Off Book chats Goodman, Pavement Group, Profiles, Strawdog, Court and more!

Off Book chats Goodman, Pavement Group, Profiles, Strawdog, Court and more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:   “In the Forest, Dark and Deep” at Profiles Theatre, “Duchess of Malfi” at Strawdog Theatre“Angels in America” – Part 1 at Court Theatre and “Rise of the Numberless” by Bailiwick Chicago and The New Colony.  We chat with special guests; Tara Sissom, The New Colony ensemble member and Pearl in “The Iceman Cometh” at Goodman Theatre and Dave Perez, Artistic Director at Pavement Group.  And of course, we have a new Got A Minute? segment from a local playwright and a special sneak peek at the upcoming “The Iceman Cometh”.     This May 4, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Rick Stoneham. 

Shot word of the day:  “accent”  

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Review Round-up:

“In the Forest, Dark and Deep” at Profiles Theatre

“Duchess of Malfi” at Strawdog Theatre

“Angels in America” – Part 1 at Court Theatre

“Rise of the Numberless” by Bailiwick Chicago and The New Colony  

Special Guests:

Tara Sissom, The New Colony ensemble member, Pearl in “The Iceman Cometh” at Goodman Theatre

Dave Perez, Artistic Director at Pavement Group  

Got A Minute?

“An Actor’s Ego” written by Bob Bullen

A scene from “The Iceman Cometh” written by Eugene O’Neill  

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 Walsh, Off Book is where Chicago meets to discuss artistic innovation.   

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