| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Dozens converged on Lincoln Park in Burbank Saturday for an afternoon of bending acrobatics and the words of William Shakespeare.
Many crowded on blankets or sat comfortably in chairs for a live performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," preceded by...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:21 PM
At one point in "Since I Suppose," the new theater piece from the remarkable Australian company, One Step at a Time Like This, you find yourself alone in Daley Plaza, most likely in the middle of a workday. Look around, says the voice in your ear. Be...
| 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 4, 2014
| 11:18 AM
His intelligence and wit are legendary. Now you can witness both for yourself when playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard presents a free lecture at Yale's University Theatre on Monday at 5:15 p.m. The event is open to the public.
The richly worded...
| 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 14, 2014
| 2:34 PM
This past weekend, two works by the same author opened at two leading Chicago-area theater companies, Writers Theatre in Glencoe and Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. This would not be so unusual if the playwright was William Shakespeare or David Mamet,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:27 PM
CLERMONT — Not much is as important to Jan Sheldon than theater and not much is as cool as William Shakespeare.
"People say, 'Why should we do Shakespeare? It never makes the theater any money," said Sheldon, who founded the Moonlight Players 20...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:40 PM
I’m no longer writing the Great American Novel. It’s done! I’m now in the laborious editing process. So the other day while I was reading between the lines, a bunch of excited La Cañada High School kids stormed into Starbucks partying...