Glenne Headly was a very serious actress with a gift for comedy. That’s how Anna D. Shapiro, artistic director of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Co., remembered the theater’s longtime ensemble member…
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Asked to pick his favorite memories at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Gary Sinise can only muster: "Oh, geez." It's a tall order, for sure, and one on which Sinise could spend hours ruminating…
Early on in Lisa D'Amour's New Orleans-set play, "Airline Highway," a character is asked whether he has ever been to Jazz Fest, a big-time tourist attraction for the city. After pondering for a…
Although she's best known as silver-tongued killjoy Sue Sylvester, a scheming cheerleader coach with a propensity for track suits on Fox's "Glee," Jane Lynch's range as an actress runs wide and deep.
The nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards shaped up into a head-to-head battle between drag queens and little girls, with musical "Kinky Boots" leading the pack with 13 noms and "Matilda," with 12…
A relentlessly intense version of Edward Albee's 1962 masterpiece about marital loathing and gamesmanship.
The Labyrinth's take-no-prisoners performance style is made to order for the seething hostilities in "Ninth and Joanie," Brett C. Leonard's bleak drama about the disintegration of a family living in…
This winter, the blizzards in Chicago aren't solely of the meteorological variety.
Chicago honored its own Monday as local productions of recent Broadway shows and homegrown Pulitzer winner "Ruined" led the charge at the Joseph Jefferson Equity Awards.
Tracy Letts' Pulitzer winner hits the road with all strengths intact.
The National Theater of Scotland, the Donmar Warehouse and the Royal Shakespeare Company reigned supreme at the 33rd Laurence Olivier Awards, presented Sunday by the Society of London Theaters.