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  • 'Cascabel': For the love of Rick Bayless and his sexy food

    'Cascabel': For the love of Rick Bayless and his sexy food
    Lubricated by a salty margarita purloined in the lobby, clearly besotted with the environmental theatricality of period Mexican chic, and with the taste of Rick Bayless' tuna ceviche apparently dancing cartwheels on his lips, one intensely aroused...
  • Lookingglass adds ensemble members

    Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre anounced Thursday that is has added two of its longtime collaborators, Anthony Fleming III and Kevin Douglas, to its ensemble of artists. Both have acted frequently at the theater, across many years. The Lookingglass...
  • Summer Theater Guide 2012: Our top 10 most-anticipated shows

    Summer Theater Guide 2012: Our top 10 most-anticipated shows
    A potential superhero awaits the unleashing of his powers. Tracy Letts mourns over Moscow. A Chicago disaster is revisited. A young man misses his appointment with Goldman Sachs. Oedipus hits the streets of Los Angeles. Hats fly on the Goodman Theatre...
  • 'Big Lake Big City' at the Lookingglass Theatre ★★½

    'Big Lake Big City' at the Lookingglass Theatre ★★½
    “Big Lake Big City,” a wildly ambitious and staggeringly unwieldy new Keith Huff comedic pot-boiler set in a town near you, features such famous Chicago attractions as a county morgue wherein pathologists play golf with severed heads, a couple...
  • Story about sensuality fails to come alive onstage

    Story about sensuality fails to come alive onstage
    Marguerite Duras' semi-autobiographical novel "L'Amant," or "The Lover," paints in many hues. It is a tactile portrait of the colors of Southern Indochina in 1929; it reminds us that not all colonialists were rich or powerful, complicating people; it...
  • At Lookingglass, a tiger tale set in Iraq

    At Lookingglass, a tiger tale set in Iraq
    Can a talking Bengal tiger in the Baghdad zoo serve as both a narrator and a ghost? That might sound like a bizarre question, but it comes to mind presently at the Lookingglass Theatre. The titular big cat in Rajiv Joseph's distinctive drama “...
  • With Rick Bayless in 'Cascabel' at Lookingglass, food really becomes theater

    With Rick Bayless in 'Cascabel' at Lookingglass, food really becomes theater
    Rick Bayless is adding another leaf to his already formidable repertoire of celebrity chef, researcher, author, TV host and all-around culinary entrepreneur focused on the cuisine of Mexico. Next spring, Bayless will be the live-and-in-person star of a...
  • Watch the trailer for MTV's Chicago-based series 'Underemployed'

    Watch the trailer for MTV's Chicago-based series 'Underemployed'
    You probably know close to nothing about “Underemployed” -- other than the fact that the MTV show spent the summer filming in Chicago. The brand new series doesn’t have a star like “Boss,” as many recognizable faces as...
  • Interview: Michael Pena's adjusting to the view from up there

    Interview: Michael Pena's adjusting to the view from up there
    Michael Pena wanted to sit closer to the floor-to-ceiling windows at NoMI during a recent lunch — and who wouldn't? The trendy restaurant on the seventh floor of the Park Hyatt hotel offers customers a scenic view of Michigan Avenue and the Water...
  • Singer Marc Anthony co-hosts fundraiser in Chicago

    Singer Marc Anthony co-hosts fundraiser in Chicago
    Marc Anthony has done plenty of favors for other charities over the years, but now it's the salsa crooner who is asking for help for his own non-profit organization. Anthony and Chicago entreprenuer Henry Cardenas are raising money for the charity they...
  • Onstage, as in city's inferno, confusion reigns

    Onstage, as in city's inferno, confusion reigns
    As Chicago burns in the Lookingglass Theatre's "The Great Fire," John Musial's inflammatory theatrical collage about the events of Sunday Oct. 8, 1871, a little clutch of rich Chicagoans stares out at the inferno. "I predict we will be rebuilding a city,...