Scribe Joel Drake Johnson's compact, potent new work, "Four Places," takes place in real time, as a middle-age brother and sister take their mother to lunch.
Robert Falls' production of "Desire Under the Elms," starring Brian Dennehy, is headed for a Broadway run after its January preem at the Goodman Theater in Chicago.
Michael McKean has signed to star in "Superior Donuts," the new play from Pulitzer-winning "August: Osage County" scribe Tracy Letts, beginning performances at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company…
Touring productions of "Grease," "A Bronx Tale," "A Chorus Line" and "Xanadu" will join previously announced Disney tuner "Mary Poppins" on the 2009 subscription slate for Nederlander Org's Broadway…
A breezy entertainment on serious themes, Larry Gelbart and Craig Wright's "Better Late" explores love, divorce, aging and death with a mature sensibility and a decidedly mainstream comedic tone…
The setting was right for a pitch: an eatery in Beverly Hills. But in this case, writer-producer Larry Gelbart wasn't pitching. He was kvetching. In other words, he was telling his friend and fellow…
"Magnolia," the latest play from Regina Taylor ("Crowns," "Oo-Bla-Dee"), will premiere at Chicago's Goodman Theater in March after a workshop this summer at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
"Adding Machine" composer Joshua Schmidt will collaborate with Austin Pendleton on adapting Shaw's "Candida" into a musical for Writers' Theater in Glencoe, Ill., outside Chicago.
William Petersen ("CSI") will return in summer 2009 to Victory Gardens Theater, the Chicago playwright-oriented institution where he earned his Equity card. Play itself is TBA, but it will be…
After its success with touring "The Jackie Wilson Story" to a number of urban venues -- including a monthlong run at Harlem's Apollo Theater in 2003 -- Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater is exploring…
A hip-hop version of "Much Ado About Nothing," a stage tuner incarnation of "Willy Wonka," a revival of Peter Schaffer's "Amadeus" directed by Gary Griffin, and its first production of a Christopher…