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  • New Christopher Shinn Play Part Of Hartford Stage 2015-16 Season

    New Christopher Shinn Play Part Of Hartford Stage 2015-16 Season
    A world premiere of a play by Christopher Shinn set in a central Connecticut suburb will open the 2015-16 season in a newly renovated Hartford Stage this fall. The six-play season will open with "An Opening in Time" by the Hartford-born, Wethersfield-...
  • Three Cases For The Word Court

    Hear ye! Hear ye! The Word Court is now in session. Today we will rule on three cases: All Tolled vs. All Told This phrase is most often used to indicate a complete accounting of items, e.g., "All told, 23 women and 24 men enrolled in the course."...
  • An honorable, though flawed, 'Henry IV, Part One'

    An honorable, though flawed, 'Henry IV, Part One'
    Lest the title make you skittish about having to endure endless sequels, relax—"Henry IV, Part One" isn't "The Hobbit." Although chronologically second in William Shakespeare's historical tetralogy about the turbulent English monarchy circa 1400,...
  • UM coach Katie Meier welcomes players into her close-knit family

    UM coach Katie Meier welcomes players into her close-knit family
    — Minutes after her accident, Adrienne Motley knew exactly who she had to call. As she stepped out of her mangled car not far from Miami's campus, the Hurricanes guard understood there wasn't much her family in Virginia could do to help. She didn't...
  • Midwest Dance Collective brings literature to life with 'Between These Lines'

    "The Bell Jar," "Lord of the Flies" and "Where the Sidewalk Ends" were just some of the works portrayed in the Midwest Dance Collective's "Between These Lines" performance Saturday evening at Barrington High School. The variety of dances performed...
  • Acting Company puts on 'Macbeth' at McAninch Center

     Acting Company puts on 'Macbeth' at McAninch Center
    Murder. Madness. Witches. Ghosts. It's not Halloween; it's "Macbeth," one of William Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful tragedies. "Macbeth" will be staged at 8 p.m. March 20 in the Belushi Performing Hall at the College of DuPage. It is directed...
  • Cast shaking things up to the sounds of Elvis Presley

    Cast shaking things up to the sounds of Elvis Presley
    Don't even think about those blue suede shoes. And no dancing either, if you please. That's not allowed for the small-town characters in the musical comedy, "All Shook Up," being staged by the Wilmette Center for the Arts. "'All Shook Up' is just fun,"...
  • 5 reasons why 'Empire' rules

    There may be traces of William Shakespeare in the Fox drama "Empire," but there's no way the Bard could ever have imagined this big, bold hip-hop twist on "King Lear." The TV blockbuster of 2015, "Empire" focuses on mercurial music mogul Lucious Lyon...
  • Voices: Passwords, assigned reading and college admission files debated

    Voices: Passwords, assigned reading and college admission files debated
    A new state law could give schools access to students’ social media passwords. Is that fair? Raajesh: With the popularity of social media and all of its negative side effects, I don’t think it’s wrong for school administrators to ask...
  • Midwest Dance Collective to perform 'Between These Lines' Saturday

    Midwest Dance Collective to perform 'Between These Lines' Saturday
    Barrington-area residents have the opportunity to see a unique dance performance this Saturday when Midwest Dance Collective performs "Between These Lines," a literary exploration of music. Barrington-area residents have the opportunity to see a...
  • Tickets Available For Manchester High's "Kiss Me Kate"

    Tickets Available For Manchester High's "Kiss Me Kate"
    MANCHESTER — Tickets are on sale for Manchester High School's spring musical, "Kiss Me Kate." Performances are set for March 19 at 7 p.m. and March 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. in the school's Bailey Auditorium. Tickets purchased online at mhstickets.com...