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  • Chicago theater openings for the week of July 11-17

    Chicago theater openings for the week of July 11-17
      Saturday "The Merry Wives of Windsor": First Folio Theatre stages William Shakespeare's comedy, wherein the jovial Sir John Falstaff makes romantic mischief. Through Aug. 10 at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook; 630-986-8067...
  • 'The Qualms' to end Playwrights Horizons' season

    Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Bruce Norris' new comedy "The Qualms," which opens on Sunday night at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, will play Playwrights Horizons in New York in 2015, a representative for the off-Broadway theater said on...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Sex With Strangers' Starring Anna Gunn

    "Sex With Strangers" sounds like fun. Scribe Laura Eason certainly tries hard to make it so, with a cunning plot about a callow young author of bestselling dreck who seduces a gifted older novelist whose brilliant work he loves and envies. You don't often...
  • New Play by Pulitzer Winner Bruce Norris Set for New York Run

    "The Qualms," the new play by Pulitzer winner Bruce Norris ("Clybourne Park"), has locked in a New York run at Off Broadway's Playwrights Horizons just ahead of the opening night of the show's world premiere run in Chicago. Playwrights Horizons was the...
  • REVIEW: 'The Qualms' from Steppenwolf Theatre Company ★★½

    REVIEW: 'The Qualms' from Steppenwolf Theatre Company ★★½
    Why do married — or otherwise committed — couples go to sex parties? One obvious reason presents itself. But the characters in the new black comedy "The Qualms" — set amid a little clutch of mostly miserable middle-aged Midwestern...
  • Go Away With ... Lucas Neff

    Go Away With ... Lucas Neff
    Raised in Chicago and now a resident of Los Angeles, Lucas Neff is best known to television viewers as Jimmy Chance, the young dad on the Fox series "Raising Hope" whose series finale is scheduled to air on Friday, April 4. And he's the first to admit...
  • Actors in the studio

    Actors in the studio
    Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera (L-R) came to the Tribune Tower to be interviewed by Chris Jones for the Theater Loop blog, to talk about their new play at the Steppenwolf Theatre called, "This is Our Youth". It's a play that explores the...
  • Michael Cera anchors a 'Youth' that spans decades

    Michael Cera anchors a 'Youth' that spans decades
    Written five years after Douglas Coupland popularized the demographic term “Generation X,” Kenneth Lonergan's “This is Our Youth” was, in its first blush of mid-1990s popularity, the quintessential slacker play. Its caustic,...
  • Chicago Theater Review: 'This Is Our Youth' Starring Michael Cera

    Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are the latest star actors to take a crack at Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth," the 1996 play that has always attracted notable talent thanks to the depth, pathos and wit of its portrait of adrift, privileged post-...
  • REVIEW: 'Exit Strategy' by Jackalope Theatre ★★★★

    REVIEW: 'Exit Strategy' by Jackalope Theatre ★★★★
    At once poetic, political, sad, funny, timely, complex and compassionate, Ike Holter's thrilling, beautiful new play "Exit Strategy" is the story of the desperate final days of a condemned, crumbling Chicago public school dreading its upcoming prom date...
  • SUMMER THEATER: Sting, Bayless and a man named Jed

    SUMMER THEATER: Sting, Bayless and a man named Jed
    There are a lot of famous names out and about this summer: Sting, Michael Cera, Bruce Norris and Sandra Oh, just to name a few. The reason is partly a few Broadway tryouts and partly a few more new Chicago productions that seemed designed to attract out-...
  • 'Hair' to 'Lost in Yonkers' in a whirlwind few weeks

     'Hair' to 'Lost in Yonkers' in a whirlwind few weeks
    Broadway actor Ben Vereen showed up unannounced at American Theater Company's revisionist production of "Hair" and told the cast they had rescued the show. Mikhail Baryshnikov hit town, doing Chekhov in "Man a Case." The president of Ireland, Michael D....