Chicago little notes nor long remembers--if it's aware at all--when the Mayor appoints a new commissioner of Department X, Y or Z. A handful of important posts--say, the commissioners of Finance, Police and Fire--may receive a lot of scrutiny but rarely any of the others.
KELLY: What's so terrific about MPAACT's Last Saint on Sugar Hill is its unapologetic approach to its subject. As I watched this account of a man literally driven mad by greed, and the consequences of that for his two sons, I realized how often African-American-themed p
Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company has won the 2011 Tony Award for Excellence in Regional Theatre, making it the fifth Chicago Off-Loop troupe to win the coveted award.The announcement was made Tuesday morning (May 3) in New York City by the American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theat
Lyric Opera of Chicago today (April 21) named Anthony Freud, 53, as its new general director, effective October 1. The British-born Freud will be only the fourth leader of Lyric Opera in the company’s 58-year history.
One of the pioneers of Chicago Off-Loop Theater, costume designer Patricia Hart, died at dawn Sunday morning (April 10) after a two-year on-and-off battle with brain cancer. She was 64.Hart was born in St.