Posts in category "Piven Theatre Workshop"

"Cities of Light" (Piven Theatre Workshop): Cabaret or Vaudeville?

I have a healthy sense of humor.  I find much to laugh about in life.  The funny angle of any moment is always bubbling into my giggle zone…even at funerals or other sober events. In those moments, I’ve taught myself to suppress my natural urge to make a joke.  The selective censorship has come after... Read more »

Review "Three Sisters": Ruhl's Version Exhausts!

Piven Theatre presents THREE SISTERSWritten by Anton ChekhovA new version by Sarah RuhlBased on a literal translation by Elise ThoronWith Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-NeshatiDirected by Joyce Piven Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pmSundays 2:30pmThru November 21st Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and forty minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘We can... Read more »

7, 26, 3, K, 4: The combination to Rip Shaw before Seagull!

I’m mostly playing the numbers and letter this stretch of 8 in 7! 10.20.10  Seven Brides & Seven Brothers at Drury Lane Oakbrook 10.21.10  26 Miles by Teatro Vista and Rivendell Theatre at Chicago Dramatists 10.22.10  Rip Nelson by Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary’s Attic 10.23.10  Candide by ChicagoShaw at Ruth Page Theatre 10.23.10  3 Sisters... Read more »
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Final Chance to See "A Cowboy" Going for "Cherry" or "Wood" in "F#cking Men" love that "Parallelogram"!

         Final weekend to see four summer hits…        Late: A Cowboy Song at Piven Theatre Cherrywood at Mary Arrchie Theatre F#cking Men at Bailiwick Chicago   Parallelogram at Steppenwolf Theatre    

Review "Late: A Cowboy Song": Ruhl Lassos the Moon!

Piven Theatre Workshop presents LATE:  A COWBOY SONGAt 927 Noyes Street, EvanstonWritten by Sarah RuhlDirected by Jessica ThebusThru August 29, 2010Buy TicketsRunning Time:  One hour and forty minutes includes a ten minute intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Things have to get ugly before they get nice.’  ‘To get clear, push the skummy stuff to the... Read more »

Review "Number of People": Beck is #1 in this one man show

Piven Theatre Workshop presents:   Number of People Written and directed by Emilie Beck At Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston Thru April 18th (more info) 8, 11, 6, Leo Gold is a numbers guy. His wife is an eight. His daughter is eleven. And his concentration camp bunkmate is a six. Piven... Read more »
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