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  • REVIEW: 'Constellations' on Broadway starring Jake Gyllenhaal

    REVIEW: 'Constellations' on Broadway starring Jake Gyllenhaal
    NEW YORK — "Before people had faith," remarks one of the two characters in Nick Payne's head-spinning new Broadway play "Constellations," "people's lives were their own." That's the kind of line that pulls you up short in the theater. First you...
  • Theodore Bikel: 'If we did not leave, we would be dead'

    Theodore Bikel: 'If we did not leave, we would be dead'
    From his childhood in Austria, bearing witness as the Nazis declared hatred for European Jews, to his adulthood in America, studying the folklore of author Sholom Aleichem and portraying Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof," Theodore Bikel has been a...
  • All the 'Newsies' that's fit to print

    All the 'Newsies' that's fit to print
    "Disney's Newsies," coming Feb. 3-8 to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, concerns a newsboy strike in New York at the turn of the 20th century. But the story of David (the ragtag paperboys, aka "newsies") versus Goliath (publishing...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Fortress of Solitude'

    The musical timeline of "The Fortress of Solitude" is mid-1960s to late 1980s. But the theme of this blood-pumping, heart-thumping show -- the indestructible links that bind us to the old neighborhood -- is timeless. The story, from Jonathan Lethem's 2003...
  • Celebs gather to celebrate 125 years of Auditorium Theatre

    Celebs gather to celebrate 125 years of Auditorium Theatre
    The event: As if on cue, the 125th anniversary of the Auditorium Theatre took center stage on the exact day the theater opened 125 years ago. The national historic landmark, headed by board chairman Melvin L. Katten of Winnetka and executive director...
  • New Trier alumnus manages inaugural Chicago Artists Chorale

    New Trier alumnus manages inaugural Chicago Artists Chorale
    Stephen Schellhardt, who was raised in Winnetka and has appeared in the Glencoe Writers Theatre production of “Days Like Today,” is company manager of the newly formed Chicago Artists Chorale. Schellhardt, a 2001 New Trier Township High...
  • Things to do around DuPage County this weekend, Nov. 28 and 29

    Take a break from the family, or with the family, and check out these post-Thanksgiving weekend events. For more event listings around the suburbs, check out the Pioneer Press events calendar. ‘Camelot,’ 8 p.m. Friday This Broadway musical...
  • REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre
    Ugly, groggy-eyed and not unlike a low-rent Tony Soprano, I headed to my stoop for my Sunday Tribune. My early-morning eyes landed on an envelope for my very loyal carrier's holiday tip. Excellent timing, Andre! I had the Newsies ringing in my ears. All...
  • Neil Patrick Harris, in Oscars' 'perfect storm,' faces ultimate hosting test

    Neil Patrick Harris, in Oscars' 'perfect storm,' faces ultimate hosting test
    After years spent calling for Neil Patrick Harris to host the Oscars, fans of the star got what they asked for Wednesday when Harris was named emcee of the 2015 ceremony. The actor playfully hinted at the announcement in a video distributed on social...
  • Leisure Studies: for King & Country and back home by 9:30 p.m.

    Leisure Studies: for King & Country and back home by 9:30 p.m.
    By 9:30 p.m. Saturday I was home. From a rock concert. Back in the day, we wouldn’t leave the suburbs for Chicago until 9:30 p.m. to hit places including Club 950 and Metro to hear what was called college rock, which morphed into indie rock. But...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world

    'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world
    Can you hear the hair? On billboards and bus ads across Los Angeles, the curly locks of Gustavo Dudamel often seem to be in motion as the conductor strikes a pose of musical ecstasy. In "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the...