Posts tagged "American Theatre Company"
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies: “Treasured Stories by Eric Carle” by Chicago Children’s Theater at Victory Gardens, ”Hostage Song” at Signal Ensemble Theatre, “Rent” at American Theater Company with About Face Theatre, and ”A Little Night Music” at Writers Theatre. Our special guests are Michael Menendian from Raven Theatre and PJ Powers from Timeline Theatre. And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights. This May 18, 2012 episode... Read more »
It’s another round of Chicago Theatre Off Book on CHIRP. This week, we review local theatre offerings focused on different cultures: the Amish, the French, and the Opera-goer. Later, we’ll chat with Steep and Goodman about the excitement around their 2011/2012 Season. And of course, we’re featuring two local playwrights in our one-minute audio play segment, Got A... Read more »
American Theater Company presents The Big Meal Written by Dan LeFranc Directed by Dexter Bullard at American Theater, 1909 W. Byron (map) EXTENDED through March 27 | tickets: $20-$40 | more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh By the time an average person is 50 years old, he will have consumed over 50,000 meals. Annual... Read more »
The Super Bowl kicks of some super theatre before V.D.! 2.7.11 The Big Meal at American Theatre Company 2.8.11 Rain by Broadway in Chicago at Ford Oriental Theatre 2.10.11 Do The Hustle at WritersTheatre 2.11.11 Lohengrin at Lyric Opera 2.12.11 Trouble in Mind at The Artistic Home 2.13.11 The Moonstone at Lifeline Theatre
American Theatre Company presentsTHE MAMET REPERTORY: “OLEANNA” and “SPEED-THE-PLOW”At 1909 W. Byron Street Written by David MametDirected by Rick Snyder “OLEANNA” Thru October 30th “SPEED-THE-PLOW” Thru October 31stBuy Tickets Running Times: “OLEANNA” is sixty minutes. “SPEED-THE-PLOW” is eighty minutes. No intermissions. Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘You asked me to come. I don’t understand.’ Common language... Read more »
Starting at '1001' en route to 'Detroit' then 'Wuthering Heights' will push 'This Lady' to Mamet-palooza!
The theatre weekend starts on Thursday goes through Monday! 1001 by Collaboraction Theatre at The Chopin Detroit at Steppenwolf Theatre Wuthering Heights at Lifeline Theatre This Lady is not for Burning by Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Cafe MAMET-PALOOOZA: Oleanna and Speed-in-the-Plow at America Theatre Company Check back for my impressions of the opening performances!... Read more »
Bailiwick Chicago presents Aida Book by L. Woolverton, Robert Falls and D.H. Hwang Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice Directed by Scott Ferguson Music Directed by Jimmy Morehead/Robert Ollis at American Theatre Company, 1909 W. Byron (map) through August 1st | Tickets: $30-$45 | more info reviewed by Katy Walsh Egypt... Read more »
American Theater Company presents WELCOME TO ARROYO1909 W. Byron StreetWritten by Kristoffer DiazDirected by Jaime CastenedaThru May 16th Buy TicketsRunning Time: Two hours and fifteen minutes includes a ten minute delay start and ten minute intermission. By Katy Walsh Tupac, Grandmaster Flash, Kool Herc, Raina Rae? The hip-hop culture started in the South Bronx in... Read more »