| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:37 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:35 AM
With the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee taking a leaf from the Tony Awards playbook, the nominations for this year’s Jeff Awards are to be announced live and in public by a celebrity — in this case, the actress Jane Lynch.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:51 PM
"Fiddler on the Roof": Light Opera Works produces Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein's musical about Tevye and his five daughters living in their little village of Anatevka. Through Aug. 24 at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St. in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro is to be at the helm of Larry David's upcoming Broadway production, entitled "Fish in the Dark."
Shapiro is continuing her association with producer Scott Rudin. Rudin is also the producer of Shapiro's...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Billie Letts, the mother of the Chicago playwright Tracy Letts, died on Saturday in her home state of Oklahoma, according to reports in the Tulsa World and other sources.
Letts, who was 76, was a highly regarded novelist (as well as a teacher and...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:30 PM
NEW YORK — In its home base of Chicago, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's studiolike production of Kenneth Lonergan's closely observed and emotionally potent “This Is Our Youth” was an intimate, immersive affair. With the audience seated...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
To be an actress with red hair — and Molly Glynn was so gifted — is to constantly find your name attached to adjectives like "fiery" or "feisty" after even the most minor display of independence or spunk. Glynn, who was fond of red sweaters,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:03 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:01 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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.