| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:47 PM
When Jackalope Theatre Company stages the world premiere of "The Last Duck" on Thursday and Friday, playwright Lucas Neff probably won't breathe a sigh of relief.
"I'm an expectant parent," Neff said during a recent chat at the Coffee Studio in...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Lucas Neff, a born-and-raised Chicago actor, was fortunate enough to snag a leading role in a popular TV sitcom, "Raising Hope" on the Fox network. He plays a lovable but generally clueless young man, a role that, in the great scheme of the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
"No actor should be in Chicago 'cause they wanta make money," a character says in "The Last Duck," a new play that includes a brief but pointed look at our Second City complex. "It's more about art," the guy says. "You know, whatever that means. Or you...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Few network shows celebrate Halloween as well as sitcoms, and Tuesday's Fox lineup is going all out for the holiday.
"We've got a great Halloween episode," Chicago native and "Raising Hope" star Lucas Neff told me recently. "Burt [Garret Dillahunt] and I...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:36 PM
New Fall TV shows may be getting most of the ad time these days, but I'm excited about one old favorite that's getting some new blood in its Season 3 premiere.
Mother-daughter duo Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith guest star in the premiere as Sabrina's...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Want to see how a TV star approaches his work? Lucas Neff, star of the Fox comedy "Raising Hope," is coming home to Chicago Friday to present a workshop on "Acting for the Camera" at his alma mater, the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The public is...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:22 PM
The Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre remains a favorite of the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee, which released its nominations Wednesday for the 2012 Jeff Awards for theaters that are not affiliated with Actors' Equity.
Theo Ubique, located in Rogers Park,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:05 PM
If you compare working on a TV show to going to school, "Raising Hope" star Lucas Neff had a heck of a summer break.
"It's a lot of sleep deprivation, but it's good," Neff told me during a phone conversation Sunday. "It's a lot of fun."
| Jan 12, 2011
| 9:34 PM
The 2011 Press Tour headquartered in Pasadena went off campus Tuesday, traveling to studios and sets to give reporters an up-close look at the shows they cover. The morning festivities were highlighted by a visit to 20th Century Fox Studios,......
| Feb 14, 2011
| 9:38 PM
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