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Comedienne Joan Rivers (left) with Show Biz Pal Kaye Ballard in 2013

Comedienne Joan Rivers (left) with Show Biz Pal Kaye Ballard in 2013

Comedienne Joan Rivers (left) with show biz pal Kaye Ballard in 2013. The two have been friends since they met in the 1960s in New York trying to find careers on stage. Italian Ballard, who turns 89 next month, and Jewish Rivers found common family bonds.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am
Broadway Actor Josh Young

Broadway Actor Josh Young

Broadway actor Josh Young stars as John Newton, the man behind the famed favorite hymn "Amazing Grace" written in 1772.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am
'Evil' stage encounter: Campy Broadway in Chicago musical 'Evil Dead' promises fearful fun

'Evil' stage encounter: Campy Broadway in Chicago musical 'Evil Dead' promises fearful fun

Chicago actress Callie Johnson is used to the scary feeling that happens when performing live before an audience.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Actress Christine St. John as Bette Davis in "Bette Davis on the Edge"

Actress Christine St. John as Bette Davis in "Bette Davis on the Edge"

Christine St. John as Bette Davis

September 23, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Hammond grad's Tippi tribute is stage return of 'Birds'

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Hammond grad's Tippi tribute is stage return of 'Birds'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 20, 2014 12:00 am
Don Pardo

Don Pardo

This March 14, 1992, photo provided by NBC shows announcer Don Pardo on the set of "Saturday Night Live." Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was widely imitated and became the standard in the field, died Aug. 18 in Arizona at the age of 96. (, A…

September 18, 2014 4:27 pm
Stage anniversaries abound: Theater 2014-15 season announcements include exciting runs and world premieres in Chicago

Stage anniversaries abound: Theater 2014-15 season announcements include exciting runs and world premieres in Chicago

A blend of both new and classic stage story favorites are the highlights for the launch of new seasons at Chicago's biggest theaters.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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"The Game's Afoot" by Ken Ludwig

"The Game's Afoot" by Ken Ludwig

"The Game's Afoot" by Ken Ludwig is at Drury Lane until Oct. 19 featuring stage mystery fun for audiences.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: 'Guiding Light' star Kim Zimmer in 'Hello, Dolly!' this week in Michigan

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: 'Guiding Light' star Kim Zimmer in 'Hello, Dolly!' this week in Michigan

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Marriott's 'On the Town' celebrates life in the Big Apple

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Marriott's 'On the Town' celebrates life in the Big Apple

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon

The Beatles are shown during their performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." A celebration of all things Fab Four will take place this weekend at The Fest for Beatles Fans in Rosemont.

August 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Broadway Star Carol Channing in 1972 Portrait Photo by Allan Warren

Broadway Star Carol Channing in 1972 Portrait Photo by Allan Warren

Broadway star Carol Channing, shown in this 1972 portrait photo by Allan Warren, is launching a new national stage tour with Broadway pal Tommy Tune.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
Actors Michael Manocchio and Derek Garza in "Mike and Set" at the side project theatre

Actors Michael Manocchio and Derek Garza in "Mike and Set" at the side project theatre

Actors Michael Manocchio and Derek Garza star in "Mike and Seth" at the side project theatre in Chicago as the Midwest premiere running until Aug. 24.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am
Actress Summer Naomi Smart as Elly May Clampett

Actress Summer Naomi Smart as Elly May Clampett

Actress Summer Naomi Smart as Elly May Clampett in "The Beverly Hillbillies, The Musical," has been replaced for the remainder of the run by her understudy after an injury during a recent performance. The world premiere musical closes Aug. 10 at Theatre at the Center in Munster.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am
Christina Harper (left to right) plays Katherine, Melanie McCullough plays Gladys and Alanna Taylor is Wanda in Black Ensemble Theater's World Premiere Musical "The Marvelous Marvelettes"

Christina Harper (left to right) plays Katherine, Melanie McCullough plays Gladys and Alanna Taylor is Wanda in Black Ensemble Theater's World Premiere Musical "The Marvelous Marvelettes"

Christina Harper (left to right) plays Katherine, Melanie McCullough plays Gladys and Alanna Taylor is Wanda in Black Ensemble Theater's world premiere musical "The Marvelous Marvelettes" running until Sept. 7.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am
Actor Alex Goodrich as The Cat in the Hat and Emily Chang as Jojo in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production "Seussical"

Actor Alex Goodrich as The Cat in the Hat and Emily Chang as Jojo in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production "Seussical"

Alex Goodrich as The Cat in the Hat and Emily Chang as Jojo in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production "Seussical," directed by Scott Weinstein, and running until Aug. 17, 2014.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
Searching the 'Web:' Lessons and laughter intertwine in Emerald City's new production of 'Charlotte's Web'

Searching the 'Web:' Lessons and laughter intertwine in Emerald City's new production of 'Charlotte's Web'

Actress Tosha Fowler, who has lived in Chicago for eight years, but still has a hint of an accent from her Savannah, Ga. family roots, was considered for a couple roles in the new stage production of "Charlotte's Web" produced by Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Famine and family Scottish stage themes of Griffin's 'Men Should Weep'

OFFBEAT: Famine and family Scottish stage themes of Griffin's 'Men Should Weep'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Actresses Lori Myers and Ada Grey in Griffin Theatre Company's "Men Should Weep"

Actresses Lori Myers and Ada Grey in Griffin Theatre Company's "Men Should Weep"

Actresses Lori Myers, left, and Ada Grey star in Griffin Theatre Company's Chicago premiere of "Men Should Weep" playing until Aug. 10, 2014.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Actor Greg Stuhr and Actress Kirsten Fitzgerald (seated) Star in "The Qualms" at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago

Actor Greg Stuhr and Actress Kirsten Fitzgerald (seated) Star in "The Qualms" at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago

Actor Greg Stuhr and actress Kirsten Fitzgerald (seated) star in "The Qualms" at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago playing until Aug. 31.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
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