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  • 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,...
  • 2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE

    2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE
    New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Executive education even more essential

    These are difficult times. Despite signs of a tepid economic recovery, we remain mired in the worst labor market in 70 years. Consumer confidence has plunged, home sales are flat-lining and fears of a double-dip recession persist. So of course it's...
  • Cool Internet Thing of the day

     
    By Megan Crepeau I'm late to this, since the blog seems to have been around for a while, but if you haven't seen Calumet 412 yet either, today's the day to check it out. The blogger is a collector of......
  • 'American Idol': Scotty McCreery brings his 'Water Tower Town' to the 'Idol' stage

     
    After he was done performing, Jimmy Iovine takes a moment to present Scotty McCreery with a framed print of his album cover and platinum record, which means he's sold over 1 million copies....
  • BET, Signal Ensemble: Theaters reused and recycled, but happily not reduced

     
    The Black Ensemble Theatre is on track to move out of its current home in the Uptown Center Hull House, above, breaking ground in early September on a new space on North Clark Street. (Tribune photo by Alex Garcia) On......
  • Inside the new Broadway Playhouse: Goodbye, chandeliers, hello off-Broadway in Chicago cool

     
    The new Broadway Playhouse at 175 E. Chestnut St. (Tribune photo by William DeShazer) The crystal chandeliers at the Drury Lane Water Tower are gone. Replaced by neon tubes at the Broadway Playhouse. That should be enough to tell you......
  • Let's hear it 'For the Boys': Marriott Theatre anounces 2011 season

     
    The Marriott Theatre is to produce a new musical based on the 1991 Bette Midler film "For the Boys." Penned by Aaron Thielen, Marriott's co-artistic director, the new show is the tale of a 1940 big-band singer and employs a......
  • 7 Fingers' balancing act: 'Traces' is a new kind of circus coming to the Broadway Playhouse

     
    "Traces" plays Oct. 26 to Dec. 19 in the Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut St.; $50-$71.50 at 800-775-2000 and www.broadwayinchicago.com The history of the traveling circus in America goes back to the late 18th century. And for the next 200......
  • More is More Mom: It Takes a Long Time To Grow An Old Friend…

     
    As the More is More Mom®, I’m all about…… more time with my gal pals! When your kids are little, you meet a million families, …...