Arts & Entertainment

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Black comedy “Armadillo Necktie” exposes open wound of U.S. in Iraq

A new self-described "jet-black comedy" takes on the national American character at the apogee of its foreign "nation building" enterprise.

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Staceyann Chin takes Chicago by storm in one-woman show: “MotherStruck!”

The Chicago-based one-woman show brings audiences to tears of laughter and pain.

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“The Americans”: Who thrives, survives

On this series, many of our questions to be answered next year and many new ones to be posed.

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“Turn Me Loose”: Dick Gregory brought to life on NYC stage

Provocative and at times hilarious, the new one-man show captures Gregory's way of afflicting the comfortable.

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Spies R Us: Keeping it in the family on “The Americans”

Viewers spent some uncomfortable time in character Elizabeth Jennings' shoes.

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“The Fits”: An adolescent girl at the edge of transformation

A girls' dance competition in Cincinnati sets the stage for this art-house film.

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“The Americans”: Christ and the FBI come to dinner

Revelations keep coming on each new episode of "The Americans."

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"The Americans": Sex, friendship, and lies

For Elizabeth to have to betray her friend Young-Hee and deal with yet another U.S.-made deadly weapon, is entirely too much.

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Eugene O'Neill's "The Hairy Ape”: A shocking protest against capitalist barbarism

It's a product of the post-World War I Expressionist school, with exaggerated characters, writ in bold strokes, often with harsh, mordant commentary.

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"The Americans": Making problems disappear, vodka optional

Maybe, just maybe, Philip and Elizabeth can catch a break.

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