The Dueling Critics and a whole crowd of those who are otherwise night folks assembled at the Goodman at dawn (well, 8 a.m.) last Thursday for what was billed as a major important announcement, complete with mayor. (These days no announcement is major-important unless the mayor is there.
Despite the politics of strategic partnership, the U.S. and China sometimes seem to inhabit two different planets. In the new comedy Chinglish, Tony-Award-winning Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang shares a story of absurd cultural misunderstanding between these nations.
1. Yesterday's Jeff Awards confusion left Brenda Didier without an award and a little confused. Now Jeff spokesman Jeffrey Marks is saying that there were always supposed to be two winners in the category of Best Director in a Musical. "It should have been two winners," said Marks.