Tony Highlights: A Historic Win And A Strong Night For Women"I wish I wasn't the only woman directing a musical on Broadway this season," she said. "There are so many women who are ready to go. There are so many artists of color who are ready to go. ... This is not a pipeline issue. It is a failure of imagination by a field whose job is to imagine the way the world could be."
Chicago Theater Events This WeekThere's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Chicago this week, from Cirque du Soleil to a comedic magic show.
A Britney Spears Musical Stage Comedy Is Set For ChicagoThe show will have its world premiere this fall in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. Previews begin in October.
Steppenwolf Theatre Begins ExpansionIt will have a dedicated education floor. Officials say that will triple the theater's space devoted to its education work.
Why Small U.S. Theaters Have Canceled 'To Kill A Mockingbird'Rudin is arguing that author Harper Lee signed over to him exclusive worldwide rights to the title of the novel and that Rudin's current adaptation on Broadway — written by Aaron Sorkin — is the only version allowed to be performed.
Chicago Play Keeps The Spirit Of An Old Lakeview Club That Welcomed Latin American Immigrants AliveA new play in Chicago is revealing a part of Chicago history that not many people know about.
Theater Trips: 5 Critically-Acclaimed Shows Everyone's Talking About & Everyone In Your Group Will LoveTake a look at these upcoming Chicago-area smash hit plays, perfect for a trip with your youth group, social club or other organization.
Cinema Chain Starts Inspecting Bags As Safety MeasureCBS 2's Vince Gerasole purchased a ticket at a multiplex Thursday. Cinema staff, not security guards, were checking bags of anyone attending showings.
Best Theaters In ChicagoNo matter whether the city's critics give a show four stars or only sort-of recommend it, the visitor is likely to leave impressed if the theater is historical, ornate or atmospheric.
Senn High School To Name Theater After Harold RamisSenn High School principal Susan Lofton said, after Ramis’ death in February, the idea for a tribute began small, then mushroomed.
Local Family Declines Invite To Colorado Theater Re-OpeningThe family of a Crystal Lake native killed in last summer's Colorado movie theater shooting is declining an invitation to attend the theater's re-opening this week.
5 Carriages Destroyed In Fire At Noble Horse StableThere are reports Friday morning an electrical problem may be to blame for a fire in the noble horse stables in old town last night.
Best Summertime Theater Activities For Kids In ChicagoIf you have a budding young performer who dreams of taking center stage, sign that little singer, dancer, actor or comedian up for a summertime program that will offer theater, acting and performance arts classes near home. From Shakespeare to "Glee," Chicago's got theater covered.
Best Opera Performances In ChicagoIf going to an opera is on your bucket list of things to do, than you definitely want to check out some of these Chicago performances.
April Arts PreviewThere aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy event in Chicago. Check out our quick guide to five can’t-miss picks for April.