Audiences will take a tour of history — with three stops — when Kirk Players presents “Influential Women of History” at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens in Vernon Hills.
If one could apply a pH test to “God of Carnage,” the acid level would be off the scale. Yasmina Reza’s savage, absurdist comedy, now on stage at Citadel Theatre with an accomplished cast directed by Wayne Mell, is full of humor.
Mr. Belding transforms from compassionate, rule-following high school principal into a crazed drug lord in “Breaking Belding.” Written by Pete Mandra, the “Saved by the Bell” meets “Breaking Bad” hour-long parody opens Saturday at Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre.
There’s a simple reason why Wayne Mell wanted to direct “God of Carnage for Citadel Theatre Company. “It’s all about parents being children,” he said. Yasmina Reza’s hilarious comedy focuses on two sets of parents who are meeting to discuss a playground disagreement between their sons.
Turning 15 is a big deal for many Latino girls and their families.
Quinceañera is cause for celebration to mark the transition from childhood to young womanhood.
Susan Lieberman makes that tradition the foundation her new play, “Cars and Quinceañeras ,” now premiering at Clockwise …
The story of “Cinderella” has been presented in numerous forms over the years, often with variations and subtle changes in the basic plot or characters.
Californian Christian Jacobs had nothing against the purple dinosaur. It was a harmless character his oldest daughter was watching on television ten years ago… and it kept her happy.
Ana dreams of having a lavish quinceañera. That’s the traditional Latino celebration of a girl’s 15th birthday, and Ana’s brother Luis, a high school senior and the man of the house, hopes to help fulfill Ana’s wish.
Some girls can’t catch a break. Take the case of Charity Valentine who works as a dance hall hostess while she searches in vain for a man to change her luck.
“The Letters” is an example of truly exceptional performances in the service of a script that’s not always on the level of the acting.
Directed by Kimberly Senior at Glencoe’s Writers’ Theatre, the two-person piece is something of a political thriller. The trouble is, playwright …
This past year has been much the same as the past 24 for Mundelein’s Philip Earl Johnson.
He’s worked, steadily, including 30 weekends of performances across the country, at the only profession he ever considered.
“I’ve always known I was going to be an actor …
Ann Noble’s new stage adaptation of “Little Women,” is now premiering at Citadel Theatre. Under the direction of Scott Phelps, it serves as a superb introduction for 21st century audiences to Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel.
Can a musical tap its way to happiness?
Certainly! Especially if it is packed with songs by those great Gershwin guys.
“My One and Only” is running at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire through Jan. 6 and from the opening number by the three New …
Can an ambitious aviator and a former English Channel swimmer find true happiness? Given enough great Gershwin songs it could happen in “My One and Only” at the Marriott Theatre.
They’re a couple of old pals, playing, well, a couple of old pals. Second City alums George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky have “come home” to star in Neil Simon’s classic comedy, “The Odd Couple,” which begins previews Nov. 2 at Northlight Theatre. The duo recently chatted about comedy, friendship and politics.
Lawrence Garfinkle knows a good deal when he sees it. And the New York corporate raider sees a great one in the undervalued stock of a small town company called New England Wire & Cable. If the stockholders agree, they will profit handsomely, too.