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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for February 22, 2010

Brian Dennehy (Actor)

Andrew’s guest tonight is veteran actor Brian Dennehy, winner of two Tony Awards for Best Lead Actor in a Play for projects that originated at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Dennehy is currently appearing at The Goodman in an acclaimed double-bill of Eugene O’Neill’s “Hughie” and Samuel Beckett’s “Krapp’s Last Tape.” The performances run through this Sunday more…

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s ‘The Damnation of Faust’ — thinking big, like Berlioz

Here is my Monday February 22 Chicago Sun-TImes and suntimes.com review of the Saturday February 20, 2010, opening night performance of Lyric Opera of Chicago's new production of The Damnation of Faust, the company's first work by Berlioz. John Relyea (Mephistophélès) and Paul Groves (Faust) get acquainted in Part Two of The Damnation of Faust. more…