Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse

Off Book Chats Up Nothing Special, The House, Artistic Home, Eclipse and Idle Muse

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: "The American Plan" at The Artistic Home , "The Monument" at Idle Muse Theatre , and "Ah, Wilderness" at Eclipse Theatre. And our Special Guests are  Mikey Laird, Artistic Director and co-Founder at Nothing Special Productions and director of "Savageland" and Dennis Watkins, Magician in "Magic Parlour" and starring in "Death and Houdini" at The House Theatre.  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.     

This August 10, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Bookwas partially underwritten by The Alliance. 

Shot word of the day:  fight  

Review Round-up:

"The American Plan" at The Artistic Home

"The Monument" at Idle Muse Theatre

"Ah, Wilderness" at Eclipse Theatre  

Special Guests:

Mikey Laird, Artistic Director and co-Founder at Nothing Special Productions and director of "Savageland"

Dennis Watkins, Magician in "Magic Parlour" and starring in "Death and Houdini" at The House Theatre

Got A Minute?

"Little Things" written by Tom Lawler

"Smooth Operator" written by Jeff Taylor

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