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Tribune Chief CriticBailiwick Repertory, a theater company not known for producing lavish musicals, has gone out on a limb by throwing all of its resources into one of the classics of American musical theater, "Gypsy." With a cast of 19 actors, including children, it's one...
Tags: Entertainment, Music Theater, Theater, Children, Celebrities
Tribune chief criticA suave production and a lively leading lady have brought the great old Broadway musical "Call Me Madam" back to happy life in this weekend's concert staging in the Auditorium Theatre. Originally produced in 1950, "Madam" made good-natured topical fun...
"You've got to climb to the top of Mount Everest to reach the Valley of the Dolls. It's a brutal climb to reach that peak which so few have ever seen." Jacqueline Susann, "Valley of the Dolls" Peddling literary trash and sex to the American public is...
Tags: Movies, Andrew Bergman, Nathan Lane, Bette Davis, Eddie Cantor
Tribune staff reporterRobin Williams sedate? The 1970s and '80s version of the manic stand-up, whose stream-of-consciousness comedy, potty mouth and improvised rants were only matched by his restless movements on stage, didn't show up at the Chicago Theatre on Tuesday, the...
TRIBUNE STAFF REPORTER3 stars (out of 4) Those of us who love Broadway have been killing it off for almost a century, at least as far back as George Kaufman's famed epitaph for "the fabulous invalid." But few have doomed or glorified the Great White Way with as convincing...
Times Staff Writer"Connie and Carla" proves Nia Vardalos, creator and star of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," was no flash in the pan. Boldly reworking the "Some Like It Hot" plot, with a nod to "Victor/Victoria" and "La Cage aux Folles," Vardalos has come up with a crowd-...
Tags: Movies, John V Burke, Arts and Culture, Tony Curtis, Weddings
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday March 21, 1997 Americans love success stories, particularly those with humble beginnings and unhappy endings. So when the phenomenally popular Selena Quintanilla Perez, the Grammy-winning Queen of Tejano Music, was shot to death in March...
Tags: Murder, Movies, Family, Minority Groups, Constance Marie
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