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  • REVIEW: 'The Cryptogram' at Profiles Theatre Alley Stage ★★½

     REVIEW: 'The Cryptogram' at Profiles Theatre Alley Stage ★★½
    The Profiles Theatre production of "The Cryptogram" features a really great performance from Aaron Lamm, a seventh-grader at Wilmette Junior High School. People tend not to believe critics when they say that a kid was really great in a show. "Oh, he's just being nice to the kid," they intuit. It's good to be nice to kids, especially those who show a commitment to the arts. But young Mr. Lamm really is excellent, which is to say that he spits out that famous Mametian dialogue, listens intently when not speaking, lives thoroughly in the moment and, it seems, feels.
  • Review: 'Chicago PD' a by-the-book procedural

    Review: 'Chicago PD' a by-the-book procedural
    There's an old Rudyard Kipling quote about Chicago I haven't heard for a while that shows up in the new NBC drama "Chicago PD," a show that looks to portray police work the old school way: tough, dirty and not without personal costs. Will you see...

    'Chicago P.D.' cast members feel at home

    'Chicago P.D.' cast members feel at home
    "Chicago P.D." star LaRoyce Hawkins counts himself lucky to be working full time on a TV series without moving away from Chicago. The Harvey native and Thornton High School grad figured he'd eventually leave home for work after graduating from Illinois...

    Steppenwolf announces 'The Way West' casting

    Steppenwolf announces 'The Way West' casting
    Casting was announced on Tuesday for the world premiere of playwright Mona Mansour's "The Way West," a serio-comic play of frontier tales told by a modern downtrodden California mom, at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Directed by ensemble member Amy...

    Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices

    Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices
    Chicago is no longer known for its meat-and-potatoes menus but for its innovative contemporary cuisine, and the background music in more of the city's restaurants mirrors that same creative spirit. Scott McNiece, founder of Uncanned Music, sifts through...