| 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...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Here is one word to describe the current summer offerings in our great Midwestern capital of live theatrical entertainment: Thin.
Sure, we're buzzing through June, what with Nathan Lane, "Timon of Athens" and the TBS Just for Laughs Festival, which is...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:48 AM
At its 25th summit in Chicago this weekend, NATO will be preoccupied with the tricky business of how to advance its various institutional priorities — like global security and the building of stability — even as its member nations are more...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:47 AM
In just four years, Kit Harington has gone from fledgling actor to one of the leading men in the HBO hit "Game of Thrones."
Harington plays Jon Snow, the bastard son of Ned Stark and a mother he's never known who now serves as a Brother of the Night's...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Four of the five shows that have been announced for the 2013/2014 Broadway season at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami are also movies.
"Elf," "Once," "War Horse," and "Evita" all got big-screen treatments. And if you count...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon."
The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
"The Book of Mormon" will be in good company when the 2013-14 series of touring Broadway shows opens in Orlando in the fall.
"War Horse," the 2011 best-play Tony winner, and "Once," the Tonys' best musical of 2012, will join "The Book of Mormon" when...
| Feb 14, 2013
National tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
Those two shows, Tony...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 10:33 AM
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
New York's Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is looking to go bi-coastal and will make its Los Angeles debut in April with a production of "Slipping," starring Seth Numrich, at the Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre in Hollywood.
The Rattlestick is a...