Lip Service: Actress Sally Kellerman, with some help from Munster High grad, busy promoting new autobiography
Hollywood actress Sally Kellerman admits of all her show biz stories from a 50-year-plus career.
With a nearly 60-year career performing, entertainer Pat Boone said he's not sure how he managed to never be booked for a concert at any of the Drury Lane theaters in Chicagoland.
Actress Heidi Kettenring is enjoying being part of the stage family for favorite family-friendly audience productions.
Music, beloved characters and feel-good messages will star in the latest Sesame Street Live production coming to Star Plaza Theatre next week.
A world premiere production of "The Elephant and The Whale" has been playing to enthusiastic audiences since the second week in April at Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago.
There's less than a week left to see the full-length production of "Othello" presented by The Joffrey Ballet.
Choreographer Danny Herman admits he was "a little intimidated" tackling the musical numbers for a stage production paying homage to "Singin' in the Rain," one of the greatest movie musicals of all time.
Marty Grubbs, director of Hammond’s Towle Theater’s production of “Jewtopia,” sees an important moral in his production of the acclaimed comedy.
The Joffrey Ballet jumps into the Chicago performance spotlight for the next two weeks with its compelling production of "Othello."
Even though creative musical genius Cole Porter hailed from Peru, Ind., there aren't any Hoosier city stops on the new national Broadway tour of his revived hit "Anything Goes."
Last year, CBS game show staple "The Price Is Right" celebrated a 40th anniversary to mark its debut on Sept. 4, 1972.
Broadway actress Kate Baldwin has been living in the fantasy world of "Big Fish" for more than two years, watching words and musical numbers bring the selection of vivid characters to life.
A blend of colorful theatrics and athleticism will descend on stage tonight in Gary.
For Hammond Community Theatre’s Earle Howe, the comedy “All in the Timing” is an ideal play for him to bring to the stage.
Shaking Things Up: Chicago Shakespeare Theater giving audiences mix of old and new favorites for new season
Long before Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the theater's 2013-14 Season in March, discussions and drama behind the scenes about production preferences began two years ago.
There's a new dance consortium in Chicago and arts fans will have the opportunity to enjoy its work this weekend.
A year ago, actor Alex Nee was a student at Northwestern who had tickets to see the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical tribute to the music of the band Green Day.
Actor Ed Asner still remembers hearing the news that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had died.
River North Dance Chicago's artistic director Frank Chaves is thrilled to present the group's latest work to audiences this weekend.
Becky Jascoviak, director of Crown Point Community Theatre’s “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” knows why the book and stage version has endured with readers and audiences for a quarter century.
The glitz and the glamour may be missing when theater companies present play readings, but Vicki High, director of Chicago Heights’ Drama Group’s reading of the drama “Love Letters,” appreciates what comes to the forefront.
A good number of years ago a woman filed a $10 million class-action lawsuit against Detroit casinos claiming the bonus spin feature on Wheel of Fortune slot machines is programmed to pay off an abundance of lower awards.
After performing on Broadway, and doing a 49-city tour spanning the United States and Canada for almost two years, actor Dominic Fortuna says he feels like he was living the story "Catch Me If You Can," even before it became a national tour.
Emilia Clarke was auditioning to play one of America's most iconic heroines and wanted to impress. Her first scene required her to bite an apple.
If the cat is a potent symbol in the story of "Breakfast at Tiffany's," so too is it one in the new play version that has landed on Broadway.
Actor Joe Hart was excited when asked to join the national Broadway touring production of the new musical "Priscilla Queen of the Desert."
Danny Radovanovic, a Chicago-based poet performing and writing as Stutterbot, hopes his showcase next week with three fellow creative minds at Valparaiso’s Cornucopia Coffee Company, hopes to do more than merely entertain with his words.
The people who bring you The Greatest Show on Earth will be taking Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor and the X-Men on a worldwide road show.
Music fans won't go wrong in purchasing a ticket to Black Ensemble Theater's latest production "From Doo Wop to Hip Hop."
For Berry Gordy, conquering Broadway is the next — and by his own admission, last — major milestone of a magical, musical career.
Anthony "Joe" Seed still remembers the five years he worked as a journalist, including his span as a reporter at The Hammond Times in 1976, and some of the stories published that grabbed the interest of readers.
Passion, beautiful music and a story laced with love and hate rank as the qualities that captured the interest of Deborah Cox, to inject new life into the classic tale of good and evil brought to the stage as "Jekyll & Hyde."
Renaldo Gardner has recently marked his first full year dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
The story of Helen Keller and her relationship with teacher Anne Sullivan took the spotlight in Thodos Dance Chicago's Winter Program last weekend at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago.
Ann N. Davis is a theater set designer who lives and works by the motto: "Waste not...Want not..."
A religious experience: Lead actor Nic Rouleau happy in 'Mormon' Chicago stage role converting audiences into fans
Actor Nic Rouleau can't help but to smile about his lead role as Elder Price in the Broadway hit comedy musical "The Book of Mormon," the biggest smash stage sensation in recent Chicago theater history.
Craig Golbesky, director of Valparaiso’s Memorial Opera House’s production of “Guys and Dolls,” described the beloved musical as “quintessential American theater at it’s best.”
To Genesius Guild director David Long, staging the musical “The Pirates of Penzance,” is truly a collaborative effort between he and his cast.
Jane Lynch to star on Broadway in 'Annie'
The Joffrey Ballet is shining off a few of its favorite ballets by American choreographers and handing them to dance fans during its "American Legends" winter show.
There'll be laughs aplenty as director Bill Pullinsi presents the comedy "The Fox on the Fairway" through March 24 at Munster's Theatre at the Center.
Cathie Drakulich, director of Chicago Heights’ Drama Group’s production of “Superior Donuts,” couldn’t wait to take a bite out of acclaimed Chicagoland-based author Tracy Letts play for both herself and the actors she cast.
With schools everywhere cutting funding to arts organizations, it’s more important than ever to raise money for arts organizations.
C. Dale Kelly, director of Hammond Community Theatre’s “Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them,” expects his audience will find many laughs in the Christopher Durang-penned play despite its sensitive subjects.
The Joffrey Ballet will be heating up the stage as it opens its winter engagement this week.
Funnyman Louie Anderson's talents have shone on stage and screen through the years.
Singer Michelle Williams was just as surprised as the masses by the sudden Super Bowl power outage.
KeriAnne Valuckis, director of Crown Point Community Theatre’s “Beautiful Bodies,” says male theatergoers may learn a thing or two from the all-female tale.
While Hammond’s Beatniks on Conkey has made staging “The Vagina Monologues” an annual tradition, co-director Bonnie Johnson is sure audiences who come out aren’t seeing the same show over and over with every passing year.
The first-ever autism-friendly performance of the Broadway hit "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will take off this spring.
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