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  • Why, and how, we should read Shakespeare today

    Why, and how, we should read Shakespeare today
    Thursday is William Shakespeare's 451st birthday and the 399th anniversary of his passing -- April 23 being the generally accepted date of the Bard's birth in 1564 and his death in 1616. Thus does 2015 fall between the cracks in the Shakespearean...
  • Here & Now for May 7

    Here & Now for May 7
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, festivals, performances and more. Antioch Carnival: The 885 Civic Club Carnival will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. May 14, from 6 to 11 p.m. May 15, from 1 to 11 p.m. May 16, and from 1 to 5 p.m. May 17...
  • TV, Broadway's Conrad Ricamora on a 'life-changing' moment

    Conrad Ricamora's acting career is on fire of late. He may want to thank his genes. He's on ABC's hot new drama "How To Get Away with Murder" and he's also singing on Broadway in Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical "The King and I." Not bad for a guy...
  • 1,000 show for BSO performance in response to protests

    1,000 show for BSO performance in response to protests
    One by one, people rose to their feet Wednesday and placed their hands over their hearts as musicians for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra began to play the first strains of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The audience of nearly a thousand...
  • 2 Agatha Christie mysteries on Central Florida stages

     2 Agatha Christie mysteries on Central Florida stages
    With book sales topping 2 billion, Agatha Christie remains the world's best-selling novelist. That's according to the Guinness Book of World Records. It has long been said that she is world's third best-selling author overall, trailing only William...
  • 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...
  • Video: Sparring and seduction in 'Dunsinane'

    Video: Sparring and seduction in 'Dunsinane'
    This week’s Theater Loop Showcase is the National Theatre of Scotland’s “Dunsinane,” currently playing Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier. The drama by David Greig imagines the immediate aftermath of William Shakespeare&...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...