| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The fall theater season is just beginning, but the Everyman Theatre production of "A Raisin in the Sun" surely will qualify as one of its highlights. African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 classic is a period piece with timeless appeal.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Scores of shows are opening in Chicago this fall. Here are 10 productions to anticipate with particular relish.
Just a few weeks after the opening of the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center revival, Chicago director Gary Griffin stages...
| Sep 29, 2011
There's an unexpected case of theatrical synergy going on in the region, with two productions that look squarely at issues of race, identity and self-esteem.
At Everyman Theatre, you'll find a potent staging of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun,"...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:26 AM
A year from now, Everyman Theatre will begin packing for the big move to a freshly renovated venue on the west side of town. To help stem any regrets, the title of the last show in the company's current Charles Street location will carry a familiar...
| May 23, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Novelist, short story writer, essayist and playwright John Biguenet found dark inspiration in a desperate New Orleans for his play "Rising Water," which depicted a typical New Orleans couple trapped as flood waters surrounded them, then...
| Jun 9, 2008
Sean Combs, a.k.a. Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy and Puffy, has conquered the worlds of rap music, record producing and clothing design.
More recently he's staked a claim on the world of acting. Case in point: He appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award-...
| Jan 15, 2008
Sundance will bring a reliable cast of characters when it opens Thursday. Actor Sam Rockwell will hobnob at the Riverhorse restaurant in Park City. Festival chief Robert Redford will endorse indie film at the Eccles theater. Dealmaker John Sloss will...
| Jan 16, 2008
The Sundance Film Festival is always the most paradoxical of events, and this year's edition is shaping up as no exception.
This most important of American film festivals opens Thursday night in an enthusiastic town -- Park City, Utah -- that is...
| Jul 16, 2009
Judi Ann Mason, an award-winning playwright and a film and television writer who launched her TV career on the 1970s sitcom "Good Times" and later co-wrote the 1993 movie comedy "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit," has died. She was 54.
Mason died July 8...