| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Walt Disney Studios will no longer release movies from its partner DreamWorks Studios around the world.
The two companies have renegotiated their longstanding agreement. Going forward, Disney will only release movies produced by DreamWorks, the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:05 AM
"War Horse" on Broadway will ride off into the sunset in January. Producers of the Tony Award-winning drama have set a Jan. 6 closing date for the play at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. By the time it closes, the play will have run for close to 21 months. ...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:03 PM
The program of the House Theatre of Chicago's expansive and arresting new production, "The Iron Stag King, Part One" comes replete with a hand-drawn map of a fantastical land, not so different, really, from the maps that J.R.R. Tolkien prepared for the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The nominations for the 2011-2012 Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening. Leading the way were Center Theatre Group with 29 nominations, followed by the Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West, with 16 nominations each.
| May 30, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The 2012-13 season at the Ahmanson Theatre will feature Theresa Rebeck's "Seminar," starring Jeff Goldblum, and the U.S. premiere of "Backbeat," a new musical about the origin of the Beatles, based on the 1994 movie.
As previously announced, the...
| May 30, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art has announced its 2012-13 season of live performances. The typically expansive, eclectic and inter-disciplinary season includes the following events:
- "Imperial Science: Una Opera Muerta" An operatic collaboration...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:28 PM
"Clybourne Park," the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Bruce Norris, won the Tony for new play.
The critically acclaimed play, which ran at Playwrights Horizons in New York, the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the Mark Taper...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:00 PM
What gruesome casualty statistics fail to do, a horse made of wire mesh and plywood pulls off with profound simplicity: Joey, the magnificent puppet stallion at the center of"War Horse,"communicates to a broad public the staggering waste of war.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The creation of my top 10 list of upcoming fall theatrical attractions for last Sunday's A+E section meant some quality time wrestling with ticket prices. And comparing my list with that of the previous year, I could see an interesting snapshot of where...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Holland Taylor is familiar to many TV viewers for playing the randy grandmother on the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men." In recent years, the Emmy-winning actress has been busy traveling the country in her one-woman stage show "Ann," based on the life of...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:35 AM
At one point in "Woyzeck on the Highveld," the sad story of a black worker in austere 1950s South Africa, now at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the worker's wife, Maria, turns to look at her husband's face. "Woyzeck," she says, "you look...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle named the winners of its annual awards on Monday for stage productions that opened last year. Sharing the honors for best production were the national tour of "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre; "Cyrano" at...