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'Survivor' Couple Josh & Reed Engaged

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 30
"Survivor: San Juan del Sur" couple Reed Kelly and Josh Canfield revealed this week they are engaged.

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Theatre Review :: Nevermore

By Brooke Pierce | Jan 30
"Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe," the strange new musical now playing at New World Stages, seeks to show us how Poe's tragic life informed his work.

Theatre Review :: Rapture, Blister, Burn

By Colleen Cottet | Jan 30
Goodman Theatre brings the Chicago debut of Gina Gionfriddo's "Rapture, Blister, Burn!" to the Albert Theatre this season.

Telly Leung Goes to 'Extreme'

By Brian Scott Lipton | Jan 30
Over the past dozen years, Telly Leung has proven his expertise and versatility as a musical performer, in such Broadway shows as "Rent" and "Godspell," and on television's "Glee."

Kicking Off the Ballet Season

By Paul Parish | Jan 30
Though standing room was full and the house was filled with excitement, once the curtain went up, the whole event began to resemble the roll-out of a new generation of something you should invest in.

'Mickle St.' the Secret Conversation of Whitman & Wilde

By EDGE | Jan 30
Walnut Street Theatre's 2014-2015 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with "Mickle Street." In this World Premiere play, local playwright Michael Whistler imagines a private conversation between Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman.

A Foote in Chicago: 'Dividing the Estate'

By EDGE | Jan 29
"Dividing the Estate," a 2008-09 Tony Award nominee for Best Original Play and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role (Hallie Foote), can finally be seen in Chicago in Raven Theatre's production, which began preview performances on Tuesday.

Heklina and Crew Reinvent Drag -- Again

By Andre Torrez | Jan 29
"I have always thought the PC police are way out of line." Heklina writes to me via email about the "T" word that was the source of much criticism last year.

Theatre Review :: SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

By Christopher Verleger | Jan 29
This jukebox musical pokes fun at the popular erotic romance novel about a submissive young woman and her dominant admirer.

Jim Parsons to Play God in Broadway's 'An Act of God'

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 29
Jim Parson is going from a scientific nerd in "The Big Bang Theory" to a pretty big religious role - the Almighty.

Theatre Review :: Sons of the Prophet

By Rodney Rodriguez | Jan 28
Cygnet Theatre stages the Pulitzer Prize finalist "Sons of the Prophet."

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