In Howard Hawks’s 1941 screwball comedy Ball of Fire, chanteuse/mob moll Katherine “Sugarpuss” O’Shea (Barbara Stanwyck) hides out from the cops and her killer boyfriend by taking refuge in the house of seven dwar . . . er, academics who are absorbed in writing a new encyclopedia. Because opposites in Screwball World, as elsewhere, must […]
There was much ado about the casting of Porchlight Theatre’s In the Heights, but Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pre-Hamilton musical shines through.
MTVghosts drop a free album of glammy, goofy ‘dreampunk,’ Parlour Tapes throws a party to benefit Snow City Arts, and more.
The After Party performance series at Steppenwolf Theatre’s Garage space
Two Jonathan Larson works, Tick, Tick . . . Boom! and Rent, get local productions.