Posts tagged "Andy Hager"

"The Half-Brothers Mendelssohn" (Strange Tree Group): "Back to the Future: The 1900s Version"

"The Half-Brothers Mendelssohn" (Strange Tree Group): "Back to the Future:  The 1900s Version"
The Strange Tree Group presents the World Premiere of The Half-Brothers Mendelssohn. Two brothers.  Two mothers. One dead dad.  Playwright Elizabeth Bagby’s story begins in a funeral home.  Joseph Mendelssohn is being mourned by his wife, her son and his son by his first wife.  The service is respectfully somber until his first wife shows up.  Then, it’s irreverently... Read more »

"Blizzard 67" (Chicago Dramatists): Snow Spins Lives Out Of Control!

#8.  With a 20th floor view of Lake Shore Drive, my most avid memory of the 2011 Blizzard is stupid people walking ON the Drive.  I’m not talking about abandoning cars for survival.  I’m speaking of the idiots on the day after.  In between white-out conditions, curious ignorants wandered onto the major highway.  It drove... Read more »

"Overweight, Unimportant: Misshape -A European Supper (Trap Door Theatre): Hungry for Controversy!

An attractive couple walks into a bar… No, it’s not the opening of a joke.  It’s the catalyst that bonds ordinary locals into bizarre misfits.  Trap Door Theatre presentsOVERWEIGHT, unimportant: MISSHAPE – A European Supper.  The usual suspects are getting their drink on.  Piggy and Bunny are knitting and sniping. Karlo is looking for a fight.  Herta... Read more »
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