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Once (musical)

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  • Angels, muses and fathers deliver in lovely 'Once'

    Angels, muses and fathers deliver in lovely 'Once'
    "How's the heart?" says the Da of the Guy in "Once," the exquisitely crafted, gorgeously resonant and wholly not-to-be-missed Broadway musical that has arrived in Chicago for just three weeks, its newly formed (as in, this is their second week out)...
  • Sting sails to Chicago for pre-Broadway tryout of 'The Last Ship'

    Sting sails to Chicago for pre-Broadway tryout of 'The Last Ship'
    Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, better known as Sting, will tryout his new Broadway musical in Chicago this June, confirming previously published expectations. "The Last Ship," as the show is known, will be drawn from the singer's childhood experiences in...
  • 2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you

    2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you
    The fall theater season of 2013 is already very much underway. From the scores of intriguing possibilities, here are 10 Chicago shows, opening between now and the holidays, that sound especially juicy. They're listed in alphabetical order; date ranges...
  • Zachary Quinto in 'Glass Menagerie' on Broadway: What the critics say

    Zachary Quinto, known for his turn as Spock in the "Star Trek" reboots, made his Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams' semi-autobiographical classic "The Glass Menagerie." Quinto stars as restless son Tom alongside Cherry Jones as Southern belle and...
  • Tennessee Williams receives a production worthy of him

    NEW YORK — The revival of "The Glass Menagerie" that has Broadway abuzz boasts two-time Tony winner Cherry Jones in the role of the Southern gothic matriarch Amanda Wingfield, among the greatest parts in the repertoire for a mature actress. But this...
  • Foreign films 'Wadjda' and 'Broken Circle' come with back stories

    The foreign-language film field for the 2014 Academy Awards is an uncommonly strong one, incorporating the luscious fever dream "The Grand Beauty" (Italy), the heartbreaking family drama "Ilo Ilo" (Philippines) and "Gris Gris" (Chad), the story of a man...
  • Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes

    Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes
    Emily Schwartz, one of Chicago's most interesting and imaginative young writers, has written a full-blown musical, one of those fractured, wry, hipster, suitable-for-everyone fairy tales that lands somewhere among "The Princess Bride," "Peter and the...
  • Sundance 2014: With 'God Help the Girl,' the stars of track and film

    Sundance 2014: With 'God Help the Girl,' the stars of track and film
    PARK CITY, Utah -- Seven years ago at Sundance, a member of a soulful rock band from across the pond made his directorial debut with a music-themed movie populated with haunting melodies and a delicate relationship between a male and female musician....
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Song One'

    Let's say you want to shag a sexy British indie rocker. "Song One" not only instructs you on how to go about it (first tip: try to look like shagging said indie rocker is the last thing on your mind), but also suggests your lucky conquest could inspire...
  • 'Once' actor Stuart Ward finds his 'perfect' role

     'Once' actor Stuart Ward finds his 'perfect' role
    Broadway musical "Once" is a boy-meets-girl love story build around the chemistry of its principal couple. So British actor Stuart Ward was understandably nervous to meet his leading lady, Dani de Waal. "I was terrified," he says in a phone interview...
  • Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights

    Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights
    Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating  the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...