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Theater

After more than 20 years and 800 performances, David Payne still isn’t tired of portraying acclaimed writer C.S. Lewis in the play “An Evening with C.S. Lewis.” By the end of the production’s run across …

Theater

Sounds of crickets filled the intimate space at the Raven Theatre (6157 N. Clark St.) Oct. 7 and light slipped through tall wood panels mimicking trees on the stage. The stage, though small, suggested an …

Theater

Loyola alum Jeanne T. Arrigo is using psychology’s lessons to give her a deeper understanding of theater. Next week, she will play the character Jean in the upcoming play “Sundown, Yellow Moon” at The Raven …

Theater

Crowds filed into the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.) Sept. 4 for the third performance of “The Band’s Visit,” which is making a stop in Chicago for its national tour. The winner of …

Theater

Alex Farha never thought he would be in a Broadway musical. The musician, who moved from Miami to Chicago in 2010, recently joined the national tour of “The Band’s Visit.”  Based on the 2007 Israeli …

Theater

It’s true what they say — some of the best, most entertaining stories are those experienced firsthand by their creators, as proven by “Sons and Lovers,” the semi-autobiographical novel by English author D.H. Lawrence. Now, …

Exhibits

The newest addition to Chicago’s Northerly Island is officially open to the public. Hundreds gathered in the room where it happens as “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and scenic designer David Korins cut the ribbon for …