The story revolves around Kit, a loyal young daughter struggling to pay off the debts of her father, who as the play opens is languishing in a debtors prison.
In the highly competitive world of show business, it can be hard to find true friends. But comic Chris Franjola was one of the lucky ones, becoming best buddies with rising star Chelsea Handler.
We watch Scrooge go through his familiar redemptive and restorative ritual with renewed interest.
When it comes to showing heart, especially in the power ballads and anthems, this show is stirring.
“The shows are so competitive and physical that they’re as close to sports as you can get with improv.”
“Love Actually?” shoots at the king of rom-com Christmas films and kills it.
“Her Honor Jane Byrne,” is a powerful new play written and directed by J. Nicole Brooks, which recently reopened on the Lookingglass stage.
The longtime Chicago favorite is heading back into town to perform Thanksgiving weekend at Zanies, the club that gave him his first big breaks.
The audience is the fly on the wall of a dingy Oklahoma hotel room where Agnes White is taking refuge from her recently released, abusive ex-husband Jerry.
This is likely to be the most fun you’ll have in a Chicago theater this season.