Posts tagged "Babes With Blades"

"Julius Caesar" (Babes with Blades): Female Force Attacks

"Julius Caesar" (Babes with Blades):  Female Force Attacks
Babes with Blades Theatre Company presents Julius Caesar. Rome welcomes back its hometown hero, Julius Caesar. The city’s vocal and visible adoration add to JC’s healthy self-esteem. They want him to be their King. JC’s growing popularity and arrogance gives the Senate pause. A group of rebels fear Caesar will turn the democracy to dictatorship. They... Read more »

"Susan Swayne and The Bewildered Bride" (Babes with Blades): First in a Series...I hope!

"Susan Swayne and The Bewildered Bride" (Babes with Blades):  First in a Series...I hope!
I love a good mystery.  I enjoy a book pulling me into a series of mazes and letting me navigate my way to the conclusion.  I also lean toward a female heroine solving the crime.  Two of my favorite series are written by Janet Evanovich and Jacqueline Winspear.  Evanovich writes about the comical adventures of... Read more »

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!

Off Book Chats Up Goodman, Babes of Blades, Mary Arrchie and much more!
Today, Chicago Theatre Off Book is reviewing exciting offerings from local theatre companies:  “Electra” at Mary Arrchie Theatre  “A Steady Rain” at Chicago Commercial Collective  and “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre . And we have Special Guests:  Leigh Barrett, Artistic Director of Babes with Blades and Marketta P. Wilder, starring as Yolanda in “Crowns” at Goodman Theatre .  And of course, we have 2 new Got A Minute? segments from local playwrights.     ... Read more »
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"Trash" (Babes with Blades): Aesthetically Disgusting Spectacle!

"Trash" (Babes with Blades):  Aesthetically Disgusting Spectacle!
  #69.  I hate biking behind a garbage truck. I start to involuntarily wretch at the sight of the vehicle in the distance.  As I get closer, the smell of rotting crap melding together gets more and more insufferable.  And the sunnier the day, the worse the *baking* stench is.  I always try to bike past... Read more »

Strangers and Romance (Strangeloop Theatre): Beautiful Tales of Hope through Despair

Where does romance start?  In a deserted train station?  In an empty church? Where does love end?  On an isolated subway platform?  On a vacated pew?  Strangeloop Theatre presents Strangers and Romance.  Award-winning, Chicago playwrightBarbara Lhota uses two one-act plays to illustrate the distance and closeness of lovers and strangers.  In a Boston subway station, Madison and Maddie role-play... Read more »

The Double (Babes with Blades Theatre Company): Madcap Love Fest!

A starlet flips her lid as yucks cast an eyeball on the bum rap that she’s a sharecropper.  The director’s ex snaps a cap over her active duty.  Is it the wrong gee?  Should she bust his chops or take a powder?  Babes With Blades Theatre presents the world premiere ofThe Double.  It’s 1940’s.  Conspirators have rallied... Read more »
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