Posts tagged "Alex Fisher"

"Good Thing" (Poor Theatre): Evocative Story Needs Tightening

"Good Thing" (Poor Theatre):  Evocative Story Needs Tightening
Poor Theatre presents GOOD THING. Playwright Jessica Goldberg tackles an evocative subject: drug addicts having babies. Goldberg approaches the topic with true grit. She never reduces it to Jerry Springer sensational. She keeps it real, focusing on the post high school life of four students and two teachers. Goldberg develops complex relationships between brothers, spouses, and unrequited... Read more »

"The Birds" (Hell in a Handbag): Riotously Funny!

"The Birds" (Hell in a Handbag):  Riotously Funny!
When it came to finding a leading lady for the follow-up to his 1960 hit Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock cast a wide net after being rebuffed by his original choice, Grace Kelly. He eventually discovered a blond-haired, blue-eyed doppelganger in the form of a young Midwestern model named Nathalie “Tippi” Hedren who made her screen debut in “The Birds”... Read more »

EXTENDED AGAIN THRU February 24th "Hellcab" (Profiles Theatre): Slick Transitions and Memorable Characters

EXTENDED AGAIN THRU February 24th "Hellcab" (Profiles Theatre):  Slick Transitions and Memorable Characters
Profiles Theatre presents Hellcab in its 20th Anniversary production.  It’s Christmas Eve in Chicago. A taxi driver starts his holiday shift picking up church goers at 6:30am and ends it with a late night run to Melrose Diner. In between, it’s a mad parade of drunks and punks in and out of the backseat. The cabdriver is looking... Read more »
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"The Lion in Winter" (Idle Muse Theatre Company): Marvelous Monarchial Mayhem!

         Brothers are fighting over the Crown of England.  Mom is visiting from prison.  Dad is sleeping with his son’s fiance.  The King of France is in the guest room.  Going home for the holidays can be stressful. For this family, it’s going to be war! Idle Muse Theatre Company presents The Lion... Read more »