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  • Sting to appear in Steppenwolf benefit event

    Sting to appear in Steppenwolf benefit event
    The Grammy Award-winning musician Sting will appear at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in a benefit event to support the theater's Artistic Development Fund on Feb. 24, Steppenwolf announced on Friday. Ahead of the world premiere of his new Broadway-bound...
  • Actors in the studio

    Actors in the studio
    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...
  • Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014

    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014
    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, founder and director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists in Chicago, was the physician actors, singers and musicians turned to when stricken with an injury or illness that threatened their craft. When actor Steve...
  • In Everyman's 'Tribes,' a theme that resonates with its star

    In Everyman's 'Tribes,' a theme that resonates with its star
    Many a play deals with language and communication. There is always theatrical ore to be mined in the way people express themselves — or fail to — and how that can complicate so many things in life. British playwright Nina Raine gives the...
  • Tony Awards 2013, 'Kinky Boots' takes best musical title

    The Tonys live... 8:22 p.m.: "Kinky Boots" was named best new musical, bringing its awards haul to six, the most of any production at the 67th annual Tony Awards. The musical, based on the 2005 British movie about a drag queen who saves a shoe factory,...
  • 2013 Tony Awards: A strong Chicago accent again

    2013 Tony Awards: A strong Chicago accent again
    On a stunning Tony Awards night for Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, whose revival of “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” proved triumphant in more categories than expected, “Matilda,” the spunky, imported, heavily favored...
  • Tony Awards 2013: 'Kinky Boots' struts off with best musical

    NEW YORK — On Broadway's biggest night, a feel-good cross-dressing musical kicked up its heels. “Kinky Boots,” the Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper show about a struggling shoe factory that turns to fetish-wear to survive, took home...
  • Tonys 2013: 'Virginia Woolf' gains plaudits, though posthumously

    NEW YORK — Tony Award winners usually see a boost in ticket sales after they clean up at the ceremony. But one of the biggest winners Sunday night, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,"...
  • Center Theatre Group headed for fifth straight budget deficit

    Center Theatre Group headed for fifth straight budget deficit
    By some measures, L.A.'s Center Theatre Group is the busiest nonprofit stage company in the nation — and it's the biggest by far outside Manhattan. But now this theatrical giant is in serious need of more than a little help from its friends. The...
  • Why Chicago mentions from the Tonys podium matter

     Why Chicago mentions from the Tonys podium matter
    Those who toil in Chicago's storefront theaters had two moments in the sun recently. One was anticipated: the non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards held at the Park West nightclub. The other was entirely unanticipated: the 2013 Tony Awards held Sunday at the...
  • Herzog in 'Belleville': How well do we know each other?

    Herzog in 'Belleville': How well do we know each other?
    So, how well do you know your lover? Can you really trust your husband? Your wife? Implicitly, you say to yourself as you read. One would hope so. But every so often, the news media will throw up a story of someone living a complete lie, someone who...