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George Bernard Shaw

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  • Kyle Prue heads 'Pygmalion' cast at Everyman

    Kyle Prue heads 'Pygmalion' cast at Everyman
    When Everyman Theatre was founded in 1990, the resident company included Kyle Prue, who went on to perform in two dozen works over the years. But in 2006, he moved from being in front of the spotlights to making sure the spotlights and everything else...
  • Don't buy 'Pygmalion' in a poke

    Everybody knows the Broadway and movie musical “My Fair Lady.” But not everyone is as familiar with its literary source. It all began with George Bernard Shaw’s 1912 play “Pygmalion.” With characteristic wit, the great...
  • 'Educating Rita' has working-class heart, world-weary distance

    'Educating Rita' has working-class heart, world-weary distance
    Willy Russell's chamber comedy about a young working-class hairdresser in Liverpool bent on self-improvement and the embittered middle-aged English professor who becomes her tutor in the "open university" program lands somewhere between the razor-sharp...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel partners Brahms' Requiem with Steven Mackey's 'Beautiful Passing'

     
    Mark Swed reviews Gustavo Dudamel's second "Brahms Unbound" program, a death-defying partnership of Steven Mackey's "Beautiful Passing" and Brahms' Requiem...
  • Michael Halberstam at Writers' Theatre: Honesty, charm secret to his success

    Michael Halberstam at Writers' Theatre: Honesty, charm secret to his success
    In the lobby of a Chicago theater, Michael Halberstam is impossible to miss. Even if that theater is not his own.     A consummate glad-hander with a solicitous grin, a throaty laugh, a theatrical turn of phrase and a penchant for flamboyant attire,...
  • Surviving in the suburbs

    The suburbs still may offer a more desirable lifestyle for millions of Americans, but the performing arts industry relentlessly glorifies the urban experience. The arts, we're often told, thrive on big-city challenges and iconography. That's especially...