Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!

Off Book Chats Up Lookingglass, Lyric, Strawdog, Remy Bumppo, Shattered Globe, Goodman and More!

Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: "Metamorphoses" by Lookingglass Theatre ,"Elektra" at Lyric Opera, and "Neighborhood 3: Requistition of Doom" at Strawdog Theatre.  Our special guests are Linda Gillum, Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo and director of Shattered Globe's "Burn This" and Maggie Corbett, Chicago actor starring in Goodman Theatre's"Sweet Bird of Youth."  Plus, we have two new "Got A Minute" segments from two local playwrights.

This October 19, 2012 episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by  MARTY'S MARTINI BAR .

Shot word of the day: passionate

Review Round-up:

"Metamorphoses" by Lookingglass Theatre

"Elektra" at Lyric Opera

"Neighborhood 3: Requistition of Doom" at Strawdog Theatre

Special Guests:

Linda Gillum, Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo Theatre and director of Shattered Globe Theatre's "Burn This"

Maggie Corbett, Chicago actor starring in Goodman Theatre's "Sweet Bird of Youth"

Got A Minute?

"The Talk" written by Eleanor Cavanaugh

"First a Nail, then a Knuckle" 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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