Stage storybooks: CST's 'Seussical' brings favorite Dr. Seuss characters to Navy Pier for summer fun
Actor George Andrew Wolff, along with so many reading generations, realized long ago that the stories and characters dreamed-up by Dr. Seuss share very important lessons wrapped in whimsical illustrations and whirlwind rhymes.
Stage praise: Chicago southsider Matt Raftery leading new run of 'Godspell' opening this week at Marriott Theatre
While completing a two-month run of the musical "Cats" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Ill., actor Brian Bohr was faced with a two-week overlap for the start of rehearsals for the stage space's next production of "Godspell," which features him playing the lead as Jesus.
After being cast on stage in the role of the Tin Man, Broadway actor Mike Jackson realized an interesting musical detail about beloved 1939 film classic "The Wizard of Oz."
PORTAGE | Pet Supplies Plus is set to have its grand opening Saturday at 6030 Central Ave.
INDIANAPOLIS | More than 100 dogs and cats set to be killed at an Indianapolis animal shelter instead will find new lives in homes halfway across the country, thanks in part to the work of state Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond.
Actor Jake Klinkhammer
It was in 2010 when Chicago actor Jake Klinkhammer last sported ears, a tail and lots of fur cast in the musical stage story of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats."
A new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats," directed and choreographed by Marc Robin, is playing a long run until May 25 at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Ill.
HEBRON | When a region family left Southern Illinois after a holiday visit, they didn't know they had a couple of stowaways on their 285-mile, five-hour trek back home to Hebron.
Pet adoption special
Cats of Saint Francis is a new rescue based in Crown Point. Our rescue came about from last November's hoarder situation in Merrillville. Thanks to the many kind-hearted people who stepped forward and made it possible for us to re-home all the cats from that house.
Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better, and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen
Please help us! Seven cats about 3 to 4 years old are in need of loving homes! They have been living at Hanover Veterinary Hospital since December.
Ann N. Davis painted a richly designed, ornate, red velvet curtain for a production of the musical "Cats," which remains one of her favorite imaginative stage works.
Liz Smith shows some of the 33 cats taken in recently at the Hobart Humane Society. The rescued cats already have received feline distemper and flea treatment and are spayed and neutered. The cost to adopt them is $10 each.
Liz Smith, of the Hobart Humane Society, holds one of 33 cats that were removed from the home of a local woman over the past two weeks. The Humane Society has arranged for the adoption of 10 of the cats. "They're all friendly," Smith said.
HOBART | The Humane Society of Hobart is hoping to find new homes for 33 cats rescued from a local hoarder, Director Brenda Slavik said.
Anastasia Trekles enjoys making a difference as the newest board president of the Independent Cat Society, a no-kill cat shelter in Westville.
Andrews McMeel Publishing, $9.99, Ages 8 and older "MUTTS: A Shtinky Little Christmas" by Patrick McDonnell
Thirty-plus cats are living in a Merrrillville home with an elderly gentleman who can no longer care for them. Treasured Friends, a local animal rescue group, has been helping him with food and relocation.
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