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  • Tracy Letts plays his part in illuminating Edward Albee's 'Woolf'

    NEW YORK — Tracy Letts has his hands full these days writing plays and preparing for the release of the movie version of his Pulitzer-Prize-winning drama, "August: Osage County." But he's added another formidable task to his agenda: elucidating...
  • Arts groups to benefit from grant

    On Tuesday at the headquarters of the Yollocalli Arts Reach program in Pilsen, Alex Aguilar was hunched over a piece of 8-by-11 paper, carefully outlining the word “Chicago” in cursive. He drew the city skyline rising from the tops of the...
  • Reprise Theatre Co. hires Stephen Eich to lead reorganization

    Reprise Theatre Co. hires Stephen Eich to lead reorganization
    The financially troubled Reprise Theatre Company says it has hired Stephen Eich, an L.A. theater veteran, to help lead its efforts to reorganize during its self-imposed hiatus.  The company is hoping to relaunch sometime in the summer of 2013, said...
  • Starz won't re-elect 'Boss'

    Starz won't re-elect 'Boss'
    The "Boss" wasn't powerful enough to keep his Starz series on the air. Kelsey Grammer won a Golden Globe for his role in the series as fictional Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, a ruthless survivor in the cutthroat world of city and Illinois politics. "After...
  • Stars light up Broadway this season

    Stars light up Broadway this season
    As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
  • New trailer is a first peek at 'August: Osage County' movie

    New trailer is a first peek at 'August: Osage County' movie
    Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Today, we are reminded of these universal truths: “Life is very long” (T.S. Eliot). “Family holds us up….Family knocks us down.” And Meryl Streep is poised for a 2013...
  • Tonys 2013: 'Vanya and Sonia,' 'Lucky Guy' lead play nominees

    Tonys 2013: 'Vanya and Sonia,' 'Lucky Guy' lead play nominees
    NEW YORK -- The Tony nominations announcement Tuesday morning brought good news to Christopher Durang’s dysfunctional-family tale "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" and the late Nora Ephron's period journalism weepie "Lucky Guy" with the two...
  • Chicago and the arts

    Chicago and the arts
    The huge dramas playing out from Boston to our flooded basements are weighing on our hearts now. But humans are not wired to be stressed out 24/7/365. When our imaginations are ready to soar, we¬†couldn’t be in a better place than Chicago. Local...
  • After son's murder, mother works to help other victims' families

    After son's murder, mother works to help other victims' families
    When Joy McCormack's son was murdered after a Halloween party in 2009, she was lost: not only in trying to rationalize why this senseless act occurred, but also in the horrific aftermath of navigating everything from emergency rooms to courtrooms. "I...
  • It's a nerd world

    It's a nerd world
    Once a month, at Third Coast Comics in the Edgewater neighborhood, the store closes for the evening and the knitting comes out. Followed by the drinks. Drink & Draw & Knitting Night is the second Thursday of each month, as it has been since Terry Gant...
  • 'The Whale' and other big fish to check out right now

    'The Whale' and other big fish to check out right now
    April can be the cruelest or the kindest month for a critic, but it most certainly is the busiest month in the Chicago theater. Over the last 30 days, I've seen about 30 shows in Chicago and New York. I'm gonna get right to the point here; there are...