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‘Hamlet’ RECOMMENDED When: Through June 30 Where: Globe Theatre of London at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand on Navy Pier Tickets: $65 (very limited availability) Info: (312) 595-5600; www.chicagoshakes.com Run time: 2 hours and 45 minutes with one intermission While the Chicago Shakespeare Theater is trucking its exuberant production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
The appeal of French films is in how complicated they seem. French characters, French plots and French camera styles are simply more thoughtful and less trite than those found in most American films. Their details are unpredictable. The Fourth Annual Chicago French Film Festival offers 10 such features at the Music Box Theater – the
As part of a plea deal to resolve a simple assault charge he faced, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino agreed to attend a 12-week anger management program. This stems from an altercation he got into with his brother at their family’s tanning salon. The former “Jersey Shore” star was accused of assaulting his brother,
Don’t think we’ll ever see Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Kiefer Sutherland teaming up on any future film or TV projects — or even partying together. Prinze told ABC News that working with Sutherland on his “24” series in 2010 almost led him to quit acting! The actor said, “I did ’24.’ It was terrible.
Late Monday, a source close to “Vampire Diaries” star Nina Dobrev insisted the actress is “still very, very single…but she DOES love to flirt a lot.” That all comes in the wake of new rumors flying that Dobrev and Orlando Bloom may be in the early stages of a romance. The potential couple were
No official word from superstar Shakira or her Spanish soccer star boyfriend Gerard Pique — but the popular singer is said to be expecting her second child. Columbian news sources have been agog about their native daughter — reporting that she is indeed pregnant. The couple already are the parents of 19-month-old son, Milan.
While singer Keith Urban isn’t commenting, things really got wild at his concert outside Boston Saturday night. There were 50 concert-goers arrested and 22 of them were then hospitalized — mostly due to alcohol-related problems. However, it all needs to be taken in context. There were 18,000 attendees at the Urban show at the
Remember the story about young Miles Scott, the 5-year-old leukemia patient from San Francisco — and avid “Batman” fan? When the entire SF community rallied behind Miles’ desire to be “Batkid” for a day in the City by the Bay — the story went viral and was covered coast-to-coast by virtually every major media
As we get closer to the fall launch of “The View,” it’s not surprising there’s lots of rumors flying about who will be joining Whoopi Goldberg and the returning Rosie O’Donnell on the long-running daily chatfest on ABC. Speaking of Goldberg, it was somewhat intriguing that she seemed to ignore Savannah Guthrie’s question —
Veteran magician and entertainer Penn Jillette — the vocal half of the hugely-successful Penn & Teller act — along with his partner Raymond Teller, is bringing to the U.S. and the CW Network a TV competition show that has been popular across the pond in Britain. Beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday (WGN-Channel 9) “Penn