| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" actor Julian Sands talks about Harold Pinter. Sands is currently tackling the life and writing of Pinter in a new one-man show concluding its limited run Sunday at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM: Watching this show was like seeing an Orlando Fringe Festival production rise from the dead. At about 75 minutes long, Charles Busch's comedy is suitably Fringe-length. Plus you have the men in drag, the campiness of it all, the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:45 AM
"Jamaica Farewell," a solo show created by a Los Angeles-based actress named Debra Ehrhardt, is to have a Chicago run at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., beginning May 4.
The mostly autobiographical piece tells of the Kingston-born Ehrhardt's...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies presents a staged reading of “The Red Box,” a play exploring homosexual persecution during the Holocaust, on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wien Experimental Theater,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:53 AM
It's time to rate the Cirques, now that I've seen "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour," which played at the O-rena last week. What? We have to call it by that mundane name? Oh, all right, I'm gritting my teeth … Amway Center.
Of the Cirque du...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011.
•Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...
| Dec 29, 2011
Chicago will loosen winter's gloomy grip by exerting some powerful literary muscle. In the next three months, award-winning Chicago-based writers such as Don De Grazia, Nami Mun and Stuart Dybek will give readings. And don't miss a local mystery author...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:05 PM
John Bixler (CRT's "Guys and Dolls") and Jan Radcliff (numerous roles at Michigan's Purple Ropse Theatre) are the Equity actors joining "Guiding Light" star Kim Zimmer in the regional premiere of "Odysses D.O.A.," written and directed by Stephen...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:30 AM
William Shakespeare’s “Land of the Dead: A True Account of the Zombie Plague of 1599,” will open the 2012-13 season for Middletown’s junior and teen repertory theater company, The Oddfellows Playhouse.
This play by John Heimbuch,...
| Jul 15, 2012
When Steve Scionti saw that there were few roles for Italian-Americans that didn't involve someone named Fat Tony or who had a very special godfather, the dancer-actor turned inward — and to his own family for inspiration.
Scionti, who was born and...