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  • Local Voices: Nov. 28 edition

    Local Voices: Nov. 28 edition
    Letters to the editor for the Nov. 28 TribLocal print edition from Orland Park, Tinley Park, New Lenox and Palos Hills. Modern-day Lincoln Having read the Tribune's Nov. 19 editorial about Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, I'd like to comment on...
  • Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes

    Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes
    Emily Schwartz, one of Chicago's most interesting and imaginative young writers, has written a full-blown musical, one of those fractured, wry, hipster, suitable-for-everyone fairy tales that lands somewhere among "The Princess Bride," "Peter and the...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Beautiful' Bows Ahead of Thanksgiving Bounty

    Broadway had a single new addition to the lineup last week, and even if box office for "Beautiful" wasn't quite gorgeous, it was still a promising start for a tuner that looks to tap the same vein of boomer nostalgia that helped make "Jersey Boys" a hit....
  • 'Wicked' tour gets a new Glinda and Morrible

    'Wicked' tour gets a new Glinda and Morrible
    Just before "Wicked" flies away to the next city, Chicago will experience a new Glinda and Madame Morrible as Jenn Gambatese and Kim Zimmer depart the national tour. Beginning on Dec. 16, Gina Beck, a British actress who played Glinda in the West End,...
  • Young talent to shine on Civic’s stage in "Broadway Kids"

     
    Some of the youngest performers in the Lehigh Valley will take the stage Sunday when Civic Theatre holds its inaugural “Broadway Kids” production. A dozen young performers, ages 9 to 13, some of whom have graced local and even Broadway stages,...
  • Defying meteorology

    Defying meteorology
    Big, bright, often beautiful and essentially an action movie, "Frozen" comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios. While Disney credits the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" as primary inspiration, the movie owes much more to the...
  • Broadway Drooling for Its Annual Thanksgiving Feast

    If the eyes of Broadway producers light up at the mention of the word "Thanksgiving," it's not because they like turkey so much. It's because every year the Main Stem rings in big-money sales that are traditionally second only to the stratospheric...
  • Broadway Box Office: Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart Show Sales Magnetism

    Looks like on Broadway, Magneto and Professor X sell. Or Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard do. The two-play outing led by Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, with productions of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" and Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" playing...
  • Milwaukee dining: From cutting edge to traditional fare

    Milwaukee dining: From cutting edge to traditional fare
    The bearded man quietly navigates the dimly lighted Hinterland restaurant to the corner table where my boyfriend and I sit. It's like the star of "Walker, Texas Ranger" has just appeared in this gastropub. "Does anyone ever ask you if you look like...
  • 10 Commandments for "The Book of Mormon" at Broward Center

    10 Commandments for "The Book of Mormon" at Broward Center
    Word came from upon high that for “The Book of Mormon,” ushers were briefed on how to deal with walkouts during the Tony-winning show’s run at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. In order to prevent such Broadway blasphemy,...
  • 'Wicked' breaks Chicago box-office record

    'Wicked' breaks Chicago box-office record
    The producers of “Wicked” said Monday afternoon that the popular musical grossed a whopping $1,935,432 in Chicago for the week ending Dec. 1. That figure, likely the highest-ever single week gross for a Chicago show, breaks the Broadway in...
  • Cabaret review: Norbert Leo Butz at The Abbey

     Cabaret review: Norbert Leo Butz at The Abbey
    Norbert Leo Butz brought a bit of Broadway to Orlando on Wednesday night with a rollicking, engaging cabaret at downtown nightspot The Abbey. The actor, who starred in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Wicked" and most recently "Big Fish," is in town for two...