Chicago Dramatists, and Collaboraction. In addition, we chat about comedy with David Cerda from Hell in a Handbag and almost with Kelly Leonard from Second City. And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment from a local playwright. Have a listen! Plus, don't forget to pick your favorite among the five finalists with HONOR AWARDS 2011.
This episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The STEP Fund.Shot phrase of the day: *Comedy*
Review Round-up:"Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting" at Lookingglass Theatre, "Megacosm" at A Red Orchid Theatre, "Blizzard 67" at Chicago Dramatists and "Dark Plays or Stories for Boys" at Collaboraction Theatre
Got A Minute?
"Price Check" by David Cerda
COMING SOON: In February, Chicago Theatre Off Book and CHIRP are throwing a party to honor the best of 2011 with an HONOR AWARD. Two-tier voting starts here. Katy Walsh tabulated her favorites from reviewing 247 shows on The Fourth Walsh. Chicago voted for their faves. Now YOU get to help choose the winner among the finalists in each category. Vote for your favorite show, performer, director, designer... HONOR AWARDS 2011.
Chicago Theatre Off Book is the new voice of community collaboration on CHIRP, Chicago Independent Radio Show. Every week, Off Book will feature Chicago leaders in performing arts entertainment. From small storefront to the big warhorses, Off Book will focus on what’s happening on the Chicagoland theatrical landscape. With reviews, interviews and one-minute audio-plays, Off Book will showcase the local talents driving Chicago’s dynamic theatre force. Hosted by Actor Joshua J. Volkers and Reviewer Katy Walsh from The Fourth Walsh, Off Book is where Chicago meets to discuss innovation.