| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts, indie film fave Parker Posey, Johanna Day (Edward Albee's "Peter and Jerry") and Glenn Fitzgerald (off-Broadway's "This") make up the cast for the world premiere of Will Eno's "The Realistic...
| Mar 26, 2012
Steppenwolf's third annual "Women in the Arts" luncheon March 12 highlighted the career of actress Julianna Margulies. Co-chaired by Carole L. Brown, Elizabeth Connelly, Nene Foxhall, Jan Melk and Donna La Pietra, the sold-out event at the JW Marriott...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The New York-based actress (and Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member) Kate Arrington is joining the cast of Robert Falls' upcoming Goodman Theatre production of "The Iceman Cometh," the Goodman said Wednesday.
The production of the Eugene O'Neilldrama...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Over a recent lunch, genial playwright Donald Margulies was wondering why it took so many years to get a foothold in Chicago.
Margulies, who seemed genuinely quizzical on the subject, had a point. With the exception of a (to my mind) quotidian 2003...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Etel Billig, the co-founder of the Illinois Theatre Center in Park Forest, an indefatigable pioneer of professional theater in the Chicago suburbs and a Chicago actress with decades of work on the city's leading stages, died March 28, after suffering a...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:59 AM
The Washington Post is reporting this morning that Steppenwolf Theatre co-founder Gary Sinise was injured in a car accident on Friday inWashington, D.C., and spent some time in the hospital.
According to the report, his injuries were described as minor,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A Spring Theater preview? But doesn't the regular theater season end in May?
For some of the state's half-dozen major regional theaters, that's true. Others, which follow a spring-to-winter schedule instead of the academic-year calendar preferred in...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Tony Award-nominee de’Adre Aziza (“Passing Strange”), Clifton Duncan, Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Kyle Beltran (leading role in Broadway’s “In the Heights” and on tour), Marc Damon Johnson, and Angela Lewis make up the cast...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:07 AM
PerformInk has called Artistic Director Brian Posen one of the most influential people in the Chicago theater scene & New City named Brian as one of the top 30 Players who really perform in Chicago. Posen is the Artistic Director of Stage 773, Street...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The prospect of interviewing Don DeLillo produces a certain anxiety. DeLillo, one of the most heralded American novelists of the past 40 years, has a reputation for being inaccessible, emotionally and otherwise. While by no means a recluse like J.D....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:49 AM
NEW YORK - In an unusual throwback to how Broadway operated when Edward Albee's booze-soaked George and Martha first prowled the boards in 1962, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's naturalistic, emotionally intense, Chicago-style take on “Who's Afraid...