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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 »

REVIEW: The Woman Who Amuses Herself by Idle Muse Theatre Company

REVIEW: The Woman Who Amuses Herself by Idle Muse Theatre Company
“Even the whores get their moment with you.” I saw Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa in the summer if 2011 with my family and I didn’t like it. Expecting to look into the soul of arguably the most famous woman to be immortalized in artwork, I left the Louvre severally underwhelmed. Granted, the style of... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »

Rogues and Monks and Barbarians, Oh My!: Your RPG Fantasy Brought to Life

Rogues and Monks and Barbarians, Oh My!: Your RPG Fantasy Brought to Life
Otherworld Theatre Company’s production of Fight Quest will make your RPG fantasies come true! Written by company member Bennett Bottero, Fight Quest is a choose-your-own-adventure Dungeons and Dragons style fight show. That description alone should be enough to get even the slightest fantasy fan running to see this hilarious show! However, if you need a... Read more »