| Apr 1, 2015
| 8:22 AM
Greetings and Happy Easter, fellow Oak Lawnians!
Oak Lawn Community High School's theater department is hosting its spring productions of three one-act plays on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 9-11 at 7 p.m. at the high school, 9400 Southwest...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 8:52 AM
The Eustis Historical Museum will present Living Legends of Lake County series featuring Deborah Carpenter, one of the founders of the Bay Street Players, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in downtown Eustis.
The Bay Street Players...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:00 PM
A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness.
Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the...
| Mar 26, 2015
The language of William Shakespeare is just about universally recognized for its expressive richness, but exactly how he heard it articulated on the stage, the way it sounded, is much less understood. During the past decade, though, an effort to reproduce...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:07 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The largest and most ambitious exhibit ever at Kidcity Children's Museum opened recently, bringing kids into the medieval hilltop village of "Middleshire" as its residents build a castle.
The set, designed by Kidcity founder...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:16 PM
Sean Graney will adapt and direct another Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, but for the first time not with The Hypocrites, the Chicago theater company where he is artistic director.
Graney's “The Yeoman of The Guard” will premiere at the...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:03 PM
MERRILLVILLE — Andrean Theatre Company has had a banner year, winning accolades at a state competition and selected to represent Indiana at a national festival in Nebraska in June.
Andrean High School senior Sandy Akers became acquainted with the...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Evanston Township High School presents the Shakespeare tragedy "Hamlet" Feb. 12-14 in the school's Upstairs Theatre. Next year marks 400 years since William Shakespeare's death.
"You think of Shakespeare as this thing that is totally outside of a...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:52 AM
"The DUFF" stands for "Designated Ugly Fat Friend." From that cruel acronym, we now have a movie designed to appeal to fans of the source material. Kody Keplinger wrote the book when she was 17 and a merry slave to high school clique cliches. But her...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:00 PM
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-...