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  • Billie Letts, mother of Tracy Letts, dies in Oklahoma

    Billie Letts, mother of Tracy Letts, dies in Oklahoma
    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...
  • The selling of Oak Park teen Tavi Gevinson

     The selling of Oak Park teen Tavi Gevinson
    Look! Here's the recent high school graduate Tavi Gevinson swinging from a crab apple tree in her Oak Park backyard — as photographed by Annie Leibovitz and published in Vanity Fair. Look! Here's Tavi Gevinson lying on her single, teenager's bed...
  • New high school promotes classical curriculum

    New high school promotes classical curriculum
    Northbrook resident Denise Wasserman, a former elementary school teacher, has home-schooled her two daughters, but this fall the older one will join a handful of students in the inaugural freshman class at the G. K. Chesterton Academy of Chicago, which...
  • Little Mac surprises, delights

     
    We went to see "This Is Our Youth" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company last night. It stars Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson and Kieran Culkin, and I wondered, despite Chris Jones' positive review, whether we weren't in for a bit of......
  • REVIEW: 'This is Our Youth' at Cort Theatre

    REVIEW: 'This is Our Youth' at Cort Theatre
    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...
  • Remembering Molly Glynn, 46, a talented actress with many roles

     Remembering Molly Glynn, 46, a talented actress with many roles
    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,...
  • 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...