| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:47 PM
TV tonight: The NBA Finals got off to a strong start Tuesday as the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder drew 16.2 million viewers. The Thunder took that game and will try to win Game 2, which starts at 9 on ABC. Jimmy Kimmel offers a prime-time special...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I know, I'm supposed to do a movie list on Fridays, not Thursdays. But I'll be out of the office a good chunk of the day Thursday, so I decided to write this one in advance and let it post......
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Clearly part of the ensemble, the five-time Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury knows how to make an entrance. So does James Earl Jones, who looks to be having more fun on stage than is legal....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of profiles of local restaurant chefs.
Kelly Fitzgerald has a pretty impressive chef's resume. He's worked at upscale hotel restaurants in Washington, D.C., and New York City and prepared food for...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:21 PM
LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Isn't half the fun of competitive arts awards the chance to guess who will be nominated, then win?
The first half of this sort of merriment for the theater world is the Tony Award nominations which will be announced Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m.
| May 1, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Last May, Da'Vine Joy Randolph graduated from the Yale School of Drama, unclear what her future as an actor would hold.
On Tuesday morning, she was nominated as best featured actor in a musical for her performance in "Ghost: The Musical," in a role of...
| May 1, 2012
"Once," "Newsies," "Leap of Faith" and "Nice Work If You Can Get It" were all nominated for a Tony Award in the category Best New Musical, the Tony committee announced in New York on Tuesday morning.
"Once," a musical based on the 2006 film with the same...
| Jun 10, 2012
Here is the full list of Tony nominations for 2012 (WINNERS are noted):
"Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris WINNER
"Other Desert Cities," Jon Robin Baitz
"Peter and the Starcatcher," Rick Elice
"Venus in Fur," David Ives
"Leap of Faith"...
| May 22, 2012
Actor Blair Underwood is the first African-American man to star in a Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." He stopped by live to talk about this Tennessee Williams classic which has has extended its Broadway run to Aug. 19.