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  • Chicago Theater Review: 'The Qualms' by Pulitzer Winner Bruce Norris

    Pulitzer-winning playwright-provocateur Bruce Norris ("Clybourne Park," "The Pain and the Itch") has proven himself an expert at depicting American middle class hypocrisy, exposing characters' true convictions as contradictory to the beliefs they would...
  • Honorary street is latest trick up late Chicago magic man's sleeve

    Honorary street is latest trick up late Chicago magic man's sleeve
    A few noteworthy facts about Jay Marshall, whose name is about to go on an honorary Chicago street sign: He appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" 14 times. His sidekick was a belching glove puppet named Lefty. He was featured in a 1940s Broadway...
  • Daniel Radcliffe hopes the magic is gone and he'll be taken seriously

     Daniel Radcliffe hopes the magic is gone and he'll be taken seriously
    Everyone is ignoring Daniel Radcliffe. He's just stepped out of a black SUV and walked into a North Hollywood pie shop, a bodyguard, assistant, three publicists and groomer trailing behind. No one at the Republic of Pie is losing it — the...
  • Theater review: 'Book of Mormon' is smart, vulgar and sweet

    There certainly is plenty of vulgarity in "The Book of Mormon," as one would expect from something created by "South Park's" Trey Parker and Matt Stone and "Avenue Q's" Robert Lopez. There's no shortage of f-words and riffs on subjects such as diarrhea,...
  • Keke Palmer will be new Cinderella on Broadway

    Keke Palmer will take over the title role in the current revival of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" in New York, becoming what is believed to be the first black actress to play the role on Broadway. The 20-year-old Palmer is scheduled to begin...
  • Hot trends in swimsuits both nostaligic and futuristic

    Hot trends in swimsuits both nostaligic and futuristic
    From the return of the one-piece swimsuit to the surge of sporty silhouettes, the recent Swim Week Miami Beach offered expert intel on swimwear's top trends. In its 10th year, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim's fashion shows provided a panoramic view of...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]
    This week, 51 years ago, James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi, film "Promises! Promises!" in which Jayne Mansfield appeared nude, was the No. 1 film in America, and these were the most popular...
  • Summer Theater Review: 'The Visit' Starring Chita Rivera

    There's a delicious moment in the reworked musical "The Visit" when Chita Rivera, playing Claire Zachanassian, the world's richest woman, speaks of her eventful, much-widowed life and her near-death experiences that claimed several of her limbs. She...
  • New York may regulate costumed characters after unseemly incidents

    New York may regulate costumed characters after unseemly incidents
    These are tough times for Batman in Gotham City. His fellow comic book characters hustling for tips in Times Square are giving superheroes a bad name. Spider-Man even punched out a cop last week. And there's a new mayor with an attitude that does...
  • 'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture

    'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture
    When last seen in Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way," Lyndon B. Johnson was being serenaded with "Happy Days Are Here Again." After brokering the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with an iron fist and a good ol' boy smile, he managed to escape...
  • Wendell Pierce on 'Ray Donovan,' Jon Voight and his 'personal trifecta'

    There was Wendell Pierce last Sunday night, sitting at a bar, pounding down drink after drink and getting kind of emotional as he talked about how messed up things had gotten in his life. Shades of Bunk Moreland, of “The Wire,” to be sure....