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  • Wicked fun with 'The Behavior of Broadus' at Sacred Fools Theater

    Wicked fun with 'The Behavior of Broadus' at Sacred Fools Theater
    Controversial psychology and show-biz moxie commingle in “The Behavior of Broadus,” with triumphant results. As delightfully self-assured as it is comically self-referential, made up of equal parts whimsy, wacky, profane and profound, this...
  • 'Conviction' at Rubicon Theatre has courage all its own

     'Conviction' at Rubicon Theatre has courage all its own
    “Conviction” is the flip side of “Doubt” — in more than a semantic sense. Carey Crim’s promising new drama about a high school teacher accused of sexual misconduct shares some obvious thematic DNA with John Patrick...
  • REVIEWS: 'Isaac's Eye' ★★½ and 'Death Tax' ★★

    REVIEWS: 'Isaac's Eye' ★★½ and 'Death Tax' ★★
    This past weekend, two works by the same author opened at two leading Chicago-area theater companies, Writers Theatre in Glencoe and Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. This would not be so unusual if the playwright was William Shakespeare or David Mamet,...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • The shame and glory of Tennessee Williams in John Lahr's new book

    The shame and glory of Tennessee Williams in John Lahr's new book
    One day a comprehensive literary biography of Tennessee Williams will be written that won't resemble a psychiatric case study. Until then let's savor John Lahr's "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," a work that is scintillating on the...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • An emotionally charged 'Spring Awakening' by Deaf West Theatre

    An emotionally charged 'Spring Awakening' by Deaf West Theatre
    For anyone who didn’t quite connect with the 2008 Ahmanson Theatre production of "Spring Awakening" on an emotional level, the current production by Deaf West Theatre will redress that deficit brilliantly. If rippling goosebumps are any indication...
  • DANCE REVIEW: Happydog + Khecari at Links Hall ★★★

    DANCE REVIEW: Happydog + Khecari at Links Hall ★★&#9733
    Khecari specializes in the odd: unusual states of mind, ambiguous emotional tones, cockeyed takes on history, mythology, politics. Slant rhymes are the rule. The two pieces on its shared program with Happydog, through Sunday at Links Hall, are no...
  • 'The Simpsons' set to invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons' set to invade the Hollywood Bowl
    When you gather some of the top creative names behind "The Simpsons" in one room, a reporter's questions tend to get buried under rapid-fire one-liners, overlapping anecdotes and boisterous laughter. ¡Ay caramba! But who would expect otherwise from a...
  • Choreographer Jan Bartoszek makes Cuban connections

     Choreographer Jan Bartoszek makes Cuban connections
    "I'm really trying to find out what makes people dance," says choreographer Jan Bartoszek. "It's got to come from the whole body — it's not just intellectual, not about mimicking." Bartoszek, who's helmed contemporary troupe Hedwig Dances for...
  • Kyle Kinane's unfinished puzzle

    Kyle Kinane's unfinished puzzle
    Before he found comedy, Kyle Kinane was in a Chicago punk band, The Grand Marquis, with some of the friends he grew up with in west suburban Addison. "Our motto was, 'It's not talent, but it's at least entertainment,'" he recalls now, some two decades...