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  • 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...
  • The Biblioracle: Does centireading have legs?

    The Biblioracle: Does centireading have legs?
    Writing in the Guardian newspaper recently, novelist and Esquire columnist Stephen Marche extolled the virtues of "centireading." You read that correctly. He has read a book a hundred times. Two books, actually, "Hamlet," as part of his graduate...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 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,...
  • On Campus at GCC: College's art show celebrates cultures

    The annual student art show will be held April 28 through May 14 in the Glendale Community College Art Gallery. “Celebrating Our Cultures” is the theme of this year’s exhibition. The college’s art students have the opportunity...
  • Discovery Museum to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary

    Discovery Museum to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary
    The man who penned the famous words "to be or not to be" died 400 years ago, but his words are still read and studied by students and scholars across the world. To celebrate William Shakespeare's legacy and the anniversary of his death on April 23,...
  • 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...