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Monday, August 10, 2015

‘We Gotta Bingo’ director ailing in Minnesota by Darel Jevens

The director of "We Gotta Bingo," an interactive show that opened last week in Chicago, is fighting for his life, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis reports. The post ‘We Gotta Bingo̵…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 05:29PM

Chicago comedy duo Defiant Thomas Brothers to reunite by Darel Jevens

The Defiant Thomas Brothers, a Chicago sketch-comedy duo who made a mark on the local ... The post Chicago comedy duo Defiant Thomas Brothers to reunite appeared first on Chicago Entertainme…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 04:52PM
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Famous comedy alumni return for August shows at iO by Darel Jevens

Several alumni of Chicago’s iO improv theater who went on to national fame are returning ... The post Famous comedy alumni return for August shows at iO appeared first on Chicago Enter…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 09:39PM
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Second City exec Kelly Leonard steps aside to launch production company by Darel Jevens

Kelly Leonard, one of the top creative voices at Second City in recent decades, will ... The post Second City exec Kelly Leonard steps aside to launch production company appeared first on Ch…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 01:57PM
Monday, May 25, 2015

‘SNL’ star Vanessa Bayer returning to Chicago, and that’s pretty cool by Darel Jevens

It didn’t take Vanessa Bayer long to make an impression on “Saturday Night Live.” On ... The post ‘SNL’ star Vanessa Bayer returning to Chicago, and that’…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 07:59PM
Monday, May 11, 2015

Christine Rice, Eric Owens withdraw from CSO’s ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’ by Darel Jevens

Illness has forced two key singers to bow out of this month’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra performances ... The post Christine Rice, Eric Owens withdraw from CSO’s ‘Pelléas…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 06:17PM
Sunday, April 19, 2015

A few laugh riots goin’ on in ‘Soul Brother’ show at Second City e.t.c. by Darel Jevens

Despite its Afrocentric title, “Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?” is more MSNBC than BET, flitting ... The post A few laugh riots goin’ on in ‘Soul Brother’ show a…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 12:20PM
Sunday, February 1, 2015

‘Frozen’ ice show cancels Sunday night performance by Darel Jevens

The snow never bothered Elsa, but it could be a pain for fans trying to ... The post ‘Frozen’ ice show cancels Sunday night performance appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - …

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 12:16PM
Friday, January 9, 2015

Chicago improv performer, teacher Jason Chin dies at 49 by Darel Jevens

Jason Chin, a prolific and influential Chicago improv director and performer for almost two decades, ... The post Chicago improv performer, teacher Jason Chin dies at 49 appeared first on Ch…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 09:46AM
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Sting’s musical ‘The Last Ship’ capsizes on Broadway by Darel Jevens

“The Last Ship,” the first musical by pop star Sting, will close Jan. 24 after ... The post Sting’s musical ‘The Last Ship’ capsizes on Broadway appeared first …

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 09:35AM
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

‘Twist Your Dickens’ welcomes ‘Orange Is the New Black’ star by Darel Jevens

An “Orange Is the New Black” star will spend some of New Year’s Eve goofing ... The post ‘Twist Your Dickens’ welcomes ‘Orange Is the New Black’ sta…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 04:00PM
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Holiday Helper — Show of the Day: ‘The Second City That Never Sleeps’ by Darel Jevens

A 24-hour marathon of improv runs from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 6 p.m. Wednesday at Second ... The post Holiday Helper — Show of the Day: ‘The Second City That Never Sleeps’ appea…

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 03:26PM
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mike Nichols’ career began with Compass Players at University of Chicago by Darel Jevens

The career of Mike Nichols, the prolific stage and screen director who died Wednesday at ... The post Mike Nichols’ career began with Compass Players at University of Chicago appeared …

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 08:30AM

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