| May 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:44 PM
“The Book of Mormon” is a bona fide stage phenomenon, combining the irreverent in-your-face comedy of Trey Parker and Matt Stone (“South Park,” “Orgazmo,” “Cannibal! The Musical,” “Team America:...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:47 AM
When "The Book of Mormon" opens Tuesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, patrons will have a new option for pre-show drinks and appetizers.
It's called the Silver Airways Intermezzo Lounge, where for an additional $30, theatergoers can...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Score $25 tickets to see the hit musical "The Book of Mormon," opening Tuesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale.
A preshow lottery is being held for each performance through Dec. 22. Each person can to win up to two low-...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — For Broadway shows, a Tony Award can spell the difference between a long life and an untimely demise.
Just ask the producers of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."
A day after winning the Tony for best play over the Tom Hanks-...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The holiday season is usually a bountiful time of year for Broadway shows. Hordes of tourists bring about a bump in box-office receipts for musicals and plays across the board.
The most recent holiday period proved to be no exception. "Wicked," still...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area?
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Happy New Year. Been off the grid? Let's get you caught up with various prospects and developments in Chicago theater.
The last couple of weeks of 2012 produced a slew of fascinating developments. A little production titled "The Book of Mormon" opened...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Pantages Theatre has added an asterisk or two to its claim in October that "The Book of Mormon" had set a new record for the biggest single-week box-office take in Los Angeles theater history.
On further review, Pantages spokesman Wayne McWhorter...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced on Thursday its nominations for its 2012 awards. Leading the way, with five nominations each, were productions of August Wilson's "Jitney," "Silence! The Musical" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot."...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Now that they both have landed TV series that require them to spend significant time on the West Coast, Broadway stars Sutton Foster and Andrew Rannells will be performing on stage together for the first time.
Foster and Rannells are scheduled to appear...