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  • Midwest Dance Collective brings literature to life with 'Between These Lines'

    "The Bell Jar," "Lord of the Flies" and "Where the Sidewalk Ends" were just some of the works portrayed in the Midwest Dance Collective's "Between These Lines" performance Saturday evening at Barrington High School. The variety of dances performed...
  • Acting Company puts on 'Macbeth' at McAninch Center

     Acting Company puts on 'Macbeth' at McAninch Center
    Murder. Madness. Witches. Ghosts. It's not Halloween; it's "Macbeth," one of William Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful tragedies. "Macbeth" will be staged at 8 p.m. March 20 in the Belushi Performing Hall at the College of DuPage. It is directed...
  • REVIEW: 'Dunsinane' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    REVIEW: 'Dunsinane' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    The National Theatre of Scotland — unusual in that it is a national theater without any physical theater of its own — has been in existence for only nine years. It has already been to simpatico Chicago, by my reckoning, five times. Perchance...
  • Voices: Passwords, assigned reading and college admission files debated

    Voices: Passwords, assigned reading and college admission files debated
    A new state law could give schools access to students’ social media passwords. Is that fair? Raajesh: With the popularity of social media and all of its negative side effects, I don’t think it’s wrong for school administrators to ask...
  • Midwest Dance Collective to perform 'Between These Lines' Saturday

    Midwest Dance Collective to perform 'Between These Lines' Saturday
    Barrington-area residents have the opportunity to see a unique dance performance this Saturday when Midwest Dance Collective performs "Between These Lines," a literary exploration of music. Barrington-area residents have the opportunity to see a...
  • Tickets Available For Manchester High's "Kiss Me Kate"

    Tickets Available For Manchester High's "Kiss Me Kate"
    MANCHESTER — Tickets are on sale for Manchester High School's spring musical, "Kiss Me Kate." Performances are set for March 19 at 7 p.m. and March 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. in the school's Bailey Auditorium. Tickets purchased online at mhstickets.com...
  • Video: Sparring and seduction in 'Dunsinane'

    Video: Sparring and seduction in 'Dunsinane'
    This week’s Theater Loop Showcase is the National Theatre of Scotland’s “Dunsinane,” currently playing Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier. The drama by David Greig imagines the immediate aftermath of William Shakespeare&...
  • President Obama, America's Nero

    President Theodore Roosevelt said, "Speak softly, and carry a big stick." More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and does Internet...
  • Cast shaking things up to the sounds of Elvis Presley

    Cast shaking things up to the sounds of Elvis Presley
    Don't even think about those blue suede shoes. And no dancing either, if you please. That's not allowed for the small-town characters in the musical comedy, "All Shook Up," being staged by the Wilmette Center for the Arts. "'All Shook Up' is just fun,"...
  • Put Mother Teresa Painting Back Up

    Put Mother Teresa Painting Back Up
    Can Mother Teresa, staunch opponent of birth control and abortion, and Margaret Sanger, who popularized the term "birth control" and fought for women's reproductive rights, co-exist in a depiction of notable women? Common sense says yes. In Trumbull,...
  • Christ the King students to publish book about Beverly

    The 32 students who comprise the eighth-grade class at Christ the King School in the Beverly community of Chicago are accomplishing something that many only dream about – they will soon publish a book. Teacher Vicki Rocus said the project has...