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Henrik Ibsen

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  • Theater review: 'The Vaudevillians' by Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales

    Theater review: 'The Vaudevillians' by Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales
    Female impersonation was a novelty act on the Vaudeville circuits at the turn of the 20th century; nowadays we have televised drag-queen competitions. Jinkx Monsoon, a winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race," co-wrote and co-stars in "The Vaudevillians," a...
  • No easy choices in 'Red and Green'

    No easy choices in 'Red and Green'
    Last weekend's earthquake in Nepal brought some glancing international attention to the remote Himalayan nation — especially when a wall at the British embassy in Kathmandu collapsed and killed three Nepalese citizens, setting off protests. But...
  • At the Annoyance, Rahm Emanuel from finger to toe

     At the Annoyance, Rahm Emanuel from finger to toe
    "F--- You, I Love You, Bye: The Rahm Emanuel Story" **1/2 There are plenty of jokes that land solidly in this good-natured, necessarily profanity-laden skewering of Chicago's current mayor, which flashes forward to the year 2081 when visitors to the...
  • 50 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • Writers' Theatre season includes 'Gabler'

    Kate Fry will star as Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" as part of the 2013-14 season at Writers' Theatre Chicago. Kimberly Senior will direct the new production of the famously passionate drama for a January opening. The fall at Writers' Theatre, located...
  • Chicago catches a 'Big Fish'

    Chicago catches a 'Big Fish'
    NEW YORK — A man in a Manhattan rehearsal room asks a young boy a question: "No soccer game this week?" A look crosses the kid's face. You can read love, loneliness, contempt. "It's not soccer season anymore, Dad." Chastened, the man talks of...
  • Don't be swayed by gay marriage polls

    Don't be swayed by gay marriage polls
    "If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it." -- Abraham Lincoln History is full of warnings about what happens when people follow public opinion instead of...
  • Tickets for Baryshnikov Show At Hartford Stage -- And Others -- On Sale Monday

    Tickets for Baryshnikov Show At Hartford Stage -- And Others -- On Sale Monday
    If you’re not a subscriber to Hartford Stage and you want those tickets for the world premiere of the show featuring Mikhail Baryshikov — or tickets to other shows that will be part of the 2012-13 season — ¬†here’s your chance....
  • New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage

    New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage
    Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin¬† a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
  • Adrienne Rich dies at 82; feminist poet and essayist

    Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literary honors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 82. The cause was...
  • Deconstructing Norway: A tune for travel, on backroads and byways

    Deconstructing Norway: A tune for travel, on backroads and byways
    LILLEHAMMER, Norway - The visitors touring Maihaugen Heritage Village were itching with curiosity. They'd wandered the site's narrow lanes and peered inside the 200-year-old log cabins. They'd explored the craft shops and traditional hand-hewn barns...