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  • REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre
    Ugly, groggy-eyed and not unlike a low-rent Tony Soprano, I headed to my stoop for my Sunday Tribune. My early-morning eyes landed on an envelope for my very loyal carrier's holiday tip. Excellent timing, Andre! I had the Newsies ringing in my ears.
  • Read all about it: 'Newsies' is in town

     Read all about it: 'Newsies' is in town
    To the delight of Midwestern fans of dancing newsboys, the one and only national tour of "Newsies" opens in Chicago on Friday night. Sales have been very brisk — some performances this weekend already are close to sold-out. It's a peak time of...

    Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 12-18

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 12-18
    FRIDAY | "Newsies": "Headlines don't sell papes, Newsies sell papes." And tickets. This touring musical is based on the Disney movie about the Newsboys Strike of 1899, and has a score by Alan Menken and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Through Jan. 4 at the...

    15 things to do with your kids: Dec. 8-14

    Monday, Dec. 8: "HOLIDAYS OF LIGHT" AND "CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD" Monday and Tuesday are the Illinois Free Days this month at MSI, which means general admission is gratis for state residents. That makes it the perfect chance to catch the popular...

    'Newsies' delivers at the Hippodrome

    'Newsies' delivers at the Hippodrome
    Dings soitanly was rough for da boys who hadda sell papes on da streets o' New Yawk in 1899 to earn a pidaful livin'. No wonda dey wennon strike when da big publishas raised da cost da newsies had to pay for dem papes. Yudda done da same. If you need...