| Mar 14, 2013
Negative five stars (out of four)
An instant landmark of crap, “Upside Down” begins with an interminable voiceover as Adam (the permanently earnest Jim Sturgess of “Cloud Atlas”) utters, “The universe is so full of wonders,&...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:14 AM
It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of.
Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Two men have been charged with slaying a woman and two children and wounding a 4-year-old boy in an October 2010 shooting in south suburb Harvey.
Brandon Griffin, 29, of the 100 block of Shabbona Drive in Park Forest, and Dajuan Crockett, 22, who lives...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The expected legal settlement between the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and director Julie Taymor has failed to materialize, leading a federal judge in New York to set a new trial date for the ongoing battle.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:15 AM
When Sandy Finley needed gifts for colleagues recently, a store-bought picture frame simply wouldn't do. Instead, she whipped up a little something in pink and black, using a product originally made to keep ammunition cases dry during World War II.
| May 18, 2012
Ever since he first burst onto the scene with his ground-breaking work in the mini-series MARVELS, Alex Ross has been one of the most notable talents in the comic-book industry. Since then, he’s gone on to win an Eisner Award - the comics equivalent...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The abs of Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino have been immortalized in comic book form. The "Jersey Shore" personality and Wizard World unveiled the cover of his new comic Wednesday, in which Sitch is a superhero.
Created by Sitch and artist Greg Horn, the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:13 AM
NEW YORK — Seeing as he grew up in the county of Surrey in southeast England and was called one of Britain's rising stage actors at an early age, you might expect that Andrew Garfield has Sir Laurence Olivier as one of his role models.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The legal case pitting director Julie Taymor against the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is underway in a federal court in New York. Though the trial isn't scheduled to begin until early next year, a judge presided over a...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Christian Borle won the Tony Award for featured actor in a play for "Peter and the Starcatcher," beating out Andrew Garfield for his role in the recent revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman."
"Starcatcher" is a quasi-prequel to "Peter Pan"and...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Broadway fell fast for "Once," the melancholy but moving movie-to-musical about a lovelorn Irish street musician and his Czech guardian angel, which scooped Disney's chirpier "Newsies: The Musical" for the award for best musical at the 2012 Tony Awards....