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Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" came to life May18 at the Fairmont Chicago hotel for more than 700 people in attendance at the Goodman Theatre Gala. The evening featured the first musical performance of selected songs from the theater's new summer...
Two components of many a Chicago summer of live entertainment are absent this year — there's no Cirque du Soleil tent at the United Center and no Riverfront Theater at the Tribune Company's Freedom Center. So you'll have to go camping for fun...
Just when you thought it was safe to get out of your house and into the long-delayed sunny season, Chicago theaters of all sizes unleash some of their most promising offerings of the year. When you're ready for a break from the beach and the ballpark,...
Sometime in the next few weeks, if you're walking down Fullerton Avenue around DePaul University and have 15 minutes to spare, duck into the tidy brick building alongside the CTA station. Here you will find the DePaul Art Museum, an institution so...
NEW YORK — David Mamet has his hustlers, Edward Albee his domestic warriors, Tony Kushner his brilliant self-flagellators. If playwright Christopher Shinn has a signature character, it is the manipulative victim — the half-sympathetic, half-...
Maria Green let silence fall over a weekly meeting before weighing in on the question of how Illinois Tool Works should supply information to board members inquiring about vote tallies at annual meetings. The pause prompted staff members to share...
Nathan Rabin Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
"Write about your own life" says many a writing teacher to many a young scribe. Confronted with that authoritative solipsism, the young writer tends to worry about two things. First, that my life is not interesting enough to write about, especially not...
Hartford Courant"Disgraced," by Ayad Akhtar, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for his work in his off-Broadway play depicting "a successful corporate lawyer painfully forced to consider why he has for so long camouflaged his Pakistani Muslim heritage." The play...
Hartford Courant"Cinderella" and" Beauty and the Beast" will make up "The Dick Meyers Project," featuring UConn puppet Arts graduate student Seth Shaffer at the Studio Theatre in Storrs, Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14. Connecticut Repertory Theatre's family...
The Goodman Theatre said Wednesday that Andre de Shields, a growing presence on the Chicago theater scene, would be part of the ensemble cast of Mary Zimmerman's "The Jungle Book" this spring. He'll play King Louie. The show, which uses the beloved...
For RedEyeSure, she's a WGN host for Illinois Lottery drawings and was recognized in 2011 as one of Chicago Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful Chicagoans"—but Tamberla Perry is more than just a pretty face. You may also have seen the native Chicagoan—who...
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