| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:01 AM
With Scrooge back under wraps, it's time for the 2013 winter theater season to begin in earnest. There's an especially strong slate of classical works opening between now and the end of March, but the offerings also are as diverse as ever. Among the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Any writer knows the temptation of using one's family for material. They're immediate and present. Their influence is intense and fundamental. Writers usually justify the act on the grounds of authorial honesty: Since the issues in one's life are forged,...
| Mar 20, 2012
When Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne were not reigning supreme on the Broadway stages of the 1930s and 1940s, they were reposing at Ten Chimneys, their summer house in Genesee Depot, Wisc. The Midwestern location — as distinct from the usual celebrity...
| May 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "The Gospel According to James" ★★★ Through June 12 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes; Tickets: $20-$50 at 773-871-3000 and victorygardens.org. With Andre...