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Henrik Ibsen

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  • 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...
  • Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season

    Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season
    Works by NoŽl Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse. The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
  • 2013 Fall Guide: Kimberly Senior's slate is jam-packed from here to Broadway

    2013 Fall Guide:  Kimberly Senior's slate is jam-packed from here to Broadway
    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...
  • The wandering camera

    The wandering camera
    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...
  • ‘Hansel & Gretel’ star Gemma Arterton finds her inner action hero

     
    So far in her Hollywood career, Gemma Arterton has played a Bond girl, a Persian princess and a Greek goddess ......
  • Dig deeper and you'll find the other Oslo

    Dig deeper and you'll find the other Oslo
    In the Norwegian capital of Oslo, a big statue of a tiger sits in front of the train station. A local once explained that Oslo is nicknamed the Tiger City because in the 19th century, when country boys visited the wild and crazy "New York City of Norway,"...
  • Theater review: 'Hedda Gabler' from Mad Cow Theatre

    Theater review: 'Hedda Gabler' from Mad Cow Theatre
    Hedda Gabler is one tough cookie to love. Heck, let's set the bar lower: She's tough to like. Keep in mind I'm talking about the title character of Henrik Ibsen's play, not the current production at Mad Cow Theatre in which there's plenty to like. Ibsen...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...