Posts tagged "AstonRep Theatre"

“The Water’s Edge” (AstonRep Theatre Company): A Work of Art Onto Itself

“The Water’s Edge” (AstonRep Theatre Company): A Work of Art Onto Itself
Reviewed by Sara Eisenbaum The connection to Greek tragedy that is at the heart of the play is clear from the first moment the characters enter scene one. The dysfunction that is present is at once comforting to an audience member as they connect with the dramatic interplay of individuals who have been scorned, left... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Oracle, Porchlight, and AstonRep

Off Book Chats Up Oracle, Porchlight, and AstonRep
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book reviews “The Mother” at Oracle Theatre and “My Pal Joey” at Porchlight Music Theatre. Our special guest is Robert Tobin, Artistic Director at AstonRep Theatre. This May 10th episode of Chicago Theatre Off Book was partially underwritten by Marty’s Martini Bar.  Shot word of the day:  dance Chicago Theatre Off Book... Read more »

"Next Fall" (AstonRep Theatre): Merits Fall Into A Sinkhole

"Next Fall" (AstonRep Theatre):  Merits Fall Into A Sinkhole
Reviewed by Sara Eisenbaum “Next Fall” at itʼs core is religiously cliche and offers a great deal of contradictions that for the most part are not welcome. Maybe because Godʼs love is the rather large mainstay of the performance I am feeling the need to purge a bit of kindness in order to atone for... Read more »
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