Tag: fantasy

Comic Book Writer Kyle Higgin’s Short Film to be shown at the 5th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival

Comic Book Writer Kyle Higgin’s Short Film to be shown at the 5th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival
Otherworld Theatre Company, Chicago’s premier Science Fiction and Fantasy theatre company was delighted to receive a submission from Kyle Higgins for their annual Juggernaut Film Festival. For those who may not know, Kyle Higgins is a comic book writer best known for his work on the DC Comics Batman series. Kyle actually grew up in... Read more »

Chicago's Hidden Gem: The 5th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival

Chicago's Hidden Gem: The 5th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival
Do you love Science Fiction and Fantasy stories? Do you love film-making? Do you love sitting back, relaxing, and being transported to other worlds? Then THIS is the event for you. This one-day event celebrates Science Fiction and Fantasy films from around the world. This is the 5th annual Juggernaut Film Festival and is presented... Read more »

Adulthood is a Fantasy Land

Adulthood is a Fantasy Land
This past weekend, a group of Disney-loving ladies and myself got together for a Disneybound fall photo shoot at The Lincoln Park Zoo. If you are unfamiliar with Disneybounding, it is basically the idea of putting together modern(ish) outfits that represent different Disney characters. For me, this is a glorious combination of cosplay lite (see... Read more »
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You're Invited!: FREE Game of Thrones Cosplay Event

You're Invited!: FREE Game of Thrones Cosplay Event
Good afternoon! Blessings to you from the Old Gods and the New! It is with great joy and honor that I invite you all to The Fantasy Realm of Chicago and Stephanie Plus Verb’s first ever cosplay meet up. **Game of Thrones Season 6 spoilers ahead** Here are the details: When: Thursday, July 14th at... Read more »

E.D.G.E Theatre Embraces The Magical World of Harry Potter to Help Others

E.D.G.E Theatre Embraces The Magical World of Harry Potter to Help Others
On Thursday, June 23rd E.D.G.E Theatre will host The First Annual Charity Chicago Muggle Quidditch Tournament which will benefit local Chicago charities UPS for DownS and Down in The Southland. Spectators and players alike are invited to cheer, revel, and watch their teams play for the Chicago Muggle Quidditch Cup! I sat down with the... Read more »

To See Ourselves in the Monsters of the Earth: An Interview

To See Ourselves in the Monsters of the Earth: An Interview
The Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary (1560- 1614) was accused of torturing and murdering over 650 young women, making her the most vicious female serial killer in history. Whether or not these murders (or a portion of them) were factual, she was found guilty of her crimes and pushed by isolation until death. By all... Read more »
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Greedy Grifters, Sexy Aliens, and Kooky Cacklers come to life in "L.I.V.E Radio Show"

L.I.V.E stands for two things: First, their company title- Locked into Vacancy Entertainment- and second, the style of their radio show. Recorded before a live studio audience at Stage 773 on Belmont Avenue, L.I.V.E Radio Show takes us through short segmented stories, musical numbers, and hilarious fictional sponsors and commercials. These shows are then put... Read more »

The Weekend Fantasy Fix

The Weekend Fantasy Fix
I could never allow my fellow fantasy lovers to go without extraordinary weekend plans. Check out The Weekend Fantasy Fix every Thursday to get an insider look at Fabulous Fantasy Functions and Where to Find Them!  ________________________________________________________________________ Fight Quest by Otherworld Theatre Company Alright so this first one technically isn’t on the weekend. It runs... Read more »

The Joy of Cosplay Lite

The Joy of Cosplay Lite
I have been cosplaying all of my life- long before I even knew that it was a thing. As a little girl, I was constantly dressing up, partly due to the vast array of costumes my mom had and partly due to my obsession in becoming an actress. Somewhere in my childhood home lies an... Read more »
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Game of Thrones "Blood of my Blood" or Meet the Parents

Game of Thrones "Blood of my Blood" or Meet the Parents
The Dothraki Sea I am trying to imagine what it would feel like to see a dragon for the very first time and nothing seems to fit. I am not a mother but perhaps the first time seeing your new-born child would be comparable- in awe of the creature’s majesty while simultaneously terrified that it... Read more »