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Lilli Cooper and Santino Fontana

A song-and-dance version of the 1982 movie “Tootsie” has its pre-Broadway engagement in Chicago. We speak with two of the show’s stars.

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The legendary Broadway actor brings his one-man show “Broadway and the Bard” to Chicago. Len Cariou joins us in discussion.

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The actor known for his role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office” talks about his dual roles in Matthew-Lee Erlbach’s new play “The Doppelganger.”

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The award-winning actor and director talks about her new book, a collection of personal essays that explore her journey as a feminist.

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Actors Richard Thomas and Pamela Reed talk about the comedy of “The Humans,” a touring play with deep Chicago roots.

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Actors John Mahoney, left, and Francis Guinan. (Courtesy of Steppenwolf Theatre)

The veteran actors join us to discuss a new show opening Sept. 7 at Steppenwolf Theatre.

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The Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning artist talks about his new adult comedy on stage at Steppenwolf, Chicago’s theater scene and more.

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George Takei (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons)

The actor and activist hosts a screening and discussion of the film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” this weekend. We caught up with him to talk “Trek,” Trump and more.

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Actor Robert Bathurst (“Downton Abbey”) portrays King Charles in “King Charles III.” (Liz Lauren / Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

He played a pivotal role in “Downton Abbey.” Now he takes the throne as King Charles. English actor Robert Bathurst is here to talk about royalty, “Downton” and the stage.

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Geraldine Chaplin

The actor talks about making the classic film “Doctor Zhivago,” the Chicago International Film Festival, and her famous father, Charlie Chaplin.

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Kevin Bacon at a Young Chicago Authors event on Thursday.

We hear from actor Kevin Bacon about helping out a group of young Chicago authors known as the Bomb Squad.

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Actor Jonathan Pryce on "Chicago Tonight."

Actor Jonathan Pryce joins us to talk about the controversial character Shylock he portrays in Shakepeare's “The Merchant of Venice”–and his scene-stealing role in “Game of Thrones.”

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