 'Dozens of Cousins'
    "The Unveiling" / "Dozens of Cousins" Communism meets nouveau-riche pretension in this duo of one-acts by the late Vaclav Havel (translated by Jan Novak), who went from jailed dissident writer in Czechoslovakia to being the first president of the post-...
  • Tonys 2013: Tom Hanks seeks a new kind of prize

    Tonys 2013: Tom Hanks seeks a new kind of prize
    NEW YORK -- Can Tom Hanks add a Tony Award to his crowded mantle? That’s one of many questions that emerged after the Tony committee announced its acting nominations Tuesday morning, with Hanks' name on the shortlist for best actor in a play for...
  • 'Detroit' headed to National Theatre, Steppenwolf says

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company said Sunday that the National Theatre in London will produce Lisa D'Amour's "Detroit" in May, 2012. This will not, though, be the Steppenwolf production of the play (as was the case in 2008 with Tracy Letts' "August: Osage...
  • Photos from Chicago theater scene, circa 1980s

    A young, curly Gary Sinise in a Steppenwolf production. A black-and-white shot of "City on the Make," a play based on the writings of Nelson Algren, by Northlight Theatre in 1984. Through this weekend, an exhibition of photographs from the formative...
  • TV tonight: Derek’s sister on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’; Malcolm McDowell on ‘The Mentalist’; White House dinner on ‘Real Housewives’

     
    Have you heard that Donald Trump is thinking about running for president in 2012? Has he been looking at the dismal ratings for "The Apprentice"?...
  • Ovation Awards nominations announced for 2010-11 season

     
    Reprise's 'Kiss Me, Kate' leads Ovation nominations...
  • Monster Mash: Plug pulled on 'Funny Girl'; Getty Museum suit

     
    Producers in New York have pulled the plug on the revival of "Funny Girl" that was to open at the Ahmanson Theatre in early 2012 before transferring to Broadway in April. The J. Paul Getty Trust has failed to stop a lawsuit by the Armenian Orthodox Church...
  • Troubadour Theater Co. and Rogue Machine top Ovation Awards

     
    Troubadour Theater Company won five Ovation Awards in ceremonies Monday night at the Orpheum Theatre. Rogue Machine won three trophies for its play "Small Engine Repairs," and Stefan Marks won as both a playwright and a lead actor for his drama, "Hello."....
  • Theater review: 'Our Town' at The Broad Stage

     
    "Our Town," starring Helen Hunt and directed by David Cromer, opens at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica....
  • Graduation day for 'Greek,' star Jacob Zachar

    Graduation day for 'Greek,' star Jacob Zachar
    Not to sound like a bad college graduation speaker, but a world of opportunities awaits Chicago native Jacob Zachar. Playing geeky fraternity pledge/member Rusty Cartwright in “Greek” is the 24-year-old’s biggest role, one that he began...
  • Felicity Huffman in David Mamet's 'November' at Mark Taper Forum

    Felicity Huffman in David Mamet's 'November' at Mark Taper Forum
    Felicity Huffman will reunite with playwright David Mamet in the Los Angeles premiere of his election-year comedy "November," which will run at the Mark Taper Forum this fall. Huffman will be joined byEd Begley Jr. andRod McLachlan. The run at the...