On Stage With Chris JonesCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Summer" about the life of legendary singer Donna Summer, now playing at the Nederlander Theatre and the classic "American in Paris" on stage at the Drury Lane Theatre.
'Hair Love' Embraces Loving One's Own Hair5From Chicago, director Matthew Cherry was in Los Angeles to receive his first Academy Award for his animated short film 'Hair Love." CBS 2's Jim Williams reports on how it's more than just a funny animated film. It has a serious message.
On Stage With Chris JonesCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "The Adult in the Room" at the Victory Garden Theatre and "Grease" at the Marriott Theatre.
New Path Awaits Meghan And HarryCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports Northwestern grad Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (Duke and Duchess of Sussex) will be able to live in Canada and the UK, per Queen Elizabeth II. The controversial monarchical move comes after Meghan and Harry announced they would be stepping back from their royal duties.
On Stage With Chris JonesCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Trent James: Pure Lies" at the Chicago Magic Lounge and "Do You Believe In Madness" at Second City.
A Fond Farewell To 'Hamilton'Sunday marked the final curtain call for the wildly successful Chicago production of 'Hamilton.' CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Final Curtain Call For 'Hamilton' In Chicago'Hamilton' fans likely pumped $100 million a year into the local economy. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports, with some observations from CBS 2 Theatre Critic Chris Jones.
Rolling To A StopYou've seen them near popular tourist attractions: the red double decker tour buses.They're going out of business in Chicago. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports they were a visible presence downtown and at big events.
'The Steadfast Tin Soldier' At Lookingglass TheatreLooking for something fun to do with the family during winter break? The Steadfast Tin Soldier is back at Lookingglass Theatre.
On Stage With Chris JonesCBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews the classic "Phantom of the Opera" and the musical inspired by the hit movie "Mean Girls."
On Stage: ‘The Light In The Piazza' and 'Working'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews "Southern Gothic," playing at the Lyric Opera of Chicago; and "Working," playing at the Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre.
Rapper Juice WRLD RememberedChicago rapper Juice WRLD died after suffering a medical emergency at Midway International Airport. He was just 21 years old. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Celebrate The Holiday Season With The Aurora Paramount Theatre's Beauty And The BeastThis season's production is the classic musical Beauty and the Beast.
On Stage: ‘Lindiwe’ And ‘Always… Pasty Cline’CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews “Lindiwe “ at the Steppenwolf Theatre and “Always… Pasty Cline” at the Firebrand Theatre.
'A Wild Ride’: Comedian Jenny Slate Brings Her Book Tour To Chicago's Vic Theatre FridayComedian Jenny Slate is bringing her book tour to Chicago’s Vic Theatre on Friday. She spoke with CBS 2 about her book, stand-up special and time in Chicago.
On Stage: 'Latin History For Morons' And 'I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews two performances centered around acerbic comedians and comic actors. "Latin History For Morons" is John Leguizamo's one-man-show about the lack of Latinx history being taught in schools. "I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce" features Ronnie Marmo in the title role as the acid-tongued comedian who braved censors in the 1960s.
On Stage With Chris Jones: 'The King's Speech' And 'The Man Of Good Hope'CBS 2 theater critic Chris Jones reviews two performances now at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, "The King's Speech" and "The Man Of Good Hope"
Actress Diahann Carroll Has DiedThe iconic African American actress Diahann, star of television and screen, has died of cancer. She was 84
PAWS Pet Of The Week: JollyJolly is a sweet terrier mix who has lived with other dogs so she'd be comfortable with other dog siblings.
Police, Movie Theaters Step Up Security For 'Joker' ReleaseThe controversial film "Joker" is making its debut across the country. Its storyline is prompting concern, and strict rules at some theaters. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: AdlerThis week's pet is Adler, a chihuahua mix who loves treats and snuggles. Adler is blind but loves walks and snuggling on the couch and is looking for a family to help him feel comfortable in his home and to help him manage his diabetes.
NCIS Brings Back Ziva David In Season PremiereReturning for the NCIS season premiere is Ziva David. CBS spoke with actress Cote de Pablo.
PAWS Pet of the Week: PrudencePrudence is a cute 12-year-old chihuahua mix, found as a stray. She's blind but has a lot of pep in her step. She likes cuddling and playing with tennis balls.
Celebrity Shoutout App Cameo Makes LinkedIn List Of Top StartupsA hot new tech company called Cameo is the only Chicago firm to make LinkedIn’s 2019 “Top Startups” list, and they’re hiring. Cameo allows consumers to pay celebrities to give shoutouts to friends and family. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.