| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Over the years, "The Simpsons"on Fox has engaged a few Broadway talents in guest spots -- Stephen Sondheim, David Mamet and Mandy Patinkin all have put it vocal cameos. The series even paid tribute to Bob Fosse in a few episodes, with an obnoxious...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Casey Nicholaw, the Tony Award-winning director (and choreographer) of the Broadway smash "Book of Mormon" is bowing out of a speaking gig at Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists.
Nicholaw was the high profile speaker in a...
| Jan 5, 2012
Happy new year! So what do we have to look forward to in 2012 in the world of Chicago theater? Let's start with new places to see shows. The first new theater to open in 2012 likely will be the Rivendell Theatre in the Edgewater neighborhood — a...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 5:48 PM
As tensions in Florida rise over the control of scarce water supplies, the Brevard County city of Cocoa, a heavy user of water pumped from rural Orange County, is offering to sell the increasingly precious resource to Orange County's utility — for a...
| Jan 17, 2012
Let's face it, Mitt Romney seems more than a little opaque. On the one hand he's über-rich, incredibly smart and nakedly ambitious; on the other he seems somehow robotic, shut-down and so happy to embrace the pragmatic option that the core of his...
| Jan 22, 2012
For months, Mitt Romney's rivals in the Republican presidential race have hammered him as a closet moderate, especially on third-rail social issues such as abortion and gay marriage.
"Mitt Romney: Not conservative," charged one recent and typical...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 10:12 AM
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| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:06 PM
If you've been staring at the huge banner of the beautiful Renee Fleming on the back of the Civic Opera House — or noting how well the Lyric Opera of Chicago finds the sex and glamour in its promotion of its season of operas — you're...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 6:45 AM
In Paul West's recent article concerning Republican presidential candidates Herman Cain, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, ("Cain setback, Gingrich gain?" Nov. 30), it was stated that Mr. Gingrich "has also benefited from the persistent wariness toward...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Casey Nicholaw, Tony Award-winning co-director of the Broadway smash, "Book of Mormon" will lead a panel discussion on the musical as part of Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists next month.
Nicholaw, who also...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The Orange County Mormon Choral Organization released a recording this week of an epic work performed earlier this year in Costa Mesa.
Recording "Messiah in America," a 34-movement oratorio utilizing four soloists and an astounding 700 musicians, took...