CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
Exclusive HollywoodChicago.com portrait: 'New in Town' star Harry Connick Jr. in Chicago!
Actor Harry Connick Jr. flashed the HollywoodChicago.com lens a welcoming smile while signing autographs for fans in the name of his new film “New in Town” on Jan. 28, 2009 at the Shops of North Bridge mall on downtown Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. See our exclusive portrait of Harry Connick Jr. here!
The romantic comedy “New in Town” stars Harry Connick Jr. with Renée Zellweger, J.K. Simmons and Siobhan Fallon. Harry Connick Jr. has also appeared in “P.S. I Love You,” “Will & Grace,” “Basic,” “Mickey,” “My Dog Skip,” “Life Without Dick,” “Hope Floats,” “Copycat” and “Independence Day”.