Marlo Thomas, shown here in 2011 starring in her friend Elaine May's stage work "George is Dead," is a familiar theater face for many, including a 1992 run in the title role of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
Donald Trump gave his "stamp of approval" in 2011 for a special limited edition holiday ornament sold at Macy's sporting his famous name and in the shape of a coin to help raise money for Make-A-Wish-Foundation.
Robert Sullivan, CEO & President, Fifth Third Bank (left to right) Times Columnist Philip Potempa and Barry Axler, President, Chicago Rotary in 2011
Robert Sullivan, CEO & President, Fifth Third Bank (left to right), Times Columnist Philip Potempa and Barry Axler, President, Chicago Rotary, prepare care packages to be mailed to U.S. Troops during an event on Nov. 11, 2011, at Chicago's Union Station for Veterans Day 2011.
Times Columnist Philip Potempa takes bids for a "From the Farm" themed gift basket at the 2011 Live and Silent Auction for Multiple Sclerosis.
This 2011 artist rendering of the re-imagined Stage 773 theater complex space at 1225 W. Belmont, as designed by Morris Architects Planners, is now a reality just one year later.
Macy's Glamorama fashion show combines top fashion with headline entertainment for charity. The Chicago event is now in its 15th year.
Fashion meets charity on the runway at Macy's Glamorama event in Chicago. In 2011, more than $250,000 was raised to help the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.
Singers Andy Williams and Ann-Margret, shown in a publicity photo for a string of performances in 2011, performed on a double bill at Williams' Moon River Theater in Branson in September and October 2011.
Celeste Holm at the world premiere of "War Horse," in New York, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.
Andrean pitcher Nikki Steinbach.
Rose Smith, of Merrillville, and Maryanne Battistini, of Highland, chose competing wide-brimmed hats with their wardrobe for the 2011 May Wine Brunch at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.
Valparaiso High School students John Christodoulakis, center, and Mack Neal, far right, describe their team's meal to Times columnist Philip Potempa during their classroom's 2011 Iron Chef inspired cooking contest. During the past decades, students have often followed Potempa's weekly recipe…
Tammy Mader, sporting 1960s garb, gets a lift from Giovanni Bonaventura in a scene from the musical revue "Shout!" during the Summer 2011 run at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire.
Chicago-based orchestral pop group Canasta begins their tour of Mongolia this weekend. The group is shown shopping for warm clothes in preparation for their trip.
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Using promotions to entice movie lovers to cinemas is not a new concept. But in the face of competition from convenient $1 Redbox kiosks and Netflix delivering movies to doorsteps, it's more important than ever.
Wanda Lindfeldt, of Westville, didn't mind driving from LaPorte County to Schererville in October to attend an advance screening of Hugh Jackman's action film, "Real Steel."
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