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  • Sense and Sensibility
    Closing weekend for DTC's brilliant, poignant Sense and Sensibility
    Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are sisters and like the rest of the characters in Sense and Sensibility, are subject to the expectations of society and cultural constraints imposed by a patriarchy. Adapted by Kate Hamill from Jane Austen's...
  • 'Dad bod' opens up a whole new world of possibilities for one comedian
    'Dad bod' opens up a whole new world of possibilities for one comedian
    Comedian Nick Lavallee isn't ashamed of his body. Well, he's not overly ashamed of it. Okay, he might, at times, be a little self-conscious about it.But not anymore.The latest body fad, lovingly dubbed "Dad bod", is gaining...
  • Bob Saget Will Host Some Cool Comedy
    Bob Saget Will Host Some Cool Comedy
    Bob Saget will once again host Cool Comedy – Hot Cuisine, the 34th gala to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) on Friday, June 5 th at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to...
  • Chicagoland slated for laughs via upcoming productions
    Chicagoland slated for laughs via upcoming productions
    In Lincolnshire, Jeff Award-winner Nick Bowling directs the Tony Award-winning musical comedy City of Angels from June 17 through August 2 at the Marriott Theatre on 10 Marriott Drive. To learn more, call 847-634-0200 or visit www.MarriottTheatre...
  • Louis CK on SNL
    Louis CK stirs up necessary controversy on 'SNL'
    This past Saturday, May 16, comedian Louis C.K. took to the stage on the season finale of Saturday Night Live’s 40th season. In his 10-minute monologue, the comedian tackled topics ranging from his “mild” racism to the...
  • Urinetown
    Theatre Arlington's Urinetown razor-sharp, rambunctious satire
    A spoof on The Threepenny Opera (and other musicals) that nonetheless succeeds on its own, Theatre Arlington's Urinetown is audacious, intelligent, fatally sharp and overflowing with marvelous nonsense, riffing on Bertolt Brechts penchant for...
  • CPO Sharkey: The Complete First Season, DVD Review
    'CPO Sharkey: The Complete First Season' DVD Review
    Chief Petty Officer Otto Sharkey is a naval veteran of 24 years of service. He finds himself having to train new recruits. Sharkey is an abrasive, abusive trainer who has no problem verbally attacking his recruits with racial slurs. Daniels (Jeff...
  • Louis CK monologue backlash
    Louis CK monologue backlash after comedian talks child molesters, racism
    Backlash over Louis CK's monologue is fierce today after the 47-year-old comedian used his Saturday Night Live stint to joke about something that just isn't funny. After admitting that he's a little bit racist,Louis CK's monologue...
  • Blu-ray review: Mortdecai
    Blu-ray review: Mortdecai
    Studio Synopsis: After a priceless painting is stolen, shady art dealer Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) is recruited by an old rival (Ewan McGregor) to get it back. Mortdecai questions his rival’s intentions, but takes the job for the money...
  • 'Pitch Perfect 2'
    'Pitch Perfect 2' review: Second verse slightly imperfect, but infectiously fun
    This anticipated sequel to the sleeper musical hit remains every bit as silly, endearing and undeniably fun as the original -- but some bumpy storytelling keeps "Pitch Perfect 2" (opening in theaters May 15) from true sequel perfection...
  • Comedian Robert Kelly returns to Boston ahead of new series premiere
    Comedian Robert Kelly returns to Boston ahead of new series premiere
    Boston native Robert Kelly returns to his hometown this weekend to headline LaughBoston starting Thursday, May 14, offering fans the perfect opportunity to catch one of Boston’s biggest comedy exports live. And in proving that you certainly...
  • In Hot Pursuit!
    Hot Pursuit is a funny film
    Hot Pursuit: Rated “PG-13” (1 hour 27 minutes)Starring: Sofía Vergara, Reese Witherspoon, John Carroll Lynch, Michael Mosley, Robert KazinskyDirected by: Anne FletcherClearly playing off the hugely popular The Heat which proved that...
  • The Egg Salesman
    Saucy, silly, mystical Egg salesman at Ochre House
    Whenever I visit The Ochre House I confess a sensation of exhilaration and dread, as if I were entering a sacred temple where the elemental truths of humanity might be revealed horrifically or congenially, pathetically or uproariously. Maybe both....
  • Bad Jews, booze, belly laughs and black comedy comes to Chicago
    Bad Jews, booze, belly laughs and black comedy comes to Chicago
    “We have women from all over the country and Canada coming to Chicago to be a part of this huge celebration of women in comedy,” says Stage 773 Director of Operations Jill Valentine of the 4th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny...
  • Brian Regan
    Brian Regan comedy tour hits the sunny shores of Honolulu
    Comedian Brian Regan to make a tour appearance in Honolulu, at the Blaisdell Arena. Regan recorded several comedy specials for the Comedy Central TV network, in additional to his highly acclaimed comedy albums. The stand-up comedian recently...
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