Posts tagged "BJ Jones"

"Seasons Greetings" (Northlight Theatre): Guns, Puppets, Booze... Just Another Family X-Mas!

Christmas is about family!  People, with maybe no more in common than shared DNA, gathering together in celebration.  Dates, divorces, deaths and births constantly redefine the guest list, but forced relational interface is a certainty.  When my aunt got divorced in the seventies, my mom knew Mary Catherine’s first holiday would be hard. To distract... Read more »

Early Xmas Present "The Pitmen Painters" (TimeLine Theatre) Extends thru Dec 18th

‘Art is a place you can understand your whole life from.’ TimeLine Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of The Pitmen Painters.  In a northern mining town in England, a group of men strive for self-improvement.  They hire a professor to teach them art appreciation.  As the teacher showcases famous paintings, the guys lose themselves in the art.... Read more »

Review "A Life": An Octet Cast With All The Right Angles!

Northlight Theatre presents A LIFE North Shore Center for the Performing Arts 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois Written by Hugh Leonard Directed by BJ Jones Extended Thru May 2nd Buy Tickets Running Time: Two hours and fifteen minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission   Total his sums. Demand an audit.  Decide what he amounts to. ... Read more »
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