| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
After 19 years directing in area theaters large and small, you'd hardly call Kimberly Senior any kind of sudden success. Still, it's hard to think of another Chicago director with a remotely comparable 2013-14 dance card. Senior has one show lined up...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Rome Film Festival has secured the world preem of Jonathan Demme's "Fear of Falling" which reunites Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, following their cult collaborations on Louis Malle's "My Dinner with AndrÃ©" and "Vanya on 42nd Street."
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"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 standing...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:04 AM
So far in her Hollywood career, Gemma Arterton has played a Bond girl, a Persian princess and a Greek goddess ......
| May 9, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A storage unit, a garage, a car, a professor's office and a tent on a campsite.
These are only a few of the 24 Irvine spots where Richard Newton bunked over two years in the early 1970s.
This nomadic life — the yearning to feel out new...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was ahead of his time. His realistic pieces were shocking and scandalous when he wrote them, but he didn't give a damn. The issues he dealt with then are still relevant today, though it's no longer considered taboo material. It is...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:52 AM
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....
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage.
The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...