| Sep 2, 2014
| 11:06 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lionsgate's Grindstone Entertainment has acquired North American rights to the modern-day movie adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Cymbeline," ahead of its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
The film stars Ethan...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism."
After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project.
But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Lionsgate's Grindstone Entertainment has acquired North American rights to the modern-day movie adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Cymbeline," ahead of its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
The film stars Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris, Milla...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
To be an actress with red hair — and Molly Glynn was so gifted — is to constantly find your name attached to adjectives like "fiery" or "feisty" after even the most minor display of independence or spunk. Glynn, who was fond of red sweaters,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Enjoy an intimate concert featuring singer Arthur "Terry" Beebe, who will sing classic songs from the Great American Songbook from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Leesburg Center for the Arts, 429 W. Magnolia St.
Patrons also can get a sneak peek of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com.
Monday Night Cabaret Series
REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Transformed on stage into a traveling tent show, William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" takes on a new life at South Coast Repertory with its magic, music and acrobatics exploring the drama of spirits, monsters, witches and lovers.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:35 PM
High on my list of the top Chicago shows of 2011 was "En Route," a remarkable show created by a boutique Australian theater company called One Step at a Time Like This. Due in part to its very limited capacity — the Melbourne-based company...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Aug. 29-31: DeKalb Corn Fest. Started in 1977 the festival draws more than 100,000 visitors. There'll be live music, a carnival, beer garden and food, classic car show and more. 815-748-2676, cornfest.com. Miles from Chicago: 65
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The Stratford Festival of Canada, a popular summer destination for Midwesterners, has announced its 2015 season, themed around “eureka” moments, which it defines not unlike how Oprah Winfrey defined “Aha!” moments....
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Why, this is very midsummer madness.
—Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4
There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August.
Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...