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Here is one word to describe the current summer offerings in our great Midwestern capital of live theatrical entertainment: Thin. Sure, we're buzzing through June, what with Nathan Lane, "Timon of Athens" and the TBS Just for Laughs Festival, which is...
Tags: Entertainment, Goodman Theatre, Broadway Theater, Theater, Music
Zap2ItWithout benefit of his Madea guise, Tyler Perry succeeds yet again as writer, director and star of a tale that slants heavier toward drama than comedy. He plays a man who lives his personal and professional lives just as expected, until he takes an...
School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
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...
Tags: Water Tower, Entertainment, Tony Awards, Goodman Theatre, Music
Weather this gorgeous and we’re suggesting you spend part of your night inside? Actually, yes. These seven theater companies aim to lure you indoors with new comedies, musicals and specialty shows, all of which kick off in June. And really, how can...
Tags: Tony Awards, Theater, Entertainment, Goodman Theatre, Music
5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:05 a.m. The role for aerial applicators (formerly known as crop dusters) has grown in Midwest agriculture in the past 5 years. Max shares a visit with one who flies over...
Phylicia Rashad has signed on to direct a play called "Immediate Family," in a new commercial production to be staged this summer in rented space at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. The play, which is produced by Paul Boskind, Ruth Hendel and Stephen...
Hartford CourantThere will be an "Into the Woods" reunion of sorts at the Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, May 6, following the 3 p.m. performance of the revival of the play at the theater, directed by Mark Lamos. The 25th anniversary cast reunion will include...
CNNThe Smithsonian Institution officially began construction Wednesday on a new museum dedicated to African-American culture and heritage -- a complex committed to the celebration and study of one of the central components of the American story....
Tags: CNN (tv network), Culture, Barack Obama, Museums, John Lewis
The legendary Dr. Seuss was ahead of his time in so many ways. In 1971, he created "The Lorax," one of the first eco-friendly children's books ever written. In simple language, the story teaches the need to respect and care for the natural beauty of...
Tags: Entertainment, Tyler Perry, Brian White, Danny DeVito, Movies
Staff reporterActor Brian White hopped on the Dunkin Donuts Studio on the Run to talk about his role as Walter Deeds in the latest movie "Tyler Perry's Good Deeds." A successful, wealthy businessman, Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry) has always done what's expected of him,...
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