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  • Connecticut Repertory Theatre announces 2014-15 lineup

    The Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) has announced its 2014-15 season, filled with classic comedies and challenging, engaging new work. "There is a point in life when each of us must give up the luxury of being 'nobody,' if only for a moment, to...
  • Moonlight Players 2014-15 season

     Moonlight Players 2014-15 season
    The Moonlight Players are mixing in rock and soul music among their lineup of plays this season. Thomas Kline takes over as artistic director of the group, though founder Jan Sheldon will direct the season-opening play: Shakespeare set in the Old West....
  • 'Blacklist' Actor Harry Lennix Launches Movie Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    Harry Lennix, who played a general in "Man of Steel" and the assistant director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division on NBC's "The Blacklist," has quietly become a prolific producer with three movie projects already completed. "I decided that I needed to...
  • 1950s come back to life in the IceHouse Theatre production of 'All Shook Up'

    1950s come back to life in the IceHouse Theatre production of 'All Shook Up'
    MOUNT DORA — The Mamie Eisenhower Decency Act is in force in a small town in the Midwest in the 1950s — no loud music, no public necking and no tight pants. Then up rolls Chad on his motorcycle, fresh from prison, who will change everyone in...
  • Burbank youth theatre takes on the Bard

    Burbank youth theatre takes on the Bard
    After just three weeks, nearly 20 Burbank children and teens have memorized most of their lines and are making final tweaks to their performance on Thursday of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” It’s only...
  • L.A. theater openings, July 6-13: 'The Orphan of Zhao' and more

    L.A. theater openings, July 6-13: 'The Orphan of Zhao' and more
    An ancient Chinese legend is revisted in "The Orphan of Zhao" at La Jolla Playhouse, Four Clowns reimagines two Old Testament tales at Santa Monica'sĀ Annenberg Community Beach House, andĀ the greatest love story Shakespeare ever told gets two very...
  • Independent Shakespeare Company's 'Twelfth Night' opens at Griffith Park

    Independent Shakespeare Company's 'Twelfth Night' opens at Griffith Park
    Along with a thousand or so of their closest friends, a high-octane Independent Shakespeare Company ensemble opened the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival’s fifth season with a highly accessible “Twelfth Night” that takes its...
  • It's Raining Cats and Dogs, Literally

     
    I alluded in my column today to an email that first began circulating in the late '90s and purported to explain the origins of many popular expressions on the basis of life in 1500s England. Here it is: Anne Hathaway......
  • New and coming-soon wine bars

    New and coming-soon wine bars
    How do you find your next favorite wine? (Hint: Looking for the label with the weirdest animal on it won't necessarily get you there.) Wine bars are a great starting point if you're just dipping your toes into the wine world, and Chicago doesn't lack...
  • REVIEW: 'Hamlet' by Shakespeare's Globe at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ★★

    REVIEW: 'Hamlet' by Shakespeare's Globe at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ★★
    If you were to see the Shakespeare's Globe "Hamlet" in dusty South Sudan, or in the tiny nations of Tuvalu or Nauru, or on St. Kitts and Nevis (maybe both if the touchy latter island decides to execute its right to secede from its Caribbean twin), this...
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    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...