Off Book Chats with Hypocrites, Signals and Much More!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings at ProfilesWriters and Victory Gardens.  In addition, we chat with The Hypocrites’ new Artistic Director Halena Kays and Signal Ensemble’s co-Founder and co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra.  And of course, we have two new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.  Plus, don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 2011 Honor Awards PARTY, February 28th, 8pm-10pm at The Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway.  Come cheer on all the nominees and celebrate the Chicago theatre community.

This February 17th, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance.

Shot word of the day:  awards

Review Round-up:

“Bachelorette” at Profiles Theatre, “Hesperia” at Writers Theatre, “Ameriville” at Victory Gardens

Special Guests:

Halena Kays, Artistic Director at The Hypocrites

Ronan Marra, co-Founder and co-Artistic Director at Signal Ensemble

Got A Minute?

“Oh, Randall” by Audery Naomi Smith

“The Wait"  by Ronan Marra

Chicago Theatre Off Book is the new voice of community collaboration on CHIRP.  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 WalshOff Book is where Chicago meets to discuss artistic innovation.   

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