Posts tagged "Baize Buzan"

"Fat Pig" (Steppenwolf Theatre): Refreshingly and Devastatingly Sincere

"Fat Pig" (Steppenwolf Theatre):  Refreshingly and Devastatingly Sincere
Steppenwolf Theatre, in partnership with Northwestern University, presents the Third Annual NEXT UP.  The NEXT UP series showcases graduate students from NU’s MFA programs in Direction and Design. This year the three shows running in repertory are FAT PIG, THE DRUNKEN CITY, and THE INTERNATIONALIST.   As a plus size woman, I was hesitant to... Read more »

"Failure: A Love Story" (Victory Gardens): Enchanting Keepsake Timepiece

"Failure: A Love Story" (Victory Gardens):  Enchanting Keepsake Timepiece
This show is all about clock watching.  And it only took me five minutes to be completely smitten with the Fail family. Victory Gardens presents the World premiere of FAILURE:  A LOVE STORY.  Gertie, Jenny June and Nellie are the Fail sisters.  They live above the family clock shop on the Chicago River.  They each... Read more »

"The Cripple of Inishmaan" (Redtwist Theatre): Masterful Storytelling by OUR Locals

#107. The thing about the Irish is we enjoy a good story.  The bigger the yarn, the bigger the appeal.  We amuse ourselves and each other with vivid tales of things that actually happened, could have happened or we wanted to happen. And we find stories are best told with a pint of humor and... Read more »
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