| Dec 5, 2014
Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
As a young man, Kevin Plank may have been a middling football player with a big future in sportswear, but these days, he is showing the potential to be a top-ranked cheerleader. The message from the Under Armour CEO is as uplifting as the company's TV ads...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The cocky protagonist of “Doctor Faustus” may be bored silly by philosophy, medicine, law and theology (and face it, who isn’t?), but selling his immortal soul is a remedy that seems a tad extreme even by today’s jaded behavioral...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Myrtle C."Mattsy" Lobig, a former Patterson Park High School English teacher who spent more than three decades getting her students to appreciate the works of William Shakespeare, died Tuesday in her sleep at her Dundalk home. She was 90.
"She was a...
| Nov 11, 2014
“Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” is coming to theaters in […]...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
William Shakespeare once asked, "What's in a name?"
Well for Stacey King, a name means everything.
The former Bulls big man-turned-TV announcer has popularized a number of monikers and phrases over the years.
When Derrick Rose was running...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:06 AM
“Saga, Vol. 1” by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
$9.99 at amazon.com
For anyone who needs some truly original sci-fi weirdness in her life. —Megan Crepeau
“The Portable Dorothy Parker&...
| Nov 21, 2014
Disney has released the first trailer for the upcoming Lucasfilm animated musical “Strange Magic,” offering a glimpse of the movie's […]...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:45 AM
A literature scholar has discovered a William Shakespeare First Folio, one of the rarest and most valuable books in the world, at a library in a small French town, the Guardian reports. The book, printed in 1623, had been in the collection of the Saint-...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The show: William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at Hartford Stage.
What makes it special?: The first show Darko Tresnjak has directed since receiving the Tony Award in June.
First impressions: Though set in Elizabethan England, Tresnjak's production —...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:55 AM
"There is perhaps no subject, unless it is religion, on which the opinions of men have more widely differed, than on that of theatrical exhibitions," began an article in The Courant in 1795.
The author of that unidentified piece sure got that right...