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OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Qualms' naughty fun and thoughtfully entertaining

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Qualms' naughty fun and thoughtfully entertaining

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Film treatment of Letts 'August: Osage County' boils over on big screen

OFFBEAT: Film treatment of Letts 'August: Osage County' boils over on big screen

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Journalists still make a difference

ANDREA NEAL: Journalists still make a difference

A recent survey ranked newspaper reporter as the worst career of 2013, just below meter reader and lumberjack, but you wouldn’t guess it from the stories told by journalists who gathered in Bloomington to see six of their own inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Marriott's 'South Pacific' includes waves of entertaining talent

OFFBEAT: Marriott's 'South Pacific' includes waves of entertaining talent

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Goodman's 'Other Desert Cities' a compelling study of stardom secrecy

OFFBEAT: Goodman's 'Other Desert Cities' a compelling study of stardom secrecy

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am
Greek tragedy modernized in IUN's ‘Eurydice’

Greek tragedy modernized in IUN's ‘Eurydice’

By TIM SHELLBERG

October 24, 2012 6:19 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare's 'Sunday in the Park with George' a pleasant smile

OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare's 'Sunday in the Park with George' a pleasant smile

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 05, 2012 12:00 am
Pulitzer-Prize winning author talks about what happened to the American dream

Pulitzer-Prize winning author talks about what happened to the American dream

When Hedrick Smith first started researching his newest book, the working title he had in mind was The American Dream at Risk. A question he kept hearing during the political discourse was whether a person was better off four years ago. But what he found out indicated that a better question …

September 26, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's stage story 'Good People' is better than good

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's stage story 'Good People' is better than good

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 19

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 19

It's hot outside, but area theaters are keeping audience members cool all summer with productions that range from the Towle's 'Next to Normal' to the Goodman's 'Crowns.' --Kathy MacNeil, assistant managing editor, Shore magazine

July 18, 2012 9:00 am
How Bunny Fisher Learned About Herself from Her Father’s Story

How Bunny Fisher Learned About Herself from Her Father’s Story

Much of what Bunny Fisher now knows about her father's life as a child and a young man she learned more than a decade after his death. By reading it in a book. While sitting on the beach, in St. Martin, around the time of what would have been her father’s birthday—Christmas Day—in 2010. Bunn…

June 20, 2012 10:56 am Video Photos

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OFFBEAT: Hammond-tied Nick Blaemire heard in Broadway tour of 'Bring it On'

OFFBEAT: Hammond-tied Nick Blaemire heard in Broadway tour of 'Bring it On'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 22, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Three cheers for Broadway tour of 'Bring it On'

OFFBEAT: Three cheers for Broadway tour of 'Bring it On'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 09, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Chicago run of 'South Pacific' sails into waves of true entertainment

OFFBEAT: Chicago run of 'South Pacific' sails into waves of true entertainment

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 20, 2012 12:00 am
Waves of Change: Actress adds fresh qualities to Bloody Mary stage role in 'South Pacific'

Waves of Change: Actress adds fresh qualities to Bloody Mary stage role in 'South Pacific'

When actress Cathy Foy-Mahi was cast in the legendary role of Bloody Mary for the new national Broadway tour of "South Pacific," she was excited to discover that the producers wanted a subtle reimagining of her role.

February 14, 2012 9:00 am
Waves of Change: Actress adds fresh qualities to Bloody Mary stage role in 'South Pacific'

Waves of Change: Actress adds fresh qualities to Bloody Mary stage role in 'South Pacific'

When actress Cathy Foy-Mahi was cast last summer in theater's now legendary role of Bloody Mary for the new national Broadway tour of the classic musical "South Pacific," she had added excitement when she discovered the producers wanted a subtle reimagining of her role.

February 12, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Join me Thursday at VU for free coffee talk about Roger Ebert memoir

OFFBEAT: Join me Thursday at VU for free coffee talk about Roger Ebert memoir

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 08, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Time Stands Still' offers glimpse through life's lens

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Time Stands Still' offers glimpse through life's lens

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 02, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf ready to open long stage run of 'Times Stands Still'

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf ready to open long stage run of 'Times Stands Still'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 07, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Hammond grad's 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' falls short of campy

OFFBEAT: Hammond grad's 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' falls short of campy

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 17, 2011 12:00 am
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