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  • Diane Lane embraces age and 'Youth'

    Diane Lane embraces age and 'Youth'
    When Diane Lane first arrived at the Goodman Theatre to begin rehearsals for David Cromer's much-anticipated fall production of Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth," someone handed the famous actress — star of such movies as "Rumble Fish,"...
  • June theater guide: Shows you can't miss

    June theater guide: Shows you can't miss
    Weather this gorgeous and we’re suggesting you spend part of your night inside? Actually, yes. These seven theater companies aim to lure you indoors with new comedies, musicals and specialty shows, all of which kick off in June. And really, how can...
  • MCA bringing Stew, Handspring Puppet Theatre, Mike Daisey to Chicago in 2012-13

    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...
  • Trib Nation at Printers Row Lit Fest 2012

    Trib Nation at Printers Row Lit Fest 2012
    It's time for Printers Row Lit Fest: When the booksellers pack their wares for display in the South Loop, authors block off their schedules to talk with their readers, and we at the Chicago Tribune and everyone else who loves the printed word heads for...
  • 'Family' connections: How Phylicia Rashad found Stovall and his play set in Hyde Park

    'Family' connections:  How Phylicia Rashad found Stovall and his play set in Hyde Park
    When Phylicia Rashad was cast as a replacement Violet Weston in Anna D. Shapiro's Broadway production of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County," the Broadway gossip boards were abuzz with the notion of casting an African-American actress, best known for...
  • Saturday, June 9, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.  The role for aerial applicators (formerly known as crop dusters) has grown in Midwest agriculture in the past 5 years. Max shares a visit with one who flies over...
  • An enjoyable stay with 'Immediate Family'

    An enjoyable stay with 'Immediate Family'
    You do not spend eight years at the heart of "The Cosby Show," the seminal TV show that revived the sitcom genre in part by extending to its reach to affluent and successful African-Americans, without learning a thing or three about mining family...
  • Scott Rudin passes on Broadway 'Iceman'

    Scott Rudin, who long has held the Broadway rights to Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh," will not produce the hit Goodman Theatre production on Broadway, Rudin's office confirmed Monday. According to Goodman artistic director Robert Falls, a variety...
  • History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure

    History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure
    On Sunday, the iceman goeth. Unless you happen to be Nathan Lane's long-lost great-uncle from Tipperary, or come with your own pot of gold, good luck getting a ticket. At press time, it was not yet clear whether Robert Falls' Goodman Theatre production...
  • Urgency unclear in a musical about a man trapped in a cave

    Urgency unclear in a musical about a man trapped in a cave
    The potent Adam Guettel and Tina Landau musical "Floyd Collins," memorably produced by the Goodman Theatre in 1999 with the late Guy Adkins in a lead role, is all about a young and unlucky 1920s Kentucky spelunker who finds himself trapped down a hole....
  • In the case of 'Normal Heart,' Chicago shouldn't have been a flyover

    In the case of 'Normal Heart,' Chicago shouldn't have been a flyover
    On very rare occasions, a night at the theater can feel like a red-hot political event. Such was the case last year on Broadway, where the fevered revival of Larry Kramer's seminal AIDS drama "The Normal Heart" burned up the Golden Theatre, even as the...
  • 'Three Sisters,' 'Crowns' and 'Oedipus': Summer shows with much at stake

     'Three Sisters,' 'Crowns' and 'Oedipus': Summer shows with much at stake
    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...