| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Inspiring music-making isn't necessarily loud, aggressive, self-aggrandizing or heavily promoted.
Consider what happens early every Wednesday night at Andy's Jazz Club, where the superb but serenely understated Chicago guitarist Andy Brown leads a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Felicia P. Fields and E. Faye Butler, both longtime stars of Chicago theater, are to be the stars of the 2012 Goodman Theatre production of Regina Taylor's "Crowns" next summer, the theater said Tuesday. The pair of much-loved divas will be joined by a...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A potential superhero awaits the unleashing of his powers. Tracy Letts mourns over Moscow. A Chicago disaster is revisited. A young man misses his appointment with Goldman Sachs. Oedipus hits the streets of Los Angeles. Hats fly on the Goodman Theatre...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Regina Taylor's "Crowns" — a huge hit on the regional-theater circuit a decade or so ago but never a Broadway musical — has been reconceived as a Chicago story with roots in Englewood. As reimagined by Taylor in a big summer production at...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 7:51 AM
When the new $46 million Goodman Theatre opened its doors on Dec. 11, 2000, with the inaugural performance of August Wilson's "King Hedley II," the Loop was beset by a blizzard. Ever cognizant of the political perils of Chicago snowstorms, Mayor Richard...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Celebrate the written word and jam with famous authors at Columbia College's Literary Rock & Roll event at Metro....
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Signature Theater Company annouces a new playwriting program as the MacArthur Fellows Program awards overlooks the theater....
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
| Jul 4, 2012
Last week, the Goodman Theatre resigned itself to the news director Robert Falls' production of "The Iceman Cometh" was not going to Broadway. The combination of the show's long running time, problems with theater availability, the schedule of its star...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 12:14 PM
The sign at the entrance of the 303rd Logistics building lists CSM E.L Haney as the unit's First Sergeant. Eric L. Haney is the author of Inside Delta Force, the books upon which the show is based.
Jonas Blane's nickname, Snake Doctor, is a...