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  • Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014

    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014
    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, founder and director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists in Chicago, was the physician actors, singers and musicians turned to when stricken with an injury or illness that threatened their craft. When actor Steve...
  • There's a new Equity-affiliated theater in Chicago

    There’s a new Equity-affiliated theater in town. Called Cole Theatre, the nascent company was announced on Tuesday by Chicago actors Boyd Harris, nephew of Steppenwolf Theatre co-founder Gary Sinise, and Layne Manzer, respectively the theater’...
  • Barford goes back to Broadway

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble member Ian Barford will return to Broadway in the new play "The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-Time" by Simon Stephens, a spokesperson for the production said on Wednesday. Barford was last seen on Broadway...
  • Steppenwolf for Young Adults announces 2014-15 season

    Steppenwolf For Young Adults announced its 2014-15 season on Wednesday. The first of two shows is a new adaptation of George Orwell’s  “Animal Farm” (Oct.15 - Nov. 9) by Althos Low, co-adapted by Steve Pickering and Alice Austen ....
  • Shubert Foundation 2014 grants announced

    The Shubert Foundation in New York announced the recipients of its 2014 grants on Friday. This year the foundation awarded $22.5 million to non-profit performing arts organizations. 22 Chicago organizations received grants altogether totaling $1.2...
  • Authors H-L

       - Return to other listings Gene Ha Gene Ha has worked since 1992 on comics such as “Fables,” “Action Comics,” “Justice League,” “The Shade,” and his collaboration with writer Alan Moore on “...
  • A pause to give thanks for churches that give theaters homes

    A pause to give thanks for churches that give theaters homes
    Last week, the news arrived in my inbox that the storied but under-theatered Bridgeport neighborhood was to get a new theater — aptly called The Bridge. The announcement spoke of a new venue at 643 W. 31st St., run by a Roosevelt University...
  • Chicago hits, home again by the Commercial Collective

    Chicago hits, home again by the Commercial Collective
    Can a Chicago hit come home again from New York? The Chicago Commercial Collective certainly is hoping so. A small, for-profit producer, the Collective, which is co-run by Brian Loevner and Aurelia F. Cohen, is attempting to build a touring market,...
  • Video: Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin & Tavi Gevinson

    Video: Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin & Tavi Gevinson
    Actors Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson of Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Broadway-bound production of “This Is Our Youth” stopped by Tribune Tower on Tuesday to chat with theater critic Chris Jones. Here, they discuss...
  • Review: 'Of Mice and Men' finds James Franco in CliffsNotes mode

    NEW YORK — Why is James Franco, the world's most famous perpetual student, making his Broadway debut in a revival of that panting war horse "Of Mice and Men," a favorite of high school English teachers and Turner Classic Movies addicts? It's a...
  • Front and center: Tavi Gevinson joins Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin in Steppenwolf's 'This Is Our Youth'

    Front and center: Tavi Gevinson joins Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin in Steppenwolf's  'This Is Our Youth'
    A couple of weeks ago, Tavi Gevinson was presented with an ideal scenario for any 18-year-old graduating senior at Oak Park and River Forest High School (or any other): Her parents were going out of town. Gevinson these days is hanging out with her new,...
  • Cast of Steppenwolf's 'The Qualms' announced

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced casting for the world premiere of "The Qualms" by Bruce Norris on Tuesday. Norris is the author of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning "Clybourne Park." The nine-person cast includes Steppenwolf...