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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Taking Over Victory Gardens to Make a ‘Theater for All’ by Mark Caro

Ken-Matt Martin, the esteemed Chicago theater’s first Black artistic director, is going in with his eyes open.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

A Gilbert & Sullivan Jaunt to Margaritaville by Mark Caro

The Hypocrites, a freewheeling Chicago theater troupe, has taken its popular production of “The Pirates of Penzance” around the country. Now New Yorkers can sidle up to the tiki bar.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Second City partners with TV/film company by Mark Caro

Aiming to launch more television and film projects while connecting its performers with managers who will work closely with the comedy troupe, Second City announced a new partnership Monday …

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Chicago's Mick Napier: Master of Annoyance by Mark Caro

Here's a story about Mick Napier that doesn't necessarily illuminate how he became one of improvisational comedy's guiding lights, a revered Second City director and the Annoyance Theatre fo…

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Adam McKay knows no limits by Mark Caro

Co-creator of Ron Burgundy and Ricky Bobby likes pushing audience boundaries while fanning the comic fires of his talented casts NEW YORK —  Adam McKay still has the improvising chop…

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Friday, May 10, 2013

Piano lessons by Mark Caro

(BY MARK CARO) As Mona Golabek signs books immediately after each performance of her one-woman show, "The Pianist of Willesden Lane," at the Royal George Theatre, people ask her variations o…

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Del Close: Dueling scripts detail improv pioneer by Mark Caro

Charna Halpern's script about her late iO (formerly ImprovOlympic) co-founder Del Close opens with the vastly influential, hard-living, difficult, brilliant improvisation pioneer glimpsing a…

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