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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...
  • 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...
  • Tony Awards 2013, 'Kinky Boots' takes best musical title

    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

    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

     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?,"...