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            Theater

            Reviews of Chicago’s stage shows and news from the actors and actresses putting on the performances.

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            Michael McCarthy, Second City actor and ‘SNL’ writer, dies at 61

            Former co-star Amy Sedaris remembers him as "a team player" with "a very dry sense of humor."

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            Chicago’s storefront theaters hoping curtains will rise again once coronavirus shutdown lifts

            The League of Chicago Theatres says 93 of its 237 members have budgets of under $75,000 a year — which means one show’s revenue helps pay for the next.

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            Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell tests positive for coronavirus

            The actor and chairman of the board of The Actors Fund announced the news of his diagnosis in a Twitter video, reassuring fans that he was already beginning to feel better.

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            Andrew Lloyd Webber to stream Donny Osmond’s ‘Joseph’ and other musicals online

            Each show will be available on YouTube at 1 p.m. each Friday for a 48-hour period online, with no charge or sign-up required.

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            Lyric Opera postpones remainder of 2019-season; productions rescheduled

            All public performances and events slated through June 30 have been moved to upcoming seasons.

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            Second City plans livestream improv show starring housebound duos

            While its theaters are closed, the Old Town theater is showcasing actors in different cities for a free digital comedy set.

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            Mayor Lightfoot and Gov. Pritzker announce Arts for Illinois relief initiative

            The fund has already raised about $4 million from the public and private sector, and is a partnership between the city and the state, along with the local philanthropic community.

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            Chicago’s dance companies feeling the economic impact of coronavirus on the arts

            Industry leaders fear that some companies won’t recover from this crisis at all and others could come back in a weakened or reduced form.

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            Actor Mark Blum dies of coronavirus complications; starred in ‘Desperately Seeking Susan,’ ‘You’

            Blum, known for his work in movies like "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "Crocodile Dundee," as well as a host of Broadway and off-Broadway theater productions and television works, was 69.

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            Stuart Gordon dies; director of exuberant, innovative movies and plays was inspired by his upbringing in Albany Park

            The co-founder of the Organic Theater 上海11选5走势图 directed its world premiere of David Mamet’s "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" as well as "Warp," "E/R" and "Bleacher Bums."

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            Terrence McNally, Tony Award-winning playwright, dies at 81 from coronavirus complications

            His works included "Love! Valour! Compassion!," "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman."

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            Chicago entertainment events canceled, postponed due to coronavirus

            This list of schedule changes in theater, music and other entertainment/cultural arts impacted by the coronavirus outbreak will be updated as new cancellations and postponements are announced.

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            ‘Methtacular’ a top-notch musical about bottoming out

            Steven Strafford’s one-man show recalls the addiction and promiscuity of his past in gruesome, tuneful, hilarious detail.

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            Even miles away, the humor and insight of ‘Teenage Dick’ comes through

            Watching on a video link barely takes away from the skilled acting and irreverent storytelling of Theater Wit’s high-school take on ‘Richard III.’

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            Coronavirus: Theater Wit’s ‘remote viewing’ aims to be the first of its kind

            Leaders at the Lake View company hope the experiment can be viewed as a model for artists who hope to continue on during the pandemic.

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            Chicago’s world premiere of Britney Spears musical canceled, citing coronavirus concerns

            The opening of Broadway-bound "Once Upon a One More Time" had been scheduled for April.

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            Coronavirus: N.Y. governor’s crowd ban forces Broadway theaters to close

            Shows are scheduled to resume April 13.

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            Curtain Call — ‘Farewell Fables,’ ‘Lady from the Sea’ and more theater previews, openings March 12-18

            From comedy and drama to musicals and dance, Chicago’s stages are alive with vibrant productions.

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            ‘Her Honor Jane Byrne’ delivers an unflinching look at the reality of Cabrini-Green

            Now in its world premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, J. Nicole Brooks’ drama is packed with history, woven into a story that presents Cabrini-Green as a community rather than a monolith of crime.

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            ‘The Bachelor Live’ brings the TV experience to the stage

            The interactive adaptation brings the television hit to life in front of a live audience as one eligible bachelor woos a dozen local women through "a series of games, challenges, onstage dates and other getting to know you scenarios."

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            ‘Healing’ becomes Black Ensemble Theater’s most powerful statement on the African American experience

            Where previous BET productions entertained and educated, "Healing" entertains and confronts — the element of pretend is gone.

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            Chicago will get first look at new ‘Some Like It Hot’ musical

            Eminent creative team is preparing stage version of the classic Jack Lemmon/Tony Curtis comedy for 2021 debut.

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            Words on parchment carry emotional weight in ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’

            Tour star Maria Dizzia, performing a very personal piece by playwright Heidi Schrek, offers wisdom and hope for ourselves and our posterity

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            True friendships are the heart and soul of poignant ‘Middletown’ at Apollo Theater

            Four friends talk up everything from old-age and loneliness to fear and illness in Dan Clancy’s moving dramedy.

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            Jacqueline Novak brings her one-woman show, a provocative N.Y. hit, to Chicago

            The Den Theatre will host the comedian and her analysis of a particular sex act.

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            ‘Good Night, and Good Luck,’ ‘Seagull’ and new theater highlight Steppenwolf’s 上海11选5走势图-2021 season

            The new season starts with the world premiere stage adaptation of "Good Night, and Good Luck" helmed by artistic director Anna D. Shapiro.

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            Curtain Call — ‘Grey Gardens,’ ‘Thirteen Days’ and more theater previews, openings March 5-11

            From comedy and drama to musicals and dance, Chicago’s stages are alive with vibrant productions.

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            James Lipton, ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ host, dies at 93

            His wife, Kedakai Mercedes Lipton, told the New York Times he died of bladder cancer.

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            ‘I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter’ affirms talent of a rising Steppenwolf star

            Karen Rodriguez shows the layers of hurt and hope in a grieving teen in adept adaptation of hit YA novel set in Chicago.

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            US Constitution became a revelation for Heidi Schreck as a teen — and later a playwright

            "What the Constitution Means to Me" begins with Schreck’s 15-year-old self in awe of the Constitution and then moves into stories about her life and the lives of her mother, maternal grandmother and great-great-grandmother.

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            Curtain Call — ‘Pillowman,’ ‘Middletown’ and more previews, openings Feb. 27-March 4

            From comedy and dramas to musicals and dance, Chicago’s stages are alive with vibrant productions.

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            ‘Legends the Musical’ aims to inform on the effects of racism and the tools to end it

            Songs help communicate the message of the Black Ensemble Theatre show.