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Drama (genre)

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  • 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...
  • Interview: 'Harold & Kumar' do Christmas their way

    Interview: 'Harold & Kumar' do Christmas their way
    Kal Penn and John Cho aren't all that much like their stoner characters in the “Harold & Kumar” franchise, but you wouldn't know it by the way the two co-stars bantered back and forth about their favorite Christmas songs at the Park Hyatt...
  • Surprises and snubs from the 2013 Golden Globe nominations

    Surprises and snubs from the 2013 Golden Globe nominations
    I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
  • Edward Burns returns to his roots

    Edward Burns returns to his roots
    About halfway through writing the script for "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" (which opens at the Wilmette Theatre next week), Edward Burns says he found himself at a crossroad. "Do I want to make the big, crazy, funny, holly-jolly Christmas Irish family...
  • 'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief

    'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief
    *** (out of four) I can’t say I expected Chicago-born Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files”) to appear in a small role in the Swiss drama “Sister.”   The film, recently named to the shortlist of possible nominees for the 2013...
  • '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...
  • '10 Years' review: The night's not a total bust

    '10 Years' review: The night's not a total bust
    **1/2 (out of four) Talk about people with a past coming together. The perfectly OK high school reunion drama “10 Years” contains countless onscreen reunions: Channing Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum (“Step Up”). Tatum...
  • 'End of Watch' review: Scary, funny cop drama marks worthy addition to genre

    'End of Watch' review: Scary, funny cop drama marks worthy addition to genre
    *** (out of four) The cop movie has been done. And done and done. Particularly by David Ayer, who wrote “Training Day,” “Dark Blue,” “S.W.A.T.” and “Harsh Times,” along with directing “Street Kings.&...
  • Danny Goldring's long Chicago acting career paying off with 'Boss'

    Danny Goldring's long Chicago acting career paying off with 'Boss'
    Look at that face in the photo and try to tell me that is not a great neighborhood face. Aging handsomely and full of life, it is the face of actor Danny Goldring — even the name is neighborhood perfect, Danny — sitting in the barbershop...
  • '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...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Argo' star/director Ben Affleck

    Video/Q&A: 'Argo' star/director Ben Affleck
    Years after Ben Affleck directed critical and commercial successes “Gone Baby Gone” and “The Town,” many stories still peg the director/actor’s latest effort “Argo” as a comeback. “That narrative has been...