Posts in category "The House Theatre"

"The Nutcracker" (House Theatre of Chicago): Quest for Holiday Bliss

"The Nutcracker" (House Theatre of Chicago):  Quest for Holiday Bliss
The House Theatre of Chicago presents their annual holiday tradition, THE NUTCRACKER. This was my third time enjoying the holidays with House Theatre.  The classic tale by E.T.A. Hoffman, that is best known as Tchaikovsky’s ballet, has been completely overhauled by The House.  Playwrights Phillip Klapperich and Jake Minton combine joy, sorrow and joy for... Read more »

"The Crownless King: Part II" (The House Theatre): The Thrilling and Complicated Adventure Continues

"The Crownless King:  Part II" (The House Theatre):  The Thrilling and Complicated Adventure Continues
The House Theatre of Chicago presents the world premiere of THE CROWNLESS KING:  PART II. The House launched a mythical trilogy last fall with The Iron Stag: Part I.  The three part series follows the quest of an orphaned innocent named Casper.  In Part I, Casper’s identity is discovered.  His claim to the magic hammer... Read more »

"Iron Stag King -Part One (The House Theatre): Must See for Evolving Trilogy!

"Iron Stag King -Part One (The House Theatre): Must See for Evolving Trilogy!
I love a good quest!  Unexpected heroes trying to save the world from evil.  Harry Potter vs Lord Voldemort.  Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader.  Frodo Baggins vs Lord Sauron. Indiana Jones vs Nazis. Katniss vs The Capitol. With all those dark forces in the universe, it’s reassuring to have a steadfast wizard, Jedi, hobbit, professor,... Read more »
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CASH to WICKED before HERO gets his NUTCRACKER, oh MIKADO!

A man in black plaus a green witch with a red twist, color my weekend perfect!  12.2.10  Cash by Pocket XIII at Stage 773 (WPH) 12.3.10  Wicked by Broadway in Chicago at The Oriental Theatre (MESD) 12.4.10  Lobby Hero at Red Twist Theatre (MESD) 12.5.10  Nutcracker by The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre (RS) 12.6.10  The Mikado at The... Read more »

All The Fame of Lofty Deeds Theatre Review: Banjo picking, toe tapping, tumbleweed talking good time!

The House Theatre of Chicago presents All The Fame of Lofty Deeds At The Chopin Theatre Written by Mark Guarino Based on and featuring the music and artwork of Jon Langford Directed by Tommy Rapley Thru December 20th Chugging whiskey, a forgotten country singer confesses his mistakes to a tumbleweed. The House Theatre of Chicago... Read more »

Review "Wilson Wants It All": House Delivers Hope!

The House Theatre of Chicago presents Wilson Wants It All At The Chopin Theatre 1543 W. Division Written by Michael Rohd and Phillip C. Klapperich Conceived and Directed by Michael Rohd Thru March 27th Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and twenty minutes includes a ten minute intermission and fifteen minute delayed start. It’s 2040.... Read more »
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