Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon,” “Crow,”and “Marat/Sade.” And our special guests are Brian Golden, Managing Artistic Director at Theatre Seven of Chicago, Meghan Beals McCarthy, Associate Artistic Director at Chicago Dramatist and co-Curator at Theatre on the Lake and Samantha Chavis, Managing Director at Theatre on the Lake. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.
This June 15, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance.
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Chicago Theatre Off Book BOWLING PARTY
JULY 1st, 6pm-10pm at Timber Lanes
ONLY 16 Teams: Goodman, Oracle, Mortar, Writers Theatre, Stage Door Johnnies, Ball Scratchers and reserve your team NOW! $100 buys you a lane, drink specials and free pizza. Pizza courtesy of League of Chicago Theatres
*Everyone attending will be entered into a drawing to win spectacular prizes, like two tickets to "Crowns" at Goodman or “Hamlet” at Writers Theatre. And the GRAND PRIZE winner gets a special episode of Off Book! The winner can pick the theatre company of his/her choice for an Off Book show. The show will be completely dedicated to the theatre company. We will interview whomever they want. They can sing, perform scenes or tell jokes. It's their show.
And we are auctioning off Coffee with Michael Halberstam, Artistic Director at Writer’s Theatre. Come out and get bowled over with the theatre community!
Brian Golden, Managing Artistic Director at Theatre Seven of Chicago
Samantha Chavis, Managing Director at Theatre on the Lake
Got A Minute?
“Parting Gifts” written by Tom Lawler
“Cheathearts” written by Eleanor Cavanaugh
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. What do YOU think about US? Please complete a *quick* survey.
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