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  • Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius

    Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius
    Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold. When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
  • Blotter: Oakbrook Terrace police nab Westmont man driving 103 miles per hour

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Oak Brook PROPERTY DAMAGE The rear window...
  • 'Delicate Balance' teeters slightly but always fascinates

    The setting for Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" is "the living room of a large and well-appointed suburban home," and scenic designer Santo Loquasto has conjured the scene so sumptuously at Broadway's Golden Theatre that you can practically hear the...
  • Review: Kraemer brings stylish verve to CSO's Bach marathon

    Review: Kraemer brings stylish verve to CSO's Bach marathon
    The idea of presenting Bach in bulk is not new but has gained currency in Chicago in recent months. Barely three weeks after the WFMT Bach Organ Project – a 10-concert series devoted to performances of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach...
  • Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative

    Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative
    The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
  • How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions

    How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions
    First came the national anthem played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, then a resplendent fanfare by Richard Strauss. But when 22 brass players and a pair of timpanists proclaimed the opening of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 6, 1964, that...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

     Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Featured pick Lira Singers: The group celebrates its 50th season with a festive concert of Polish carols, songs and dances, assisted by the Lira Dancers and Lira Symphony, with English narration. 3 p.m. Sunday, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E....
  • Virginia Arts Festival returns in 2015 with an international lineup of music, theater and dance stars

    Virginia Arts Festival returns in 2015 with an international lineup of music, theater and dance stars
    An international lineup of artists in music, theater and dance highlight the Virginia Arts Festival's 2015 season announced this week. Subscriptions are now on sale. The 19th season will open April 10 with Ballet Hispanico, a Latin-inspired troupe...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'The Oldest Boy' by Sarah Ruhl

    Sarah Ruhl's new play, "The Oldest Boy," is extremely imaginative and hypnotically beautiful, but the plot is a puzzler. An American woman, the wife of a Tibetan man, is visited by a high-ranking Buddhist priest and informed that her three-year-old son is...
  • Dancer Wendy Whelan leaves ballet, becomes a freelance modernist

    Dancer Wendy Whelan leaves ballet, becomes a freelance modernist
    In a ballet studio overlooking Grand Avenue downtown, long-limbed, bone-thin Wendy Whelan melts into the arms of her partner, Jared Angle, before sinking into a taut, high backbend off the floor. Then, in the last moment of their duet, he slides under...
  • Why Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' Demands a Wider 3D Release

    Jean-Luc Godard has never been one to shy away from a paradox. He might well appreciate the irony that his form-busting use of 3D in "Goodbye to Language" -- the very element that has made this by far his most passionately embraced work in years -- is...