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  • Smallest 'Tommy' actor growing in big role

     Smallest 'Tommy' actor growing in big role
    I think I'm going to like Peyton Owen when he responds to my outstretched arm with a long, firm handshake. I know I like him after he answers my first question. So, you're a fifth-grader playing a 4-year-old," I say with a playful smile to the young...
  • 8 Valentine's Day shows in Chicago

    8 Valentine's Day shows in Chicago
    Whether you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day date idea or just a few good laughs to distract from the sugar-coated Hallmark holiday, Chicago's theaters have you covered. From true tales of dates gone wrong to couples struggling with the zombie...
  • DHS graduate is composer of new Chicago kids' musical

    DHS graduate is composer of new Chicago kids' musical
    Danny Abosch wrote his first musical when he was a senior at Deerfield High School. It was called "Unwritten Rules" and premiered at Caruso Middle School. Since then, Abosch has come a long way in the field of musical theatre writing and composing. At...
  • Edward Norton on 'Budapest,' 'Birdman' and final bows

    Edward Norton on 'Budapest,' 'Birdman' and final bows
    In "The Grand Budapest Hotel," Wes Anderson's candy-bright fable of decades in the life of the title European edifice, he's Inspector Henckels, a late-1930s police officer and a gentleman, a bright flash of civility before a dark era. The film received...
  • Datebook for Feb. 12

    Datebook for Feb. 12
    ART ANTIOCH FINE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY: 41380 Route 83. (847) 838-2274; http://www.antiochfinearts.org. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. The annual People's Choice Awards is on display...
  • Cheyenne Jackson: Eyes wide open

    Cheyenne Jackson: Eyes wide open
    If we're lucky, at some point during Cheyenne Jackson's performance in Fort Lauderdale on Valentine's Day, the Tony Award-winning former "30 Rock" star will slide into the heartache of "A Case of You," a smoldering torch from Joni Mitchell's iconic "Blue"...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 13-19

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 13-19
    FRIDAY | "Samsara": An American couple are expecting a baby via a surrogate from India in Lauren Yee's new play. Through March 8 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-871-3000 or victorygardens.org SUNDAY |  "Marie Antoinette":...
  • 'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound

     'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound
    "The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
  • Hollywood Heritage celebrates Eddie Cantor's legacy

     Hollywood Heritage celebrates Eddie Cantor's legacy
    On Wednesday, Hollywood Heritage's Evening at the Barn celebrates the legacy of Eddie Cantor. The singer-actor-comedian-songwriter made his vaudeville debut as a teenager and went on to star on Broadway in such musicals as "Whoopee." Cantor headlined...
  • Clint Eastwood returns to the toll of war in 'American Sniper'

    Clint Eastwood returns to the toll of war in 'American Sniper'
    Clint Eastwood has occupied a corner bungalow on the Warner Bros. lot for 40 years, long enough to have directed 28 movies for the studio and know to keep a bag of peanuts handy for the squirrels who like to venture inside his office door. “That...
  • Frankie Valli At Mohegan Sun

    Frankie Valli At Mohegan Sun
    Armed with songs like "Big Girl's Don't Cry," "Walk Like A Man," "Rag Doll" and a half-dozen others you probably sang in the shower this morning, original Jersey Boy (pace, Frank Sinatra) Frankie Valli brings his Four Seasons back to Mohegan Sun on Nov....