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  • Brangah forms theater troupe with Richard Madden, Judi Dench

    Kenneth Branagh has assembled a troupe including Judi Dench, Rob Brydon and "Game of Thrones" star Richard Madden for a season of plays under the banner of the Kenneth Brangah Theatre Company. Branagh, who recently directed the fairy-tale film...
  • College Notes: Birthday bash for William Shakespeare April 22 at CLC

    College birthday bash, readings, scholars and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake Birthday Bash: Celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday and the impact of his work at CLC's annual celebration from 1-4 p.m. April 22, B Court, 19351 W. Washington...
  • First Folio announces 2015-16 season

    First Folio announces 2015-16 season
    First Folio Theatre in Oak Brook announced its 2015-16 season on Thursday. For the fall, the company’s “The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story” (Sept. 23-Nov. 1) returns for the fourth non-consecutive year. The thriller is...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of April 17-23

     Chicago theater openings for the week of April 17-23
    FRIDAY |  "Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?": The Second City e.t.c.'s 39th revue is directed by Anthony LeBlanc and features Carisa Barreca, Eddie Mujica and Tim Ryder with new cast members Lisa Beasley, Scott Morehead and Rashawn Nadine Scott. Open run...
  • 'The Phantom of Menace' is a delightful parody of 'Star Wars,' Shakespeare

    "William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (William Shakespeare's Star Wars)" by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books (176 pages, $14.95) Here we go again into the world where William Shakespeare and "Star Wars" collide in the most...
  • Theatrical performances in Annapolis, Baltimore and D.C.

    Theatrical performances in Annapolis, Baltimore and D.C.
    City Annapolis Shakespeare Company, Studio 111, 111 Chinquapin Round Road. http://www.annapolisshakespeare.org or 410-415-3513. •"Sense and Sensibility," through May 3. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Matinees: 3 p.m. Sundays. $30-$35. Colonial...
  • Theater: Berks native Eric Schaeffer directs 'Gigi' revival on Broadway

    Berks County native Eric Schaeffer is back on Broadway, this time directing the lavish $12 million revival of "Gigi," starring "High School Musical's" Vanessa Hudgens in her Broadway debut. The musical, a stage version of the Oscar-winning 1958 movie,...
  • Study finds a disputed Shakespeare play bears the master's mark

    Study finds a disputed Shakespeare play bears the master's mark
    Chalk up another one for The Bard. "Double Falsehood," a play said to have been written by William Shakespeare but whose authorship has been disputed for close to three centuries, is almost certainly the work of the 16th century poet and playwright, new...
  • City Briefs: Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' opens at GCC; Deukmejian Wilderness Park nature education program

    William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” will be presented by the Glendale Community College’s Theatre and Arts Department Thursday, April 2¬†through April 12 in the college’s Mainstage Theatre. Performances will...
  • 3 plays take stage in Oak Lawn

    3 plays take stage in Oak Lawn
    Greetings and Happy Easter, fellow Oak Lawnians! Oak Lawn Community High School's theater department is hosting its spring productions of three one-act plays on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 9-11 at 7 p.m. at the high school, 9400 Southwest...
  • Living Legends series will feature key founder

    The Eustis Historical Museum will present Living Legends of Lake County series featuring Deborah Carpenter, one of the founders of the Bay Street Players, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in downtown Eustis. The Bay Street Players...