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  • REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre

    REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre
    We're all vulnerable in love and marriage — even arty, self-aware British intellectuals who pride themselves on their carefully constructed and seemingly unimpeachable castles of wit, irony and intellectual fortitude. That's the main theme —...
  • Promote this house

    Promote this house
    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...
  • 'Doctor Faustus' sells his soul at a loss

    'Doctor Faustus' sells his soul at a loss
    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...
  • Myrtle C. 'Mattsy' Lobig, longtime city teacher

    Myrtle C. 'Mattsy' Lobig, longtime city teacher
    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...
  • Shakespeare Project of Chicago marks its 20th year

    Shakespeare Project of Chicago marks its 20th year
    The current production of William Shakespeare's "King Lear," playing through Nov. 9 at the handsome and justifiably renowned Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, stars Larry Yando as the increasingly delusional title character and features the...
  • Geoffrey Holder: Five of his memorable movie roles

    Geoffrey Holder was a jack of all trades if ever there was one. The dancer, choreographer, actor, artist and composer, who died Sunday at the age of 84, put his surprisingly graceful 6-foot-6 frame, booming voice and flamboyant style to use on stage, TV...
  • Brooke Adams learns the dirty truth of Beckett's 'Happy Days'

    Brooke Adams learns the dirty truth of Beckett's 'Happy Days'
    Brooke Adams was living proof that an actor can have a diverse, sophisticated and challenging career and not know Samuel Beckett's plays from a hole in the ground. Now, almost 60 years after making her debut as a child actor at a Michigan theater run by...
  • Put Aside Qualms About Using 'Whose' To Describe An Objects

    Q: In the sentence, "None of that revenue is going to the city, whose main source of income is taxes," is it correct to use "whose" to refer to a city, an inanimate object? — Mary Kaskan, Watertown, N.Y. A: Yes! As the English language evolved...
  • First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in 'The Hollow Crown'

    LONDON -- The first image has been released from the "The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses," which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III, Judi Dench as Cecily, Duchess of York and Sophie Okonedo as Queen Margaret. The William Shakespeare series,...
  • Connecticut Renaissance Faire opens second season at Dodd Stadium

    Connecticut Renaissance Faire opens second season at Dodd Stadium
    Lords and ladies in courtly regalia once again turned back the clock at Dodd Stadium, where the Connecticut Renaissance Faire opened for its second fall season in Norwich on Sept. 27. The festival, which features Medieval- and fantasy-themed...
  • 818 Roundup: Lincoln Park events; Taser lawsuit settled; Reflecting on teen deaths

    818 Roundup: Lincoln Park events; Taser lawsuit settled; Reflecting on teen deaths
    Today is Monday, Sept. 21, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 64. Headlines from the area: - Dozens converged on Lincoln Park in Burbank Saturday for an afternoon of bending acrobatics and the words...