Posts in category "Circle Theatre"

"Urinetown the Musical" (Circle Theatre): Funniest Potty Talk Ever!

"Urinetown the Musical" (Circle Theatre):  Funniest Potty Talk Ever!
People start revolutions because they want something that authorities are controlling. Jefferson wanted to declare independence.  Norma Rae wanted to improve factories.  Katniss wanted to feed masses.  Bobby Strong wants to pee free.  Circle Theatre presents URINETOWN THE MUSICAL. After the drought created ‘stink years’, the big UGC conglomerate steps in to regulate urination.  People are forced... Read more »

"The Women" (Circle Theatre): OBSCENE...Obscenely Funny!

"The Women" (Circle Theatre): OBSCENE...Obscenely Funny!
It’s hard to gossip via text.  Not impossible but not as satisfying as an in-person gabfest.  For that face to face encounter, salons are the ideal locale for *sharing* the latest news.  It’s all foot to mouth.  The pedicurist pumicing off a layer of ick directly loosens lips.   Once unleashed, a tongue can spill the... Read more »

"Shrek-heads," one last ride on "Equus" to "Philadelphia"!

This weekend ends the performances runs of….   Shrek the Musical by Broadway in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace The Philadelphia Story at Circle Theatre Equus at Redtwist Theatre

Review "The Philadelphia Story": McClain Channels Hepburn's Ghost!

Circle Theatre presents THE PHILADELPHIA STORY In Forest Park, 7300 W. Madison Written by Philip Barry Directed by Jim Schneider Thru September 5th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes includes two intermissions   Reviewed by Katy Walsh   ‘Now, gentle reader…’  The paparazzi ‘s fascination with Paris Hilton types is not a... Read more »


Here’s the line up for me of new Chicago theatre offerings… 15th  This Train – 16th Street Theatre at Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Garage Theatre          View a preview video on YouTube 16th Escape From Happiness – Infamous Commonwealth at Raven Theater 18th  Philadelphia Story   – Circle Theatre 19th  Guide for the Perplexed – Victory Gardens 

Review "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas": One BIG thrill!

      Circle Theatre presents   The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas   Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson Music/Lyrics by Carol Hall Directed and choreographed by Kevin Bellie Music Direction and new arrangements by Josh Walker Circle Theatre, 7300 Madison, Forest Park (map) Thru June 20th (more info)   Whores, hookers,... Read more »