| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:58 AM
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Broadway drama "Good People," and its lead actress, Mariann Mayberry, emerged triumphant at the Joseph Jefferson Awards held at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace on Monday...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"The only premise of the book was to just go out and listen."
And the book, edited by Miles Harvey, who is quoted above, is remarkable. It's one of a kind, as far as I know -- "How Long Will I Cry?" -- the first publication of a newly formed nonprofit...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Some Chicago theater companies become important by growing to the point they become institutions — entities that hire actors, build subscriber bases, raise money for new buildings, that kind of thing. That's one form of influence. But what of that...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:15 PM
We lost a sterling actor this week, an actor whose name was less familiar than his face or voice. But fame is many things: fleeting, relative, frequently a matter of chance. To those who knew his work on screen and on stage, Christopher Evan Welch wasn'...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The latest preview for NBC's "Chicago P.D." offers hints at how "dirty" cop Hank Voight managed to go from jail to running the department’s elite Intelligence Unit.
"Things worked out, yeah," Voight says to the incredulous District 21 commander...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomed 275 guests to its fifth annual Women in the Arts fundraiser.
Held at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago on Dec. 9, the luncheon honored actresses Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale and Julianne Nicholson for their work...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The holidays are upon us, and in the spirit of the season a few of Chicago’s many theaters would like to give you a special message.
The theaters shown here — including hundreds of actors, directors, designers, staff and administrators...
| Jan 8, 2014
NPR's Joe Frank will bring his one-man show "Murdered by the Mind" to Steppenwolf Theatre Company for one night only on Saturday March 1, the theater announced on Wednesday.
Frank, who has previously appeared at Steppenwolf in 2010 and 2011 in other one-...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:13 PM
As part of the 2014 Garage Rep, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will bring back Late Night @ Garage Rep, an after-hours rotation of weekly fringe performances beginning on March 6, the company announced on Thursday.
Salonathon, the Noble Square...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Over and over, the negative reviews of "August: Osage County" have pulled variations on a sad theme, with various New York- and LA-based critics wrestling with the film without having seen, or read, the Tracy Letts play that came before it. Paraphrased,...
| Dec 27, 2013
It's the final column of 2013. So, happy New Year! And here are 10 moments from the Chicago theater — the inspired, the unusual and the I-can't-believe-they-just-did-that — that I'll be remembering for years to come.
1. The umbilical cord...