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  • REVIEW: 'Rest' at Victory Gardens Theater ★★½

     REVIEW: 'Rest' at Victory Gardens Theater ★★½
    The Idaho retirement community at the heart of "Rest," the new play by Samuel D. Hunter, who received a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" last week , is no place you want to spend your golden years. Granted, there are no druggies or winos, but it is...
  • John Malkovich goes eccentric in 'Casanova Variations,' photo exhibit

    John Malkovich goes eccentric in 'Casanova Variations,' photo exhibit
    Malkovich? Malkovich Malkovich. The strange, unconventional career of John Malkovich has two projects this fall to extend his brand of languorous eccentricity: his new movie, "The Casanova Variations," and an art exhibition featuring the actor...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 26 to Oct. 2
    Sunday | "The Night Alive": When a stuck-in-a-rut guy comes to the aid of a distressed woman, both of their lives are changed for the better. Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper star in Conor McPherson's play. Through Nov. 16 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company,...
  • REVIEW: 'Season on the Line' at House Theatre ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Season on the Line' at House Theatre ★★★
    What the cult Canadian TV show "Slings & Arrows" did for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival — and for resident classical theaters in general — so Shawn Pfautsch's "Season on the Line" aims to do for small Chicago theater companies. The...
  • Hartford-Raised Actress Dies In Accident In Chicago

    Chicago-based actress Molly Glynn, who was born and raised in Hartford, died Saturday after being struck by a tree while out cycling with her husband. She was 46. She died after a tree fell on her while she was caught out bicycling during a storm on...
  • Chicago theaters will dim lights

    Chicago theaters will dim lights
    Chicago theaters all over the city will dim their lights on Thursday in memory of WGN radio personality Roy Leonard and actors Molly Glynn and Bernie Yvon, all of whom died last week. The theaters, including the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre...
  • Steppenwolf announces Garage Rep 2015 lineup

    Steppenwolf announces Garage Rep 2015 lineup
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced the lineup for its sixth annual Garage Rep, the theater’s yearly repertory of local storefront work, on Tuesday. The three participating theaters include Cold Basement Dramatics, Pride Films and Plays and Red...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Griffin will perform 'Balm in Gilead'

    Griffin will perform 'Balm in Gilead'
    Griffin Theatre Company announced its spring production on Thursday, Lanford Wilson’s “Balm in Gilead.” Jonathan Berry, currently assisting Anna D. Shapiro on the Broadway mounting of “This Is Our Youth,” will direct the...
  • Steppenwolf show to move to Broadway

    Steppenwolf show to move to Broadway
    The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of "Airline Highway" by Lisa D'Amour is to move to Broadway after its Chicago engagement. Joe Mantello directs both in Chicago and New York. "Airline Highway," a play about life on and around a seedy New...
  • Manhattan Theater Club Sets Lisa D'Amour's 'Airline Highway' for Broadway

    Manhattan Theater Club, the New York nonprofit theater company, will round out its Broadway season with "Airline Highway," the new play by Lisa D'Amour ("Detroit") that will premiere later this fall at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater. Joe Mantello ("...