Northlight's 'Birthday Candles' a sweet reflection of an ordinary life, well-lived
Kate Fry stars opposite her husband, Timothy Edward Kane, in Northlight Theatre's Chicago-area premiere of "Birthday Candles," Noah Haidle's dramedy chronicling the life of a self-described "rebel against the universe" whose impact is measured in the effect she has on family and friends.
Stephen Sanchez conjures early rock 'n' roll on debut album 'Angel Face,' tour at Chicago's RivFor his debut record, "Angel Face," released Friday, Stephen Sanchez travels back in time with songs that you can imagine listening to in a Ford Thunderbird or watching a performance of on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Fans will be able to experience it in person when he plays Chicago's Riviera Theatre on Friday, Oct. 20.
Here's when your favorite show may return as writers strike is on the verge of endingA tentative agreement between striking screenwriters and Hollywood studios offers some hope that the industry's dual walkouts may soon be over. But when will your favorite shows return?
Chicago's upcoming opera season is one worth singing aboutChicago opera fans have a lot to be excited about this season. There are plenty of starry singers and conductors making their debuts with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, while all of the works in Chicago Opera Theater's 50th anniversary season are receiving professional Windy City premieres.
NBC's 'The Irrational' takes an unexpected approach to investigating crimeSome investigators just have the knack when it comes to seeing the missing piece in confounding investigations. In "The Irrational," a brand-new crime procedural premiering at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, on NBC, Prof. Alec Mercer (Jesse L. Martin) is pulled from the world of academia to lend his highly sought-after expertise to virtually unsolvable cases.
Screenwriters wait to learn terms of deal with Hollywood studios to end historic strikeScreenwriters waited Monday to learn what their five-month strike won and prepared for a possible return to work after their union reached an agreement with studio executives that could help end the walkouts that brought Hollywood to a standstill.
Streaming this week: Ed Sheeran, 'The Voice,' 'The Golden Bachelor' and more Wes AndersonAn Ed Sheeran album, a spinoff of "The Bachelor" starring a 72-year-old widower and Wes Anderson's movie "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar" starring Benedict Cumberbatch are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you.
Tentative deal reached to end the Hollywood writers strike, but no deal for actors yetUnion leaders and Hollywood studios reached a tentative agreement Sunday to end a historic screenwriters strike after nearly five months, though no deal is yet in the works for striking actors. The Writers Guild of America announced the deal in a statement.
'Expend4bles' flops at box officeSylvester Stallone and Jason Statham weren't enough to save "Expend4bles" from a debut box office flop. The fourth installment suffered the franchise's worst opening weekend while "The Nun 2" took home the top spot for a third straight week.
Driver pleads not guilty in Vermont crash that killed actor Treat WilliamsA Vermont driver on Monday pleaded not guilty to a charge in the June crash that killed actor Treat Williams.
Taylor Swift turns out to see Kelce's Chiefs play the BearsSwift has always been reluctant to discuss her personal life in public, but rumors have been flying about the pop superstar and the football player.
Usher to headline the 2024 Super Bowl halftime show in Las VegasUsher has a new confession: The Grammy winner will headline the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show in Las Vegas. The NFL, Apple Music and Roc Nation announced Sunday that Usher would lead the halftime festivities from Allegiant Stadium on Feb. 11.