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  • Deaf star of 'Tribes' wants theater world to listen

    Deaf star of 'Tribes' wants theater world to listen
    I've written several times about the issue of hearing actors playing the roles of deaf, or partially deaf, characters. That happens from time to time in Chicago, most recently at Profiles Theatre. The casting of a hearing actor in the role of a deaf...
  • Steppenwolf announces Late Night @ Garage Rep lineup

    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...
  • Steppenwolf announces 'The Way West' casting

    Steppenwolf announces 'The Way West' casting
    Casting was announced on Tuesday for the world premiere of playwright Mona Mansour's "The Way West," a serio-comic play of frontier tales told by a modern downtrodden California mom, at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Directed by ensemble member Amy...
  • 25 years for 'Too Much Light': Neo's reach goes far beyond Andersonville

    25 years for 'Too Much Light': Neo's reach goes far beyond Andersonville
    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...
  • Christopher Evan Welch: An actor who made an impression

    Christopher Evan Welch: An actor who made an impression
    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'...
  • REVIEW: 'Exit Strategy' by Jackalope Theatre ★★★★

    REVIEW: 'Exit Strategy' by Jackalope Theatre ★★★★
    At once poetic, political, sad, funny, timely, complex and compassionate, Ike Holter's thrilling, beautiful new play "Exit Strategy" is the story of the desperate final days of a condemned, crumbling Chicago public school dreading its upcoming prom date...
  • Review: 'Of Mice and Men' finds James Franco in CliffsNotes mode

    NEW YORK — Why is James Franco, the world's most famous perpetual student, making his Broadway debut in a revival of that panting war horse "Of Mice and Men," a favorite of high school English teachers and Turner Classic Movies addicts? It's a...
  • Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin Will Take 'This Is Our Youth' to Broadway

    Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin will star in a new production of Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play "This Is Our Youth," originating this summer at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater and moving on to Broadway for a September opening. Anna D. Shapiro, the "August:...
  • Authors H-L

       - Return to other listings Gene Ha Gene Ha has worked since 1992 on comics such as “Fables,” “Action Comics,” “Justice League,” “The Shade,” and his collaboration with writer Alan Moore on “...
  • 'Sex With Strangers' announces casting

    Casting was announced on Tuesday for Second Stage Theatre's production of Laura Eason's "Sex With Strangers," a play that had its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 2009 as part of the First Look Repertory and was mounted again at that...
  • Anna Gunn Shoots for Off Broadway in 'Sex With Strangers'

    Anna Gunn is following her "Breaking Bad" co-star Bryan Cranston to the New York stage, where she'll star this summer in Laura Eason's "Sex with Strangers" directed by David Schwimmer. Gunn hasn't been on the New York boards since she was in the...