Showing: 1-20 of 26

Chicago Premiere

OFFBEAT: Bailiwick Chicago's 'Dessa Rose' moving 'Old South' stage story

OFFBEAT: Bailiwick Chicago's 'Dessa Rose' moving 'Old South' stage story

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
"Men Exposed" at Redtwist Theatre

"Men Exposed" at Redtwist Theatre

Zach Finch (left to right), Chris Hahn, John Mark Jernigan, Beau Forbes and Matt Webb (in hat) play a group of silly, sex-obsessed pals sharing a soon-to-be groom's final fling in Las Vegas in "Men Exposed" at Redtwist Theatre in Chicago until Jan. 25.

January 11, 2014 12:00 am
Carley Moseley and Johnny Garcia and Elizabeth Argus in Redtwist Theatre's "Elemeno Pea"

Carley Moseley and Johnny Garcia and Elizabeth Argus in Redtwist Theatre's "Elemeno Pea"

Carley Moseley (left to right), Johnny Garcia and Elizabeth Argus in Redtwist Theatre's "Elemeno Pea" completing a successful run Jan. 12 in Chicago.

January 07, 2014 12:00 am
Nelson Rodriguez and Sindy Castro Star in the Chicago Premiere of National Pastime Theater's "Lydia"

Nelson Rodriguez and Sindy Castro Star in the Chicago Premiere of National Pastime Theater's "Lydia"

Actor Nelson Rodriguez and Actress Sindy Castro star in the Chicago Premiere of National Pastime Theater's "Lydia" by Octavio Solis and running until Nov. 9, 2013

October 12, 2013 12:00 am
Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith is surprised by how few people know the really detailed history of Chicago's Pullman neighborhood on the city's South Side, off the Bishop Ford Expressway at 115th St. and Cottage Grove Avenue.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

Photos

Tosin Morohunfola as Cephas Sykes a Pullman Train Porter in Goodman Theatre's "Pullman Porter Blues" (copy)

Tosin Morohunfola as Cephas Sykes a Pullman Train Porter in Goodman Theatre's "Pullman Porter Blues" (copy)

Actor Tosin Morohunfola plays Cephas Sykes, who works alongside his father and grandfather, as three generations of Sykes family porters for Chicago's Pullman Train Company in "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre September 14 to October 20, 2013.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
From Left, Claire Kander (Lutie), E. Faye Butler (Sister Juba) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From Left, Claire Kander (Lutie), E. Faye Butler (Sister Juba) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From left, Claire Kander (Lutie), E. Faye Butler (Sister Juba) and Anderson Edwards (Shorty) in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
Set Designer Riccardo Hernández And Director Chuck Smith In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Set Designer Riccardo Hernández And Director Chuck Smith In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Set Designer Riccardo Hernández and Director Chuck Smith in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
From Left, Senuwell L. Smith (Twist), Claire Kander (Lutie) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From Left, Senuwell L. Smith (Twist), Claire Kander (Lutie) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From left, Senuwell L. Smith (Twist), Claire Kander (Lutie) and Anderson Edwards (Shorty) in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
Cleavant Derricks, Who Plays Sylvester Sykes, In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Cleavant Derricks, Who Plays Sylvester Sykes, In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Cleavant Derricks, who plays Sylvester Sykes, in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
Artistic Director Robert Falls, Executive Director Roche Schulfer, Playwright Cheryl L. West And Director Chuck Smith In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Artistic Director Robert Falls, Executive Director Roche Schulfer, Playwright Cheryl L. West And Director Chuck Smith In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Artistic Director Robert Falls, Executive Director Roche Schulfer, Playwright Cheryl L. West and Director Chuck Smith in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Sideshow Theatre Co. ready for Chicago premiere of '9 Circles'

OFFBEAT: Sideshow Theatre Co. ready for Chicago premiere of '9 Circles'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
Actor Tosin Morohunfola as Cephas Sykes a Pullman Train Porter in Goodman Theatre's "Pullman Porter Blues"

Actor Tosin Morohunfola as Cephas Sykes a Pullman Train Porter in Goodman Theatre's "Pullman Porter Blues"

Actor Tosin Morohunfola plays Cephas Sykes, who works alongside his father and grandfather, as three generations of Sykes family porters for Chicago's Pullman Train Company in "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre Sept. 14 to Oct. 20, 2013.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am
Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith is surprised by how few people know the really detailed history of Chicago's Pullman neighborhood on the city's South Side, off the Bishop Ford Expressway at 115th St. and Cottage Grove Avenue.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Actress Kimberly Logan as Beth and Andrew J. Pond as Husband Mike in "All-American" at Redtwist Theatre in Chicago

Actress Kimberly Logan as Beth and Andrew J. Pond as Husband Mike in "All-American" at Redtwist Theatre in Chicago

Actress Kimberly Logan as Beth and Andrew J. Pond as her former NFL quarterback husband Mike in "All-American" at Redtwist Theatre playing until Sept. 9 in Chicago.

August 05, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Indiana football pro story a field first on Redtwist stage

OFFBEAT: Indiana football pro story a field first on Redtwist stage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 05, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's new stage thriller 'Belleville' shivers with intrigue

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's new stage thriller 'Belleville' shivers with intrigue

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 08, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Theatre at the Center's 'Glorious Feeling' a toe-tapping tribute

OFFBEAT: Theatre at the Center's 'Glorious Feeling' a toe-tapping tribute

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 13, 2013 12:00 am
Trio Rehearsing Dance Steps in "What a Glorious Feeling" at Theatre at the Center

Trio Rehearsing Dance Steps in "What a Glorious Feeling" at Theatre at the Center

Steven Stanopoulos, from left, plays director Stanley Donen, Nicole Miller is Debbie Reynolds and Richard Strimer plays Gene Kelly in the Chicago premiere of "What a Glorious Feeling" at Theatre at the Center in Munster.

May 13, 2013 12:00 am
 "The Pianist of Willesden" starring  Mona Golabek

"The Pianist of Willesden" starring Mona Golabek

"The Pianist of Willesden," now extended until May 25, 2013 at Royal George Theatre in Chicago stars Mona Golabek narrating a tale of music and a child's brave spirit during Nazi Germany in World War II.

May 02, 2013 12:00 am
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Who would you vote for if the election were held today?

View Results