Cathy Marston’s staging features brilliant duets, but her take on Charlotte Brontë’s classic has some limitations.
This week’s stage highlights include three losers who (hopefully) make good and four 19th-century fictional heroines battling their would-be betrotheds.
Highlights from Orson Welles’s acting career
Paul Gordon’s adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, making its world premiere at Chicago Shakespeare, wants more sensibility, less sense.
The AMC-Loews Piper’s Alley movie theater in Old Town will close its doors tonight after one final evening of screenings, set to include Cedar Rapids, I Am, The Conspirator, and Jane Eyre. Word spread via Twitter this morning, and was first reported by Chicagoist, which expounded upon the theater’s closing.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
A new screen adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s prefeminist novel reminds us how perplexed Jane was by the male animal.
Friday, March 4 through Thursday, March 31 at the Gene Siskel Film Center