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  • This 'Follies' is no second fiddle

    This 'Follies' is no second fiddle
    Among Stephen Sondheim fans, it's already being called "the other 'Follies.'" When Gary Griffin and Chicago Shakespeare Theater began making plans for a major Chicago revival of the 1971 musical (book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Sondheim)...
  • Stephen Ouimette added to 'Iceman' cast

    Stephen Ouimette, the distinguished Canadian actor known for his work at the Stratford Festival of Canada and for the cultish TV show "Slings and Arrows," has been added to the cast of Robert Falls' starry production of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman...
  • Stratford 'Superstar' headed to Broadway

    The Startford Festival's production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" is headed to Broadway. Des McAnuff's production will open at the Neil Simon Theatre on March 22, the Canadian festival announced on Tuesday. Prior to New York, the show will play a fall...
  • William Shatner, boldly going

    William Shatner, boldly going
    Ask William Shatner a simple question like, oh, "How are you?" and he comes back with, "I am reeking of vitality," a phrase that seems to sum him up pretty well, all things considered. It has echoes of his youth as a Shakespearean actor in director...
  • A new way to Stratford ... and home to the North Shore

    Chicago-area fans of the Stratford Festival in Canada have a new and vastly more convenient way to fly to the popular theatrical destination. On June 14, American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin non-stop service from...
  • Stratford Festival names new artistic director

    Stratford Festival names new artistic director
    The Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada announced Saturday that Anthony Cimolino, its current executive director, will become its next artistic director. Cimolino will replace Des McAnuff, the current artistic director, who is stepping down to...
  • PASSINGS: John Neville, George Gallup Jr., Irving Geller

    PASSINGS: John Neville, George Gallup Jr., Irving Geller
    John Neville Canadian actor and stage director John Neville, 86, a British-born Canadian actor and stage director who played the title role in Terry Gilliam's 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and had a recurring role in "The X-Files" TV...
  • From the Archives: Stratford Apartments fire

    From the Archives: Stratford Apartments fire
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields

    Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields
    Who wrote Shakespeare? Sounds like "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" Yet about 150 years ago, people on both sides of the Atlantic began asking how an otherwise obscure William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon could have crafted the most brilliant works...
  • Weinsteins pull the plug on 'Finding Neverland' musical at La Jolla Playhouse

     
    La Jolla Playhouse cancels 'Finding Neverland' musical...
  • Cast announced for Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s ‘Importance of Being Earnest’

     
    Actor Philip Nolen will play Lady Bracknell in the upcoming Orlando Shakespeare Theater production of Oscar Wilde's “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The casting of a man in the female role follows the latest Broadway revival of the classic...