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Drama (genre)

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  • 'Chicago Fire' actor appearing at Chicago Fire soccer game

    'Chicago Fire' actor appearing at Chicago Fire soccer game
    You knew it was only a matter of time before there would be cross promotion between the “Chicago Fire” TV show and the Major League Soccer club by the same name. Eamonn Walker -- who plays Battalion Chief Wallace Boden on the upcoming NBC...
  • Director Michael Mayer on 'American Idiot,' the hazards of theater

     Director Michael Mayer on 'American Idiot,' the hazards of theater
    Ever since his smash hit "Spring Awakening," Michael Mayer has been one of Broadway's hottest, busiest and most distinctive directors. We spoke with Mayer about the tour of his Broadway production of "American Idiot," which opens Tuesday in Chicago, his...
  • Steppenwolf announces 2012-13 season

    A production of Harold Pinter’s “The Birthday Party” directed by Austin Pendleton, a fresh staging of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Broadway hit “Good People,” a new play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, a remounting with a new...
  • Court Theatre to stage 'Jitney,' Moliere and more

    Chicago's Court Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season. Bereft of new work or major reinterpretation, it seems notably less ambitious than in recent years, but will likely please those who like to see familiar, well-regarded titles. The season begins...
  • Theater on the Lake will put on 'Hit the Wall' this summer

    Theater on the Lake, the Chicago Park District-sponsored enterprise offering semi-outdoor shows at Fullerton Avenue on the shore of Lake Michigan, has announced its 2012 season, including another chance to see the sold-out show "Hit the Wall" by The...
  • 'Faith Healer' to be remounted

    A huge hit 17 years ago at both the Turnaround and Steppenwolf Theatres, the Chicago production of Brian Friel's Irish drama "Faith Healer" is to be remounted in December, replete with its original director, JR Sullivan, and the original cast of Brad...
  • Goodman fills in missing Falls show

    Robert Falls will direct William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" as part of the Goodman Theatre's 2012-13 season, the Goodman announced on Wedndesday. The slot had been listed as a TBA in the Goodman's 2012-13 subscription season. This will be...
  • 'A Steady Rain' to have short Midwest tour

    The Chicago Commercial Collective is taking its act on the road. The fledgling for-profit company's production of "A Steady Rain" is headed to the Next Act Theater in Milwaukee from Oct. 25-28, and then to the Acorn Theatre in Three Oaks, Mich., for a...
  • A tale of two transfers

    The widely admired Circle Theatre production of the moving Australian drama "When the Rain Stops Falling"  (penned by Andrew Bovell) is moving from Oak Park to Chicago. John Gawlik's production will reopen in January at the Greenhouse Theatre Center on...
  • '21 Jump Street' review: Remake whatever you want if it's this funny

    '21 Jump Street' review: Remake whatever you want if it's this funny
    *** (out of four) Part action movie spoof, part coming-of-age comedy and mostly hilarious, “21 Jump Street” gives the genre of “unexpected remakes of not especially significant ’80s TV shows” a good name. The cop drama that...
  • Ed Begley Jr.: Big green man

    Ed Begley Jr.: Big green man
    I once tried to pick up Ed Begley Jr. Before your mind dives for the gutter, it was 2004, not long after Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor, and I rented a Hummer to write about whether it was all that its most famous fancier believed it to be. I...