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“The Taming of the Shrew,” Shakespeare’s comedy about the war between the sexes, has had a rough time of it for decades now, ever since the dawn of the feminist revolution.…
"EmpowerYouth! Igniting Creativity through the Arts" is a multiyear after school educational and creative partnership that kicks off Oct. 4.
In the show, Mizrahi sings standards while also riffing, on among other things, personal weight issues, sleeplessness and Jewish stereotypes.
The musical will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell ("Kinky Boots").
This production of the infrequently revived show, brilliantly directed by Fred Anzevino, is wholly captivating.
The Facebook host and podcaster will publish essays about "all those tiny embarrassing moments" from his suburban upbringing.
The virtually sold-out program in Orchestra Hall on Saturday centered on two 19th-century stalwarts and a pair of crowd-pleasing, blue-chip artists.
What happens when you very cagily flip the ordinary positioning of performer and audience?
The alliance will mark the end of the Joffrey's long-time relationship with the Auditorium Theatre.
In his latest stage role, Godinez takes on a legendary fictional character.
This is also a jarringly uneven play that tries too hard to be hip and often ends up undercutting the very meaningful notions it is meant to explore.
"Death of a King: A Live Theatrical Experience" is based on Smiley's 2014 book of the same title.
Sadly, the whole production wears you down as often as it enchants.
Miller was a realist who tapped into the fractured heroic nature of his characters and the very specific time and place in which they lived.
The all too rarely revived 1990 musical devised by Clarke Peters features the wonderfully antic songs of 1930s saxophonist/bandleader Louis Jordan.
The theater is located at 18 W. Monroe.
A long-running hit at the Apollo, the tribute to Elvis Presley and his fellow Sun Records artists finds its proper scale on a Broadway-size proscenium
If your upcoming travel plans include New York, here's a look at some of the highlights of the first half of the 2017-18 Broadway season.
Stage versions of Atwood's work are still rare, so Rivendell's riveting world premiere production of her novel "Alias Grace" is reason to celebrate.
Now a Broadway star, former Chicagoan is up for TV's top prize for playing Joan Crawford's housekeeper Mamacita on "Feud."
The comedian, who returns to the area this weekend for a stand-up show, reveals Second City benefit included a 'Superfans' bit and surprise guests.
Each of the towers is a self-contained ecosystem with heating & ventilating connectors, electrical connections, acoustical panels & sprinkler system.
It is Hall's work on the opera stage that left its greatest mark in Chicago.
James Still's fascinating fantasia, "The Heavens are Hung in Black," is now receiving an enthralling Shattered Globe Theatre production.
"American Assassin" stars Michael Keaton and Sanaa Lathan know Chicago well — loving everything from our food scene to the city's creative theaters.
Discovery is the name of the game on Chicago stages. An astonishing pool of young talent is at work in this city right now (with many of the performers barely out of university theater progr…
The 2018 lineup features work by Chicago writers Ike Holter, Aline Lathrop and J. Joseph Cox, along with Kathleen Cahill and Sean Christopher Lewis.
Some comedians reluctant to go too rough on the "sweetheart" actor best known for his "Cheers" role.
In the end, the screechy-screaminess of it all, along with the crotch grabbing, simulated humping and dumb humor, have a numbing effect.
Stage musical parody of the 1980s Fox series finds its Donna Martin in one very talented, and very hairy actor.
The Unit is a year-long residency in support of new work in collaboration with Chicago Dramatists.