Posts tagged "Chicago theatre"

One Night Only at the DuSable Museum: "Something About Oscar Brown, Jr."

One Night Only at the DuSable Museum: "Something About Oscar Brown, Jr."
“The Great GOD-send moment that changed my life was meeting Oscar Brown, Jr. in August 1985!  I studied with Oscar in his Hyde Park apartment in Fall ’85 and Spring ’86 hoping to be admitted to the Yale School of Drama.  The hip audition we developed didn’t work because it was misunderstood, which was often the case... Read more »

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Named "Small But Mighty" by Sun-Times

Last night was the opening of Polarity Theatre’s latest production,  “Ephemera.”  Earlier in the day, the Sun-Times had named Polarity, “Small But Mighty….Under the radar, these stage companies are super troupers!”  I certainly agree!  In 2008, the Chicago Reader named Polarity “Best Emerging Theater Company” following its unique production of “Hamlet.” “Ephemera” was written by... Read more »


Actor and Steppenwolf ensemble member John Mahoney on opening night. The opening performance of “Up” was a sellout!   This new play by Bridget Carpenter was directed by cast member Anna Shapiro and tells the story of Walter Griffin (played brilliantly by Ian Barford). It is based on real life inventor and dreamer Larry Walters, who in... Read more »