Archive for March 2011

Review "Black Watch": F#cking Sounds Like War!

  Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Chicago Shakespeare Theater World’s Stage Production presentsNational Theatre of Scotland’s BLACK WATCH At Broadway Armory, 5917 N. BroadwayWritten by Gregory BurkeDirected by John TiffanyTuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pmSaturdays and Sundays at 3pmThru April 10thBuy... Read more »

Review "Orlando": Love Story Transcends Time, Gender and the Ruhls!

  Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Court Theatre presents ORLANDOBased on the novel by Virginia WoolfAdapted by Sarah RuhlDirected by Jessica ThebusWednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pmFridays at 8pmSaturdays at 3pm and 8pmSundays at 2:30pm and 7:30pmThru April 10th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two... Read more »

Review "Circle Mirror Transformation": Inside the Actor's Studio

“Circle Mirror Transformation” Takes Audiences Behind the Curtain   Reviewed By Katy Walsh The acting is brilliant in this production in which actors play people who are trying to be actors. It’s a two-hour, no-intermission staged reality show about theatre. A community center offers a 6-week creative drama course. A free-spirited teacher takes a class... Read more »
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Review "Arnie The Doughnut": DELICIOUS!

  Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Lifeline Theatre KidSeries    presents ARNIE THE DOUGHNUT At 6912 N. Glenwood Based on the book by Laurie Keller Adapted by Frances Limoncelli Music and lyrics by George Howe Directed by Elise Kauzlaric Saturdays and Sundays... Read more »

Review "Dixie's Tupperware Party": Bowls of Fun!

Down South LLC and Liberty Theatres present DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTYAt Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. HalstedWritten by Kris AnderssonDirected by Patricia RichwoodTuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pmSaturdays and Sundays at 3pmThru May 15th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Tightly sealed box, finding the hole, rimming... Read more »

Morocco Vacation: Marrakech to Fes in Pictures!

For those, who like pictures better than written ramblings… Morocco:  The Slide Show   by photographer Willie Paulino. For those, who missed the first postings, here’s the written recap… Day 1:  Snake Watch! Day 2:  Eat, Pray, Love! Day 3: Bill Turns 40! Day 4: Steve’s Marrakech Day 5: Marrakech Express Day 6: Fes-cination! Day 7:  Mr.... Read more »
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Review "God of Carnage": Divine Comedic Massacre

Goodman Theatre presents GOD OF CARNAGE At 170 N. Dearborn Written by Yasmina Reza Directed by Rick Snyder Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays at 7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays at 2pm Thru April 10th Buy Tickets  Running Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Children consume our lives and then... Read more »

EXTENDED THRU APRIL 23rd "Ethan Frome": Unrequited Life!

Lookingglass Theatre presents ETHAN FROME At 821 N. Michigan Avenue Adapted and directed by Laura Eason Based on the novel by Edith Wharton Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays at 7:30pm Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm and 7:30pm EXTENDED Thru April 23rd  Buy Tickets Running Time:  Ninety minutes with no intermission    Reviewed by Katy Walsh A man looks... Read more »

Review "The Cripple of Inishmaan": Pure Craic!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater World’s Stage Series presents Ireland’s Druid Theatre Company’s THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN At Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier Written by Martin McDonagh Directed by Garry Hynes Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays, Fridays at 7:30 Saturdays at 8pm Wednesday at 1pm Saturdays, Sundays at 3pm Thru March 27th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours... Read more »
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EXTENDED THRU JULY 3rd Review "Some Enchanted Evening": Oh, What A Beautiful... SHOW!

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre presentsSOME ENCHANTED EVENING:  THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEINAt No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Music by Richard RodgersLyrics by Oscar Hammerstein IIMusic Direction by Austin CookDirected by Fred AnzevinoThursdays at 7:30pm*Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm*Sundays at 7pm*EXTENDED Thru July 3rd Buy Tickets*Optional Dinner Package AvailableRunning Time:  Two hours with a fifteen minute... Read more »