| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Those who lament the lack of diversity in Chicago's off-Loop scene, and those who just enjoy a unstintingly immersive and gutsy piece of theater, will find much of interest in "Hoodoo Love," the very promising and powerful first production of a brand-...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Nelsan Ellis, best known for playing Lafayette on HBO's "True Blood," is to direct an off-Loop show in Chicago.
Ellis, who was born in Chicago but raised in Alabama, will helm Katori Hall's "HooDoo Love" at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave.,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
True Blood Season 6 Sunday, June 16 HBO, 8pm ET/PT (Also, don't miss the two-part social media event that kicks off 9am ET June 16 when HBO reveals exclusive secrets from the set of True Blood Season 6 via the profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:52 PM
With San Diego's Comic-Con International expanding nearly every year, the annual pop culture convention has also accommodated the flourishing nightlife. […]...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The horrors of Vamp Camp – where the undead are imprisoned, studied and killed – are graphically revealed in “Don’t You Feel Me,” Episode 66 of HBO’s “True Blood.”
When last we saw vampires Eric...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Remember how “True Blood” ended last August? The Vampire Authority compound is in flames. Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) drinks all the sacred blood supposedly preserved from Lilith (Jessica Clark), the mother of all vampires. Then Bill...
| Sep 19, 2012
"True Blood" star and Havey, Illinois native Nelsan Ellis returns to Chicago to make his directorial debut at the Athenaeum Theatre with the play, "HooDoo Love."
September 22 - October 21
2936 N. Southport
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Here's how things usually go in Chicago's off-Loop scene. Friends who studied theater together decide to form their own Chicago theater company. They do their shows, but they also tend to their own careers. If the group is talented, things go well and the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:25 PM
I can't decide whether I love, hate or love to hate HBO's "True Blood" (8 p.m. CT June 16, HBO; 2 stars out of 4). With its many repeated plot points and an ever-increasing roster of supernatural beings, it doesn't seem to be aging as gracefully as its...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:45 AM
As if there weren't enough monsters in the "True Blood" menagerie:
"Witches? Oh great, now I have to deal with witches!" grumbles Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) when she learns about the latest threat to her peaceful (ha!) hometown of Bon Temps, La.
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:36 PM
HBO announced that the creator of the bloodthristy drama is stepping down as showrunner, though he will remain involved with the series, if it continues....
| Sep 28, 2010
| 9:35 PM
A new report has confirmed what many "Truebies" have suspected: HBO's vampire smash "True Blood" is the most gay-friendly show on television. "Thanks to its large cast (and often sexually ambiguous vampires), HBO's 'True Blood' is the most inclusive...