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  • Boys hoops blog | 25 in a row won't be easy for Hillcrest

    Boys hoops blog | 25 in a row won't be easy for Hillcrest
    Hillcrest's 24 consecutive conference championships might be the most impressive such streak in the Chicago area. At 8-0 in South Suburban play, the Hawks (14-5) could be well on their way to 25. But like last season, when Lemont rallied from a 14-...
  • 'Pirates' heads to Kentucky

    'Pirates' heads to Kentucky
    The Hypocrites' cheeky production of W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," a two-time hit in Chicago and also at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Mass, has added another regional notch to its belt. Sean Graney's show...
  • Take a Pythonesque cruise with 'Pirates'

    Take a Pythonesque cruise with 'Pirates'
    One hundred and thirty-two years after W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan dreamed up a preposterous operetta involving a very modern major-general, his bevy of beautiful, naive daughters and a dutiful young Englishman apprenticed to a band of big-hearted...
  • The Parrot Heads of Penzance are back for another warm winter

    The Parrot Heads of Penzance are back for another warm winter
    A tiki bar serving mai tais and the like has been added to The Hypocrites' production of "The Pirates of Penzance," back for a second winter. The ability to imbibe, mid-show and for a mere five-spot, a fruity cocktail with a little umbrella is, perhaps,...
  • Hypocrites 'Pirates' headed to Boston

    The Hypocrites' production of "The Pirates of Penzance," as adapted and directed by Sean Graney, is headed to Boston. The exuberent take on the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, a winter hit in Chicago during 2010 and 2011, will be part of the so-called...
  • What you should see at Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    What you should see at Stratford Shakespeare Festival
    STRATFORD, ONTARIO — It's not easy for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to accommodate the beautiful mess. Its costs and budgets are massive, its theaters imposing — in its current configuration, Tanya Moiseiwitsch's famous Festival...
  • Museum of pirate lore a nice fit in St. Augustine

    Museum of pirate lore a nice fit in St. Augustine
    In my younger days, I worked as a boat pilot at Walt Disney World, so it's impossible for me to look at any depiction of the high seas and not think of stormy nights navigating a launch on the open waters of some man-made lake. The sensation surfaced...
  • Tropical fun continues in the fall in Florida Keys

    It's summer now, but that season is pretty much endless in the Florida Keys, where the weather — and the mindset — is tropical year-round. From pirates to powerboats, here are the highlights of fall's events in the Keys and the Conch...
  • A very full load of nominees for this year's Equity Jeff Awards

    A very full load of nominees for this year's Equity Jeff Awards
    Apparently confronted by a plethora of riches in the past season of Chicago theater, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee offered up not the traditional four or five nominees one finds at the Tony Awards, for instance, but a bevy of nominees for its...
  • Hit floating 'Pirates' to return

    Hit floating 'Pirates' to return
    The innovative aquatic production of W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," as performed on the Tall Ship Windy, is coming back for anĀ  encore weekend this fall. There are to be floating shows at 5:45 p.m. on both Sept. 22 and 23....
  • Power rankings: No. 28 Pirates

    Power rankings: No. 28 Pirates
    No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres. While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...