| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"The Qualms," the new play by Pulitzer winner Bruce Norris ("Clybourne Park"), has locked in a New York run at Off Broadway's Playwrights Horizons just ahead of the opening night of the show's world premiere run in Chicago.
Playwrights Horizons was the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are the latest star actors to take a crack at Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth," the 1996 play that has always attracted notable talent thanks to the depth, pathos and wit of its portrait of adrift, privileged post-...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera (L-R) came to the Tribune Tower to be interviewed by Chris Jones for the Theater Loop blog, to talk about their new play at the Steppenwolf Theatre called, "This is Our Youth". It's a play that explores the...
| 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 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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 ("...
| Aug 28, 2014
In an unexpected flurry of late summer activity, it was revealed that two Chicago theater companies are eyeing new homes in buildings that once were put to use by the city of Chicago. Chicago Children's Theatre, in residence at the Ruth Page Center for...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Seanachai Theatre Company announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday, while also saying that it will no longer be called Seanachai Theatre Company. The theater’s new monicker is Irish Theatre of Chicago. It’s a bold change for the twenty-year-old...
| 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 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...