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  • Tim Kazurinsky will go to Broadway this spring

    Tim Kazurinsky will go to Broadway this spring
    Tim Kazurinsky, the Chicago actor and Second City alum best known for his years spent on “Saturday Night Live” and his role in the "Police Academy" films, will perform on Broadway this spring in "An Act of God." A spokesman for the...
  • Rachel Dratch to host 2015 Shorty Awards

    Rachel Dratch to host 2015 Shorty Awards
    Rachel Dratch, the comedienne best known for her seven-year stint on "Saturday Night Live," will host the 7th annual Shorty Awards, which will bestow laurels on the top social-media personalities and sites of the year. This year's Shorty Awards will...
  • Highland Park woman teaches self-esteem through improv

    Highland Park woman teaches self-esteem through improv
    When Eileen Kahana of Highland Park retired after 30 years of teaching middle school English, she promised herself she would take some classes to feed her creative passions. Little did Kahana know one of those classes, improv acting at Chicago's...
  • 'Better Call Saul's' Odenkirk reunites with David Cross for Netflix

    'Better Call Saul's' Odenkirk reunites with David Cross for Netflix
    Bob Odenkirk, currently staring in "Better Call Saul" on AMC, will reunite with comedy partner David Cross for a sketch comedy series on Netflix. The pair first worked together on "The Ben Stiller Show" and later collaborated on HBO's "Mr. Show with Bob...
  • Here & Now for April 2

    Here & Now for April 2
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, performances and more. Antioch¿¿¿ Auditions: PM&L Theatre will hold auditions for "Assassins," the multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force musical by Stephen Sondheim, at 7 p.m. April 6 and...
  • ''Silicon Valley" comedian T.J. Miller coming to ArtsQuest Center

    ''Silicon Valley" comedian T.J. Miller coming to ArtsQuest Center
    Comedian and actor T.J. Miller, a cast member of the HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley," will perform at Banko Alehouse Cinemas at the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was just announced. Miller will perform at 8 p.m. June 22, 8 p.m. Tickets, at $17...
  • A second wind for Second City?

    In celebrating The Second City's 55th anniversary, Andrew Knox has gotten a crash course in cultural history. Namely, he's gotten a sense of what was funny years ago — and whether the laughs hold up in 2015. Knox, who will join other touring...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 29-April 5: 'The Break of Noon' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 29-April 5: 'The Break of Noon' and more
    Liz Shannon Miller tackles the concussion crisis in pro football in "Clutch," Florida residents resist their state's “Occupation” by China in Ken Ferrigni’s satire, and a white-collar worker's life is changed after a really bad day at...
  • Party game Utter Nonsense is comedic gold for improv troupes

    Party game Utter Nonsense is comedic gold for improv troupes
    Members of the improv troupe Redmond are ready to switch gears mid-act and perform with a thick Irish brogue, the flat monotone of a robot — even an orgasmic screech. What will they say next? Not even they know. It all depends on the luck of the...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' star loves the Sox—and shopping

    'Duck Dynasty' star loves the Sox—and shopping
    No historian has ever described the White Sox as a dynasty, but they will have the Duck Dynasty in their corner this season. Willie Robertson, star of the reality series "Duck Dynasty," is close friends with Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche. With...
  • Star players carry Chicago banner in NCAA tourney

    Star players carry Chicago banner in NCAA tourney
    Despite the fact that no teams within Chicago's city limits are headed to the NCAA tournament, the Second City's impact on March Madness is still first rate. It starts at the top with this year's overwhelming favorite, Kentucky. Almost everybody will...