Posts tagged "Ana Kuzmanic"

"The Wheel" (Steppenwolf Theatre): WTF?

"The Wheel" (Steppenwolf Theatre):  WTF?
Steppenwolf Theatre presents the American premiere of THE WHEEL. My initial reaction to this show was ‘I don’t know what to think.’ Undoubtedly, this is the biggest spectacle I’ve ever seen on Steppenwolf’s stage.  Director Tina Landau doesn’t just contain the action to the stage.  Landau rips out the backdrop and uses the backstage bowels. ... Read more »

"Camino Real" (Goodman Theatre): Mind F#ck!

"Camino Real" (Goodman Theatre):  Mind F#ck!
“What is it like being a writer?  It’s like being free.  To be free is to achieve your life.”  -Camino Real #60.  Goodman Theatre presents CAMINO REAL.  “Camino Real” is Spanish for the ‘royal road’ or the ‘King’s Highway.’  A plethora of characters – Lord Byron, Casanova, Hunchback’s Esmeralda, Marguerite Gautier – are trapped at... Read more »

Review "Romeo & Juliet": Urban- Edgy Looks Fantastical, Sounds a Little Off-Key

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents ROMEO & JULIETOn Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand AvenueWritten by William ShakespeareDirected by Gale EdwardsBuy TicketsThru November 21st Running time:  Two hours and forty-five minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Party crasher falls for host’s daughter.  Their love is doomed by a family feud.  They go for... Read more »
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2010 Merritt Awards: Designers celebrate theatre accomplishments!

  By Katy Walsh Scenery, lights, sounds, costumes; theatre design is devising storytelling beyond the dialogue. On Monday, May 3, 2010, Chicago gathered at the Goodman Theatre to celebrate the role that designers play in the theatre community. The festivities brought together veteran and rookies in the theatre design world for networking and fellowship. The... Read more »

Review "A True History of the Johnstown Flood": Tread Water for the View!

Goodman Theatre presents A True History of the Johnstown Flood At 170 North Dearborn Written by Rebecca Gilman Directed by Robert Falls Thru April 18th Buy Tickets Running Time:  Two hours and forty minutes includes a twenty minute intermission   Actors playing actors.  Plays within a play.  A disaster on stage.  Goodman Theatre presents the... Read more »