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  • 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 Inconvenience, the Ike Holter drama about the Stonewall riots that sparked long lines of potential patrons this spring outside the Steppenwolf Garage Theatre.
  • An invisible man, live on stage

    An invisible man, live on stage
    Can you do a play about an invisible man? About an African-American whom others simply refuse to see? Ralph Ellison, it seems fair to surmise, thought probably not. Not well, anyway. Not something that would do justice to the moment, shortly after the end...

    Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters

    Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters
    For every kid with a scraped knee, a skinned elbow, a bumped head and a torn shirt — the inevitable result of being very determined not to learn from one's mistakes — Maurice Sendak was your man. For every kid who builds forts out of old...

    14 eclectic, bookish gifts

     
    Bookends, wall decor, jewelry, e-reader cases and more -- 14 eclectic gift ideas for the book lover on your list.

    Theater review: 'And God Created Great Whales' at REDCAT

     
    Mark Swed reviews Rinde Eckert's stunningly effective "Moby Dick" theater piece, "And God Created Great Whales" at REDCAT.