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  • A story touchingly revealed in 'Drawer Boy'

    A story touchingly revealed in 'Drawer Boy'
    Canadian writer Michael Healey's play about two middle-aged farmers in 1972 Ontario and the young actor who comes to stay with them got a big assist when Steppenwolf produced it with John Mahoney in 2001. Mahoney reprised the role of crusty Morgan at...
  • Rhea Perlman on 'Cheers,' old friends and 'Stella & Lou'

    Rhea Perlman on 'Cheers,' old friends and 'Stella & Lou'
    Oh, it's just the way you'd want it to be. Rhea Perlman is playing Stella in the soon-to-open "Stella & Lou" at Northlight Theatre — you likely know Perlman as Carla from television's iconic "Cheers." She got the theater gig after getting a call...
  • Revealing the costumes for 'Penelope'

    Revealing the costumes for 'Penelope'
    Most Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights aren’t to be seen in such guises. But Tracy Letts has replaced John Mahoney in the Steppenwolf Theatre production of "Penelope." Here are the costumes for the show."Penelope" is by Enda Walsh and directed by...
  • 'Madness' and 'Candide' are top Jeff Award winners

    'Madness' and 'Candide' are top Jeff Award winners
    Director Penny Metropulos' stirring take on Alan Bennett's "The Madness of George III" and Mary Zimmerman's revisionist production of "Candide" at the Goodman Theatre shared top honors for large theaters at the 2011 Joseph Jefferson Awards, with the...
  • Tracy Letts joins 'Penelope'

    Tracy Letts joins 'Penelope'
    The Steppenwolf Theatre Company said Wednesday morning that it has found a replacement for John Mahoney, the well-loved actor who exited the December production of Enda Walsh's "Penelope" on Tuesday, due to a death in his family. The role will be...
  • Mahoney leaves cast of Steppenwolf 'Penelope'

    John Mahoney, a marquee member of the cast of the upcoming Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of Enda Walsh's "Penelope,"  dropped out of the show Tuesday. Mahoney is returning to Manchester, England, where he grew up, following a death in his...
  • Strutting in a Speedo in the drained pool of life

    Strutting in a Speedo in the drained pool of life
    Romantic hopes spring eternal in many a middle-aged male breast, even when the middle-aged bod does not look so good in a  Speedo  anymore. Actually, the demands of that skimpy bit of swimwear are the least of the problems of the gentlemen who spend their...
  • Steppenwolf announces 2012-13 season

    A production of Harold Pinter’s “The Birthday Party” directed by Austin Pendleton, a fresh staging of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Broadway hit “Good People,” a new play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, a remounting with a new...
  • The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it

    The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it
    "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...
  • Northlight production headed to Ireland

    Northlight production headed to Ireland
    Northlight Theatre's production of Bruce Graham's "The Outgoing Tide," a play dealing with the effects of aging, is headed to the Galway Arts Festival in Ireland, replete with the original Northlight cast of John Mahoney, Rondi Reed and Thomas J. Cox....
  • This week: Season finales for ‘The X Factor,’ ‘Terra Nova,’ ‘American Horror Story’

     
    CBS celebrates adoption in the annual "Home for the Holidays" at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Martina McBride hosts the hour special. There will be performances by Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, OneRepublic and Gavin DeGraw....
  • Must See TV Movie List

     
    I just finished Warren Littlefield’s book “Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV.” It was a Father’s Day present. Littlefield was NBC's president of entertainment during that era, and it was fun to learn......