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  • REVIEW: 'Airline Highway' at Steppenwolf Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Airline Highway' at Steppenwolf Theatre
    "In the beginning," observes a dying character in Lisa D'Amour's fascinating new Steppenwolf Theatre Company drama, "Airline Highway," "there was sex." Miss Ruby, who is played by the remarkable actress Judith Roberts, and whose imminent demise is the...
  • Artistic directors protest firing at Jewish theater

    Artistic directors protest firing at Jewish theater
    Several Chicago-area artistic directors have signed an open letter protesting the firing of Ari Roth, the artistic director of Theater J in Washington, D.C. Although the stated cause of Roth’s firing last week was insubordination, Roth has said in...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 12-18

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Dec. 12-18
    FRIDAY | "Newsies": "Headlines don't sell papes, Newsies sell papes." And tickets. This touring musical is based on the Disney movie about the Newsboys Strike of 1899, and has a score by Alan Menken and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Through Jan. 4 at the...
  • A holiday message from Chicago's theaters

    A holiday message from Chicago's theaters
    It's that time of year again, and you know what that means — The Theater Loop's annual holiday video message! This year, 38 theaters and productions participated in the video. The theaters shown here — featuring hundreds of actors,...
  • Well known Chicagoans name their holiday family classics

    Well known Chicagoans name their holiday family classics
    What makes a holiday film, play or TV show a classic? For many, it's because watching it brings back fond memories of holidays past. For some, it's because the film offers an important message for the season. And there are those who just like spending the...
  • Steppenwolf and CSO are among the largest NEA grantees in Illinois

    Steppenwolf and CSO are among the largest NEA grantees in Illinois
    The National Endowment for the Arts announced its 2015 grant recipients on Tuesday. Out of $29 million in nationwide awards, 60 Illinois arts organizations will receive a total of $1,636,000. The local organization that received the most money was the...
  • Laurie Metcalf will be honored by Steppenwolf

    Laurie Metcalf will be honored by Steppenwolf
    The actress Laurie Metcalf will be honored next year at the Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts luncheon, the theater said on Tuesday. Metcalf is an original ensemble member of Steppenwolf Theatre, where she last appeared in Lisa D’Amour’s...
  • Steppenwolf actress Alana Arenas' style is as eclectic as her roles

    Steppenwolf actress Alana Arenas' style is as eclectic as her roles
    People often want to describe Alana Arenas' eclectic personal style as "funky." But the 33-year-old Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member really would prefer that they didn't. "That is a word that I actually hate," Arenas said. "I just feel like [my style...
  • Celebration of Sheldon Patinkin announced

    Celebration of Sheldon Patinkin announced
    A celebration of the life of Sheldon Patinkin, the influential teacher and Chicago comedy pioneer, has been set for Monday, Jan. 26, it was announced Monday. The event will take place in the main theater at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts...
  • 'Animal Farm' adds four public performances

    'Animal Farm' adds four public performances
    Steppenwolf For Young Adults' acclaimed production of "Animal Farm," newly-adapted from George Orwell's novel by Alice Austen and Steve Pickering, will add four more public performances, the theater said on Monday. Those performances occur Friday, Nov....
  • Sandro Miller does all Malkovich, all the time

    Sandro Miller does all Malkovich, all the time
    The first thing to know about "Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters," the new exhibition opening at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in River North on Saturday, is that the artists mean it. They do, they really do. Chicago...