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Iconic TV Show 'Cheers' Hits Chicago Stage

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s the place where everyone knows your name.

Sam, Diane, Carla, Cliff, Norm and Coach are back. Twenty-three  years after the final episode of Cheers aired, the characters are back live on stage. 515 more words

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Cheers Live on Stage! "This Is a Show About Home"

Paul Vogt  (Norm Peterson) and Sarah Sirota (Carla Tortelli) of ‘Cheers Live on Stage’ join Bill and Wendy to talk about ‘Cheers’ and the impact of the show in television history. 106 more words

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder

Spend An Evening At A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name...Cheers on Stage

Let’s travel back in time to a time before cell phones and the internet. People would stay home on Thursday nights to watch television. (Yes, there is a time before Shonda Rhimes ran the night) It was called Must See TV and it was the home to some of the greatest shows in television history. 441 more words

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Men are still from Mars

The hugely popular “Men are from Mars/Women are from Venus” returns to the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago through February 21st.  The play’s star, Josh Hyman, sat down with WGN’s Andrea Darlas to talk about the success of MAFMWAFV, why it’s still the perfect date night play, and how his MOM influenced his performance! 19 more words

Steve Cochran

Potted Potter

True story: I’ve never read a Harry Potter book, nor seen any of the eight films from the wildly popular series. I’ll admit that in the Aughts, my resistance was that of a snotty, 20-something faux rebel. 607 more words

EDGE Media Network (Chicago Theater Reviews)

This Week in Theater: "Unspeakable"

The stars of Unspeakable, and its director and co-author, Rod Gailes OBC,  join Dean to talk about Richard Pryor who inspired the play. They talk about Pryor’s comedy inspirations, including the brothel in which his entrepreneur grandmother raised him. 24 more words

Dean Richards' Sunday Morning

Unspeakable | A play inspired by Richard Pryor

Sex, Drugs and Comedy. Unspeakable is an unflinching ride through the emotional landscape of Richard Pryor spanning sixty-one years and focused on the period between 1967 and 1982. 209 more words

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