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  • After 34 years, Next Theatre has closed its doors in Evanston

    After 34 years, Next Theatre has closed its doors in Evanston
    UPDATED ... Next Theatre Company, the 34-year-old, Equity-affiliated Evanston company that premiered “Killer Joe” (Tracy Letts' first play) and Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt's hit musical “Adding Machine,” is shutting down, effective immediately. The remaining shows in its 2014-15 season have all been canceled, the productions will not be happening, and subscribers will not be getting their money back.
  • Michael Shannon drawn to 'Elvis & Nixon' due to mystery surrounding historic meeting

    Michael Shannon drawn to 'Elvis & Nixon' due to mystery surrounding historic meeting
    There’s no need to ask Shannon whether he likes film or the theater more. The Oscar-nominated actor will tell you he prefers theater without being prompted — no wavering, no politically correct answer — even though he realizes most...

    Michael Shannon to perform next season at A Red Orchid

    Michael Shannon to perform next season at A Red Orchid
    Michael Shannon will return to A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago next season to star in a show, the actor has said. “It’s going to be our 20th anniversary at Red Orchid next season, so I’m going to come back and do a show,”...

    'Man of Steel' review: Big and strong

    'Man of Steel' review: Big and strong
    *** (out of four) Other than a major influx of action and Kal-El’s/Superman’s mom giving birth, “Man of Steel” opens much like 1978’s “Superman.” Kal-El’s father Jor-El (Russell Crowe) dismisses evil...

    'Man of Steel' follows the grim path first trod by the Dark Knight ★★ 1/2

    'Man of Steel' follows the grim path first trod by the Dark Knight ★★ 1/2
    Thanks, "Man of Steel." Because of the scene where Superman battles two of his adversaries from the planet Krypton in downtown Smallville, wrecking most of an IHOP and a Sears store, I now associate pancakes and appliances with pain and suffering. A...