Monday, April 15, 2019
The cast of comic actors — and one in particular — delivers fresh takes on subjects connected to the audience's real world.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 09:29AM
Monday, April 8, 2019
Opening production "Love, Chaos, & Dinner" blends cirque, spectacle, live music and comedy accompanied by fine dining.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 06:46PM
Monday, March 18, 2019
The two tuneful shows join 'Oslo,' 'Mean Girls,' 'Once on This Island' and a Britney Spears premiere, all previously announced, in the 2019-20 season.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 12:54PM
Sunday, April 8, 2018
While big laughs are scare, the talented writer-actors keep the energy high and break out plenty of silly moves.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 04:22PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The theater had been giving classes and performances since 1997.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 08:41PM
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The Goodman announced Tuesday that a six-week run of Keach's "Pamplona" will begin July 10 at the Owen Theatre.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 12:19PM
Sunday, January 14, 2018
At 8 she performed with the Village Players, who get a shout-out from her character in a fake Chantix commercial.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 06:00AM
Friday, December 29, 2017
He was a producer on TV series including "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "The Wayne Brady Show."SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 10:36PM
Sunday, December 17, 2017
The former PBS host had been scheduled to speak at the Chicago Theatre on Jan. 20.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 06:26PM
Sunday, November 5, 2017
The Glencoe company's board says a consultant is looking into claims against the longtime artistic director.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 04:11PM
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Spacey issues a public apology to the "Star Trek Discovery" actor and confirms for the first time that he is gay.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 11:18PM
Friday, October 27, 2017
Likable mainstage actors seem to favor the silly over the socially aware.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 02:46PM
Friday, October 6, 2017
The perpetually hungry Elgin native has other subjects in mind for his upcoming stand-up performances at the Chicago Theatre.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 09:00AM
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Some comedians reluctant to go too rough on the "sweetheart" actor best known for his "Cheers" role.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 09:45PM
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Barely seen since their one TV airing in 1967, bits by John Cleese, Graham Chapman and others get a second life in a show at the iO Theatre.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 08:59AM
Thursday, July 6, 2017
The cobalt performance artists are "a perfect cultural fit" for Cirque, its CEO says.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 02:27PM
The long tradition of Second City actors entertaining passengers on Norwegian Cruise Line boats is coming to an end. The Chicago-based comedy company’s contract with the cruise ship line w…SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 12:10PM
Sunday, June 11, 2017
The Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member and "Roseanne" co-star was honored for her acclaimed work in Lucas Hnath's sequel to the Ibsen classic.SOURCE: chicago.suntimes.com at 09:34PM
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Andy Richter and Jane Lynch play Mike and Carol Brady in a YouTube video of ...
The post 26 minutes of ‘The Real Live Brady Bunch’ surface on YouTube appeared first on Chicago En…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 08:47PM
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Musicals don’t always have to celebrate individuality and the triumph of the human spirit. Sometimes ...
The post Former Letterman writer to show industrial musical clips at Music Box …SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 08:23PM
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Monica Raymund, who plays paramedic-turned-firefighter Gabriella Dawson on “Chicago Fire,” is settling into the city’s ...
The post ‘Chicago Fire’ star Monica R…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 08:41PM
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Lena Dunham and her team have tapped two veterans of Chicago’s improv scene for a ...
The post 2 Second City alumni cast in Lena Dunham pilot for HBO appeared first on Chicago Entertai…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 04:21PM
Monday, November 2, 2015
Mike Nichols, the former Chicago actor and WFMT-FM announcer who went on to become one ...
The post Elaine May making Mike Nichols documentary for PBS appeared first on Chicago Entertainment…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 07:42PM
Friday, October 16, 2015
The school year will start in January for the Chicago improv team starring in a ...
The post Chicago improv team’s TV show ‘Teachers’ set for Jan. 12 debut appeared first o…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 11:00AM
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
One thing the latest Dorothy will discover when she gets to Emerald City: some pretty ...
The post Yellow brick road leads to high-fashion looks in ‘The Wiz Live!’ appeared first…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 05:33PM
Thursday, October 8, 2015
1. COMICS COME HOME The ChiTown Comedy Takeover show at the Chicago Theatre will be ...
The post The Mix — Lewis Black (and 5 other cool things to check out this weekend in Chicago) appear…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 08:00AM
Thursday, September 17, 2015
The local cabaret performances of “Glee” star Jane Lynch have shifted from a holiday present ...
The post Jane Lynch’s Lyric Opera shows move from December to June appeared…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 02:59PM
Sunday, August 30, 2015
America is about to get its first extended look at the cable version of “Teachers,” ...
The post Chicago comics’ ‘Teachers’ series gets TV Land sneak peek tonig…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 06:07PM
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Chicago actor and playwright Tracy Letts, whose scheming CIA director on “Homeland” often is compared to ...
The post Tracy Letts spoofs Dick Cheney in Funny or Die shorts appea…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 04:08PM
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Chicago actor-rapper Common, already busy this year with today’s 100,000 Opportunities Initiative job fair at ...
The post Common joins the cast of ‘The Wiz,’ live on NBC a…SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times at 03:01PM
Monday, August 10, 2015
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