Posts in category "Chicago Dramatists"

"I Am Going To Change The World" (Chicago Dramatists): Powerful Deconstruction of a Dream

"I Am Going To Change The World" (Chicago Dramatists):  Powerful Deconstruction of a Dream
#122.  Once upon a time, I had a my whole life planned.  At age six, I was going to marry Chris Scalise and become a ballerina.  At age fourteen, I was going to marry Steve Dibley and become a teacher.  At age twenty-two, I was going to marry Bill Hodges and become a public defender. ... Read more »

"Blizzard 67" (Chicago Dramatists): Snow Spins Lives Out Of Control!

#8.  With a 20th floor view of Lake Shore Drive, my most avid memory of the 2011 Blizzard is stupid people walking ON the Drive.  I’m not talking about abandoning cars for survival.  I’m speaking of the idiots on the day after.  In between white-out conditions, curious ignorants wandered onto the major highway.  It drove... Read more »

Review "Hickory Dickory" at Chicago Dramatists: Provocative, Timely Fantasy

Chicago Dramatists present HICKORYDICKORY Written by Marissa Wegrzyn Directed by Russ Tutterow   Reviewed  By Katy Walsh     Embedded inside everyone is a mortal clock. The timepiece ticks down the minutes until death. For most, its existence near the heart goes unrealized. In rare cases, the mortal clock is a chronometer lodged in the brain.... Read more »

Review "BORDELLO": Compelling Whores need a Corset!

Chicago Dramatists presents BORDELLOAt 1105 W. ChicagoWritten by Aline LathropDirected by Meghan Beals McCarthyThursdays, Fridays, Saturday s at 8pmSundays at 3pmThru March 6th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and fifteen minutes includes one intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Sex sells…. especially in a double-wide sixty miles outside Las Vegas.  Chicago Dramatists presents the world premiere... Read more »

Review "The Invasion of Skokie": Nazis vs the Goy-Next-Door, Oy!

Kibitzing with Gentiles and Nazis in Suburbia       Chicago Dramatists presents     The Invasion of Skokie     Written by Steven Peterson Directed by Richard Perez at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago (map) through October 10th  |  tickets:  $32  |   more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh It’s 1978. The preservation of the Jewish heritage is... Read more »

This Week "THEORIES" Will Push Me Into An "INVASION" Before I High-Kick It To "CHORUSLINE"

September continues with new shows this week.  Thursday, I’m contemplating life and death with an ecletic writing group.  Friday, I’ll watch the liberal attack of Skokie without leaving Chicago.  And Sunday, it’s all about tits and ass. Whether it’s a classic or a new story, it’ll be my first time at all three theatre companies! Theories... Read more »