Posts tagged "Otherworld Theatre Company"

This GEEKend: Bit Bash and Paragon Theatre Festival

I’m gonna write this one quickly, gentle reader, because I’ve got a Cubs game to get to. My workplace hooked me up with tickets, and I’m really grateful. The weather is PERFECT, and this will be my only trip to Wrigley Field this summer. I AM SO READY FOR A THOUSAND HOT DOGS!!! …Oh, also... Read more »

This GEEKend: Windycon, Blue Box Cafe, The Aurora Project, and Berlin

This evening, I am writing from The Westin Lombard/Yorktown Center. I’m all settled in the Chicago ‘burbs for Windycon 41: Grimm Tales. I do hope you can join me here! I’ll be hosting panels on geek culture, cosplay wigs, convention management, and more. I’ll be taking pictures, doing interviews, and meeting people all GEEKend! Registration... Read more »

Of Dice and Men, Revisited: A Non-Gamer Perspective from Guest Blogger Abby Doud

Last week, my GEEKend post highlighted some stellar theatre going on in our city.  In it, I promised a more extensive review of Otherworld Theatre‘s Of Dice and Men.  Here’s the twist- today’s review isn’t written by me.  Instead, I’ve invited a brand new guest blogger, Abby Doud, to share her thoughts. Abby is a... Read more »

This GEEKend: 3 Theatre Shows for Chicago Gamers

When I was in college, the weekend started on Thursday- “Thirsty Thursday,” as it were.  I rarely participated in this phenomenon; I was committed to studying until the “real” weekend (I promise, mom!)  However, the Chicago theatre circuit is trying to change my mind. This week, three shows are popping up that geeks (especially gamers)... Read more »

St. Patrick's Day GEEKend: They Might Be Giants, Fanfiction Live, and More

St. Patrick’s Day is huge in Chicago thanks to beer, parades, and the famous green dye in the Chicago River.  Did you know that the dye is still a “secret formula?”   SOMEONE has to know what’s in there- I can’t believe they’d let that much gunk get dumped, otherwise!   I’ll be marching for... Read more »

5 Geeky Ways to Spend Halloween in Chicago

Halloween 2012 is mid-week.  This means parties the weekend before, the weekend after, and day-of, as well.  It’s about time you finalized your plans!  Me, I’ll be judging costumes and pumpkins at the Chicago Nerd Social Club‘s Nerd-o-ween.  Didn’t snag a ticket before they sold out?  Here are four MORE ways you can let your... Read more »