Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  "Electra" at Mary Arrchie Theatre  "A Steady Rain" at Chicago Commercial Collective  and "Crowns" at Goodman Theatre . And we have Special Guests:  Leigh Barrett, Artistic Director of Babes with Blades and Marketta P. Wilder, starring as Yolanda in "Crowns" at Goodman Theatre .  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.     

This July 20, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by The Alliance. 

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Review Round-up:

"Electra" at Mary Arrchie Theatre 

"Crowns" at Goodman Theatre 

"A Steady Rain" at Chicago Commercial Collective   

Special Guests:

Leigh Barrett, Artistic Director of Babes with Blades

Marketta P. Wilder, starring as Yolanda in "Crowns" at Goodman Theatre 

Got A Minute?

"The Regular American Conversations in Recent America History Minute" Episode #8 written by Brett Neveu 

"A Hot Summer Day, T-Bizzle" based on a true story written by Nicholas Bailey  

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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