| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Curator? "Nah. I never use that word," says a smiling Chicago International Film Festival founder and artistic director Michael Kutza, now in his 49th year of running the show. The show, as he sees it, used to be a one-man show; now it's a team effort....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The next show at the Royal George Theatre mainstage will be "Motherhood the Musical," a carefully targeted commercial show with mothers of all stripes in its marketing sights. "We have high hopes for a nice long stay in Chicago," said producer Alan Glist,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:42 PM
"Is it going to hurt?" the very pregnant young woman at the center of "Motherhood the Musical" asks the trio of older, wiser friends who've popped round for a baby shower and, like you do, to sing a few original musical numbers in the mother-to-be's...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 2:24 PM
There's bad opening weekends ... and then there's B-A-D opening weekends.
Uma Thurman's latest flick might top the list of the latter category. "Motherhood," which had already flopped in the U.S., somehow did even worse when it made it across the pond....
| May 28, 2008
MOST Hollywood actresses won't tackle their "Raging Bull" moment until they've established their actual comely credentials somewhere on record. Minnie Driver is not most actresses. Thirteen years ago, she launched her film career as the chubby, awkward...