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My Week With Marilyn: an homage to actors


My Week With Marilyn, the new feature adaptation of Colin Clark’s memoir of the same name, has been receiving a lot of buzz prior to its debut today — especially in terms of its leading lady, Michelle Williams, in the title role of Marilyn Monroe. First-time feature director Simon Curtis at the Screen Actor’s Guild […]

Females stand out in latest Chicago production


“Hello, suckers!” cries Terra C. MacLeod’s sultry Velma Kelly at the beginning of Chicago’s second act. She’s speaking, of course, to us, the audience, and we chuckle because we know she’s right. Chicago — in ways far slinkier and shadier than we might originally think or expect — makes suckers of us all, and it’s […]