Chicago Theatre Off Book is kicking off 2012 chatting about upcoming shows at Court Theatre, Chicago Children's Theatre and Theatre Oobleck. With Chicago theatre just coming back from a holiday break, there is no review round-up. But Charles Newell and Mark Messing intrigue with glimpses of 2012 theatre. And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. Have a listen! Plus, don't forget to vote for your 2011 favorites with HONOR AWARDS 2011. This episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The STEP Fund. Shot word of the day: *Show*
Chicago Theatre Off Book January 13, 2011
Got A Minute? "A Little Criticism" written by Erica Slutsky with Chicago Dramatists "Justice Truth" written by Eleanor Cavanaugh
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. Now YOU get to help choose the winner. 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 Volkers and Reviewer Katy Walsh from The Fourth Walsh, Off Book is where Chicago meets to discuss innovation.