Broadway in Chicago officially announces the start of the Halloween season with their exuberant and very bloody Evil Dead – The Musical, based on the classic cult films helmed by Sam Raimi (Spiderman, Oz The Great and Powerful).
In 1977, 27-year-old Robyn Davidson spent six months in a pair of battered tennis shoes, walking 2000 miles across the Australian desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean, accompanied only by her dog and four wild camels she trained to carry her gear.
Touching on the uncertainties of life at every age, Victory Gardens’ Midwest premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s Rest is full of quirky humor and textured drama.
I can’t imagine any film starring Jane Fonda to be a total loss, but This is Where I Leave You, a vulgar, inept, and gruesomely contrived load of junk misleadingly labeled a comedy, comes perilously close.
New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age with In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette.
New York-based Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra (SYSO) will debut at Chicago’s Symphony Center on October 21 after taking center stage at revered venues such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Washington’s Kennedy Center, and Boston’s Symphony Hall.
Those lucky enough to attend a 1987 DePaul workshop production of Romeo and Juliet witnessed a revolutionary take on Juliet by future X-Files superstar Gillian Anderson.
Still grieving over the death of their son in Afghanistan, the Peterson family doorbell rings on a sunny October day in New Mexico and the handsome young man at the door says, “My name is David. I knew your son Caleb. We trained together, we served together, and we became good friends…I was with him when he died.”
Proving that the source material can be just as powerful as the tale it inspires, Shattered Globe Theatre’s The Whaleship Essex deconstructs the tragic, true story behind Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick with a haunting poeticism.
When the world lauds Americans for embodying the best qualities of humanity people can extend to each other in times of crisis and challenge, they are talking about people like the Fareri family from Greenwich, Ct.