Dean Richards sits down with husband and wife stars of the movie “Gotti”. The film follows the story of New York mob boss, John Gotti and his rise in the infamous Gambino crime family. Travolta plays the title role and talks with Dean about visiting Chicago, playing such a well known character and dancing with Princess Diana at the White House. Preston plays the role of Victoria Gotti, John’s wife. She talks about playing husband and wife on screen with […]
On this edition of This Week in Theater, writer of the play Burnham’s Dream: The White City, June Finfer joins Dean to discuss her inspiration behind writing the play about World Fair and Chicago legend Daniel Burnham. The play runs through July 1st at Theatre Wit in Chicago.
This Father’s Day marks the last day of shows from Tribune Tower. Dean reflects back on his memories from the iconic Chicago building and listeners share their favorites as well. Dave Schwan’s Dad, Paul calls into the show to wish everyone a happy Father’s Day. We talk to Dr. Harold Katz about how to avoid bad breath and the importance of staying hydrated. On “This Week in Theatre” June Finfer, writer of “Burnham’s Dream: The White City” joins the program […]
This week on Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning, Dave Schwan and Dean get stuck in studio together to hilarious results as they start to say goodbye to Tribune Tower. Daryl Carlson from the Alzheimer’s Association joins Dean by phone to kick off Alzheimer’s Awareness month. They discuss the importance of continuing to support research and share some of the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s. In A-List Interviews, Dean sits down with Christian Bale to look back on the filming of “The […]
Join Dean and the gang for their thoughts on the Royal Wedding, the latest in Chicago theater and calls from viewers to discuss the recent school shooting in Texas and what can be done to prevent these acts of violence.
On this edition of This Week in Theater, Dean welcomes Le Bon Travel & Culture theater critic Betty Mohr to tell us what’s hot and what’s not in the theater beat. They discuss Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyric, The Doppleganger at Setppenwolf and Macbeth at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
It’s a Sunday filled with reflecting on the past and looking ahead to the future. Dean Richards along with Dave Schwan and Andy Masur take a trip down memory lane and recall some of their favorite memories created while the WGN studios have been located in the Tribune Tower. The trio also explore the history of the iconic Buckingham Fountain. This week in theater: the stars of Paramount Theatre’s Once Barry DeBois and Tiffany Topol, stop by the studio to […]
This week in theater: the stars of Paramount Theatre’s Once Barry DeBois and Tiffany Topol, stop by the studio to talk about the production of this musical and give an awe-inspiring performance of “Falling Slowly”.
Dean Richards shares his interview with Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award Winning Legend Barry Manilow. Barry shares details about his new long-term residency at the International Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. He also talks about what changes he’s noticed throughout his career.
On this week’s Food Time show, the great Rick Bayless shares some ideas on Cinco de Mayo recipes for the upcoming holiday. Rick also talks about his award-winning restaurants and the upcoming James Beard Awards. Want to try some of Rick’s mouthwatering recipes? Visit rickbayless.com
This week in theater: the stars of Oklahoma! at Marriot Lincolnshire, Jennie Sophia and Brandon Springman, stop by the studio to talk about the new production of this classic musical and give showstopping performances of “Oh, What A Beautiful Morning” and “People Will Say We’re In Love”.
It’s a super Sunday on Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning as Dean and the gang celebrate the movie event of 2018! Dean welcomes a panel of kid critics to give their (spoiler-free) evaluation of Avengers: Infinity War. They’ve been waiting years for this movie, did it live up to their expectations? Dean also shares his one on one interviews with the cast and directors of the film and gets a look behind the scenes of one of the most ambitious projects in film […]
Dean shares his conversation with legendary comedian and Chicagoland native Bill Murray from the new Murray Bros. Caddyshack restaurant in Rosemont. Murray looks back at the film that inspired the restaurant and his memories from the night the lights went on at Wrigley.
The Tribune’s Joe Knowles joins Dean and the gang to preview The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago White Sox: A Decade-by-Decade History, a comprehensive and in-depth guide to the Sox through their entire existence as a team.
This week on Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning: The Tribune’s Joe Knowles joins Dean and the gang to preview The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago White Sox: A Decade-by-Decade History, a comprehensive and in-depth guide to the Sox through their entire existence as a team. Floyd Mutrux, writer and director of Heartbreak Hotel and co-writer of the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet stops by to talk about the new show and look at the real stories that inspired it. Dean also […]
Dean sits down with WGN regular “Elton” Jim Turano and director Michael Van Belle to discuss the new production of Mel Brooks’ hilarious classic, “Young Frankenstein”, by the North Riverside Players. The show runs April 27th-29th and May 4th-6th TICKET INFORMATION: www.nrplayers.com or call 708-512-7015