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Jim Parsons to Play God in Broadway's 'An Act of God'

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 29
Jim Parson is going from a scientific nerd in "The Big Bang Theory" to a pretty big religious role - the Almighty.

Boobies and Bombshells: Brazil Takes a Hit on Plastic Surgery

CELEBRITIES | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Jan 30
Andressa Urach went from being a single teenage mom nicknamed "Beanpole" to a reality TV bombshell in Brazil. The 27-year-old Urach recently went into septic shock and was placed on life support after a botched operation to augment her thighs.

Connecticut Art Dealer Sentenced to 4 Years for Fraud

FINE ARTS | Jan 30
A Connecticut art dealer convicted in the sale of fraudulent artwork was sentenced Friday to four years and nine months in prison.

Kicking Off the Ballet Season

THEATRE | By Paul Parish | Jan 30
Though standing room was full and the house was filled with excitement, once the curtain went up, the whole event began to resemble the roll-out of a new generation of something you should invest in.

Telly Leung Goes to 'Extreme'

THEATRE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Jan 30
Over the past dozen years, Telly Leung has proven his expertise and versatility as a musical performer, in such Broadway shows as "Rent" and "Godspell," and on television's "Glee."

Theatre Review :: Rapture, Blister, Burn

THEATRE | By Colleen Cottet | Jan 30
Goodman Theatre brings the Chicago debut of Gina Gionfriddo's "Rapture, Blister, Burn!" to the Albert Theatre this season.