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Lorraine Hansberry (Courtesy of The Goodman Theatre)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaimed May 19 "Lorraine Hansberry Day" in Chicago. We take a look at various events around the city honoring the Chicago playwright and her legacy.

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Before you commit to Goodman Theatre's "2666," an epic five-hour play which touches on the true story of unsolved murders of hundreds of women along the Mexican border, you can see a play about the murders that's just 75 minutes. And free.

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National Geographic explorers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards tell us about their trek to a never-before climbed 2,000-foot summit in Antarctica called Bertha's Tower.

Lerner & Lowe Musical Re-Imagined for New Generation

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The Goodman Theatre stages a beloved American musical that hasn't had a major revival in more than 30 years.

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“The White Snake” chronicles the tale of a gentle serpent spirit who transforms herself one day into a beautiful young woman and travels down to the world of humans. So begins Mary Zimmerman’s interpretation of the classic Chinese fable into a spectacular Goodman Theatre production. See a slideshow from the play. 

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André De Shields (King Louie) and Akash Chopra (Mowgli) in Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman’s new musical adaption of The Jungle Book; courtesy Goodman Theatre

We revisit an inside look at the long-awaited Goodman Theatre production of The Jungle Book. Watch a web extra video and view a slideshow.

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Chicago Tonight gets an inside look at the long-awaited Goodman Theatre production of The Jungle Book. Watch a web extra video and view a slideshow.

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A close look at the creatures that inhabit the Great Lakes; a wide variety of snacks for foodies; and The Jungle Book at the Goodman Theatre. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

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Shakespeare set in the decadent disco-era? Hedy Weiss reviews Measure for Measure, plus four more shows on local stages.

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Translucent seal intestines, jumping in the lake and communal soup. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

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Robert Falls, the artistic director of the Goodman Theatre, joins us to discuss the upcoming season and more.

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A gospel musical celebrates 10 years on stage. We talk with the Chicago author whose book about elaborate church hats inspired the show.

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Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on!

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Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on!

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We catch up with actor Brian Dennehy, who is in Chicago performing a double header at the Goodman Theatre.

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