Posts in category "Shattered Globe"

"Burn This" (Shattered Globe): Crackles with Humanity and Volatility!

"Burn This" (Shattered Globe): Crackles with Humanity and Volatility!
Shattered Globe Theatre presents BURN THIS.  It’s NYC in the 80s.  Anna, Burton, Larry and Pale are stuck.  Anna is choreographing lackluster productions.  The work sustains her but doesn’t necessarily fulfill her.  Her indifference seeps into her personal life as she continues to reject marital proposals from her long-term boyfriend Burton.  He is a successful... Read more »

"Her Naked Skin" (Shattered Globe): Thought-provoking Herstory Lesson

"Her Naked Skin" (Shattered Globe): Thought-provoking Herstory Lesson
#102.  I find it fairly incomprehensible that less than 100 hundred years ago women didn’t have the right to vote.  Literature from the time period always boggles my mind.  Men and women’s opinions of female inferiority is disheartening.  The extreme measures used by suffragettes to instigate an evolution of thought is admirable.  The inhumane measures... Read more »

Review "EDUCATING RITA": Pygmalion Tale Retitled 'Dressing Rita'

The only reason I passed calculus in college was a tutor.  A very, very, very good looking tutor named Mike.  He had extreme patience and a transfixing beard with a patch of hairs that swirled in a circle.  In between, the blah, blah, blah, x+y= something, something, I heard in his voice genuine kindness and... Read more »
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Review "Down & Dirty Romeo & Juliet": A Classic to Go!

    Shattered Globe Theatre presents       Down & Dirty Romeo & Juliet         Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Roger Smart at various Chicago locations (see below) through July 17  |  tickets: $18   |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Where art thou Romeo?’  Well, Juliet, last time I saw him, he was... Read more »

Review "The Beauty Queen on Leenane": A Winner!

Shattered Globe presents THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE At Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 North Southport AveWritten by Martin McDonaghDirected by Steve ScottThru February 27th 2011Thursdays – Saturdays 8pmSundays 3pmBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours with a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Mothers and daughters!  Refusing to eat porridge, pouting for better cookies, lying about peeing... Read more »

"You like" "Carmilla"- "The Beauty Queen", "Odradek?"

Before I have a dream, I do like 2011 gearing up with a traditional favorite followed by horror, Globe resurrection and the House.       1.12.11  As You Like It at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (JLH) 1.15.11  Carmilla by Wildclaw Theatre at DCA THeatre 1.16.11  The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Shattered Globe at Athenaeum Theatre (RS)... Read more »
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