| Feb 4, 2012
Every presidential campaign turns out to be a quadrennial godsend for editorial cartoonists, but for Lalo Alcaraz, 2012 is a jubilee year. Herman Cain, chowing down at a Miami restaurant, asks, “How do you say ‘delicious' in Cuban?” Newt...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The bleating about broken government and partisanship continues. "Why can't those boobs in Washington agree on anything?" We're constantly told that the way to fix the country is to dethrone the left and right and empower the middle. Americans Elect, No...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:30 AM
I grew up among scientists ambivalent about church. At age 10, I argued my friend out of literal creationism. We decided to make up our own philosophy, the basis of Classical Cynicism. We relabeled Christianity Paulism because Paul mostly wrote the New...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:47 AM
"War Horse,"the hit West End and Broadway show based on the children's novel by Michael Morpurgo and famous for its puppet horses, will be in Chicago for Christmas.
Broadway in Chicago announced Wednesday that the national touring production of the show,...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 7:32 AM
No one could predict in 1940 that World War II was destined to become the deadliest conflict in history, so they couldn't foresee how important the data in the 1940 census might become one day.
Information about the lives of U.S. citizens, including...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot."
"From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:57 PM
With his curly blonde 'fro, oversized glasses and open-mouthed gape, Jon Heder's teenaged misfit character from "Napoleon Dynamite" always seemed profoundly cartoonish. Fox must have agreed, recently turning the quotable 2004 indie-comedy-turned-mega-...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:47 AM
How important are pre-Broadway tryouts and dedicated Chicago productions to Chicago's cultural economy? Very. Especially since the business of touring theater has changed so very much.
As Lou Raizin, Broadway in Chicago's savvy president, well knows,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Is the U.S. ready for a Mormon president? You bet we are!
The “moral majority” has had enough of the immoral behavior of the Lindsay Lohans and Charlie Sheens who plague our airwaves. It’s high time we had some pro-marriage, pro-family...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The upcoming Chicago production of "The Book of Mormon" will put single tickets on sale to the public March 19, Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday.
But if you have an American Express card, you can buy tickets at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2. The "presale" will...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:17 PM
This cartoon is inspired by the Broadway play, "The Book of Mormon" and President Ronald Reagan's Eleventh Commandment: "Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican."
Of course, when Reagan ran for the presidency, it was a different time....