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  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 12-18

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 12-18
    Friday | "Death Tax": In Lucas Hnath's play, a dying woman is convinced that her nurse and daughter are working to speed up her death in order to avoid paying an estate tax. Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan stars. Through Oct. 12 at Lookingglass Theatre...
  • 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...
  • Broadway's Kelli O'Hara Joins NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

    NBC has again turned to the Great White Way before setting off for Neverland, tapping Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara for its upcoming musical "Peter Pan Live!." O'Hara, whose credits include "The Bridges of Madison County" and "Nice Work if You Can Get It,"...
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'

    Steve Martin, Edie Brickell take musical detour with 'Bright Star'
    In the basement of the House of Charm, watching a group of people sing and dance, Steve Martin consults his iPad and prepares, once again, to transform. Above him, Balboa Park goes about its business. Tourists arrive by red trolley, brides pose amid the...
  • 'Peter Pan' on NBC casts Kelli O'Hara for live broadcast

    'Peter Pan' on NBC casts Kelli O'Hara for live broadcast
    NBC has bulked up the Broadway credentials of its upcoming live broadcast of "Peter Pan." Kelli O'Hara -- a five-time Tony Award nominee -- will play the role of Mrs. Darling, mother of Wendy, in the TV production scheduled to air Dec. 4. As...
  • Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome

    Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome
    In an age when no cinematic product seems safe from being targeted for a theatrical make-over, and when so few of these movies-turned-musicals end up having much substance to offer, "Once" impresses all the more. This modest-scaled work, now getting...
  • Cicely Tyson reflects on 'Trip to Bountiful' and journey back to stage

    Cicely Tyson reflects on 'Trip to Bountiful' and journey back to stage
    The role of Carrie Watts in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" represents an artistic summit for an actress of a certain age — as well as a potential awards magnet. First played on TV and the stage by Lillian Gish, the character was...
  • Review: 'The Last of Robin Hood' ★★

    Review: 'The Last of Robin Hood' ★★
    "The Last of Robin Hood" is the latest film starring the dashing Kevin Kline. It's also the latest of Kline's period pictures that wastes no time in dashing your expectations. Now 66, the actor has always had that delicious old-school panache, even back...
  • New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows

    New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows
    Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism." After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project. But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
  • Comedian Joan Rivers dead at age 81

    Comedian Joan Rivers dead at age 81
    Joan Rivers, who became a comedic star with an act that was a mélange of insult, insecurity, over-the-top cattiness and a nothing-is-sacred philosophy, died on Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa Rivers said. Rivers, an outspoken advocate...
  • Broadway's Carole King Musical 'Beautiful' Expands to London

    "Beautiful," the Carole King musical that has snowballed into one of the top-selling titles on Broadway, has lined up plans to open a West End production early next year ahead of a U.S. national tour in fall 2015. A London transfer had looked like a...