‘Shameless’ star Shanola Hampton flickers in ‘Things Never Said’

The film features character Kalindra Stepney (Shanola Hampton) who has turned to spoken word poetry as an emotional outlet for the turmoil in her life.

Robert Townsend kicks off Milwaukee Film Festival’s Black Lens series, screens ‘Hollywood Shuffle’

In the spirit of celebrating the role African-Americans have played in front of and behind the camera, Robert Townsend’s first film “Hollywood Shuffle”…had a special screening…at The Oriental

Eastern and Western marital customs clash in witty documentary ‘Meet the Patels’

“Meet the Patels” features the hilarious actor Ravi Patel…on a quest for true love and appease his traditional Indian parents Champa Patel and Vasant Patel who are anxious for him to get married and start a family.

Theater in Chicago: ‘Death Tax’ is scandalously delightful

“People who have money are preserved…People who do not have money are not preserved. If one does not get preserved, things get messy” is an excerpt from Maxine’s opening lines that epitomize the dark, comedic yet scandalously delightful play “Death Tax” written by Lucas Hnath. The play, under the direction of Heidi Stillman, is currently […]

Must See Play: Bruce Reisman’s ‘Blank’ now playing at The Complex Hollywood

Not to be missed is the stage play “Blank,” written and directed by Bruce Reisman, at The Complex Hollywood’s Ruby Theater through Friday, March 14. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased online through BrownPaperTickets or by phone 800-838-3006.